34 Money Facts To Stuff Into Your Brain Wallet

34 Money Facts To Stuff Into Your Brain Wallet

If only money facts could somehow translate to money itself. Hmm, maybe they can. Take this list door-to-door, and sell one fact at a time. Five bucks for “Bono once bought a $1,500 plane ticket for his hat.” Ten for “Thomas Jefferson had a million-dollar wine habit.” You can thank us when you’re buried in cold, hard cash.

Elon Musk bought a submarine car from a Bond movie. CRACKED.COM Wet Nellie sounds like a playground punishment Musk got every day of his childhood, but it's the nickname of the car featured in The Spy Who Loved Me, and only set him back about $1 million.

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Breaking Bad's episode Fly was the product of the show going over its budget. Just moving production trucks to a new location cost $25,000-35,000, and they couldn't afford that, so they needed an episode contained in just one place. CRACKED.COM

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Alderaan got blown up in Star Wars because Alderaan scenes were too expensive. George Lucas' initial idea was for Alderaan to be the site of the prison Leia would get rescued from, but he didn't have as much money as he wanted, so he just put all those scenes on the Death Star. CRACKED.COM

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CRACKED IDE Tyres GOING FROM £10 MILLION TO DELIVERING COAL A 19-year-old garbage collector from the UK won about £10 million on the lottery in 2002. But he spent it all on a wild lifestyle and, 10 years later, was completely broke. Не then started working seven days a week delivering coal and firewood.

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Rich people requests A GLOBAL YACHT MEASURING CONTEST An Australian billionaire ordered his yacht to be driven from Sydney to NYC, and have lunch for 50 people ready. None of the food was eaten, he was just having a rich dude party in a building overlooking the harbor, and just wanted to say, That's my boat. CRACKED

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It took 10 years GRACKED.COM (from 1938 to 1948) for the Secrets Service to catch the desive HUNDRE Eight-Eighty Mister NOT TE If ONE PL LAY LA - DOLLARS ... who had 'Wahsington' on his counterfeit $1 bills. That's right. Counterfeit $1 bills.

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The US flew nearly $12 billion in shrink-wrapped $100 bills into Iraq. after KAZA Then they tossed it around without checking to see who was receiving it or how it was being spent. A congressional committee found that a staggering amount of the cash, which was was earmarked for Iraqi ministries and US contractors, was lost to corruption and waste. CRACKED.COM http://www.theguardian.com/world/2007/feb/08/usa iraq1

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