31 Trivia Tidbits About Money That Will Make You Rich... In Knowledge

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31 Trivia Tidbits About Money That Will Make You Rich... In Knowledge

The great thing about money facts is that they’re nowhere near as dirty as the money itself. That was our biggest takeaway from our chat with the billing department this morning. They informed us that we’ll be paid in money facts from now on, so we’re just staying positive. Like, think of all the money we’ll save on hand soap!

Justin Timberlake bought MySpace. CRACKED.COM After portraying social media pioneer Sean Parker, Timberlake was part of a group that spent $35 million to buy MySpace. 4 years later, in 2015, he sold his shares to a fan for one exact dollar.

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Heidi Montag spent $10 million prepping for the apocalypse. CRACKED.COM Montag and husband Spencer Pratt were so sure that the world was ending via asteroid in 2012, that they started spending (and tipping!) lavishly. When the world didn't end, they had to move in with Pratt's parents.

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In 2018, Russian nuclear scientists were arrested for Bitcoin mining on the job. (illustration) Apparently, they tried to use one of the most powerful supercomputers in Russia, at a top-secret nuclear warhead facility, to mine ВТС. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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North Korea's military used Bitcoin to steal over half a billion dollars. They stole it from online trading platforms in 2017 and 2018, and used blockchain technology (the basis of Bitcoin) to be able to do it undetected. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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In Turkey, you can no longer use cryptocurrencies to buy anything at all. Due to rising inflation, people started using crypto for everyday transactions more and more, but the government put a stop to that on April 30, 2021. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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BANQUE DU ZAIRE VINGY MIELE ZAIRES 0 0 0 0 17-1991 Nyuhril When dictator Joseph Mobutu was overthrown, Zaire's government cut his face off the currency until they could design and print new notes. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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China once accidentally faked out all its ATMs. 100 100 00 10 AA00000001 AA0000000 Their high-roller gold 100-yuan bill contained actual gold. It was such an effective anti-counterfeiting measure that the country's ATMS couldn't recognize them for several days. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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Canadians trade coupons from a tire company. Lienter CANADIAN TIA CANADARIAS 10c LS CANADIAN TIRE LA SOCIETE CANADIAN TRE LIMITEE I CASH BONUS out B BONI CANADIAN TIRE CARADUAN TIRE CONPORATI ion, LIMITED Canada Tire is so ubiquitous that lots of bars and small businesses an accept their official Canadian Tire Money. Someone was even caught counterfeiting $11 million worth. CRACKED.COM NOW YOU KNOW

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