Only 8% of the world’s currency is physical money, the rest only exists on computers.
Your $1 bill could be worth thousands. If you’ve ever read the eight-digit serial number on a dollar bill, it was probably out of sheer boredom. But those digits are more than a number to a thriving online community, for whom they can take on a near-mystical significance. Right now, on their website, you can buy a $1 bill with the serial number 00000002 for a whopping $2,500 or consider a $5 bill with the number 33333333 for $13,000. Low serial numbers, from 00000001 to 00000100, are sought after, as well as palindromes (23599532), solids (with a digit that repeats eight times), seven-of-a-kinds (66666665), ladders (45678901) and important dates (12071941).
People often feature luxury or dumb or crazy products that cost an unreasonable money. Well, here’s a website that highlights nothing else. Most Expensive website.
For instance, the most expensive tea in the world, is a rare Chinese tea called Tieguanyin, which is priced at £1,700 per kilo (around $1,500/lb). The Most Expensive Honey they could find is $83.00 per jar.
There is scientific evidence that money can buy you happiness.
The first official US coin said, “Mind your business.”
When he was 12 years old, Fidel Castro wrote a letter to Franklin Roosevelt. He asked him for a $10 dollar bill because he had never seen one before.
In 1792 criminals saw they could make a good profit by filing shavings from the sides of gold and silver coins and selling the precious metal, which is why coins now have ridges on their sides.
If you have no debts and $10 in your pocket, you have more wealth than 25% of Americans.
A magazine sent a check for 13 cents to a dozen wealthy people. Only Donald Trump and Adnan Khashoggi, a Saudi Arabian arms-dealer and businessman, cashed the check.
Leaving the US with more than $5.00 in pennies is a crime that could land you in jail for five years.