# Check Out the Evolution of the US Dollar Bill

The US one dollar bill is still old school. In fact, it has the oldest design of all US currency being produced today. So that means it doesn’t have the flashy tech, or the colorful hues, or the wild looks that have leaked into the redesigns of the more valuable banknotes. But that doesn’t mean it hasn’t changed. Just…

# Watch Old Dollar Bills Get Turned into Dirt

When the Fed constantly replaces old, tattered dollar bills with new, crispy cash, millions of notes get pulled out of circulation while new dollar bills get put in circulation. So what happens to all that old money? It gets shredded. But then what?

# The Mathematical Explanation for Why You Can't Catch a Falling Dollar Bill with Your Fingers

Here’s a really interesting mathematical explanation on how the “catch a dollar” trick works. You know the trick: a person holds a bill vertically and says you can keep the bill if you can catch the dollar with your fingers when it drops. You never catch it. It’s really hard! Why?

# Watch a \$50 bill get rubbed off to reveal a \$10 bill

If all the numbers say it’s a 50 dollar bill and it feels like a 50 dollar bill... it still might not be a 50 dollar bill. This counterfeit \$50 is actually hiding its true self: a 10 dollar bill. And it’s doing a good job too! Since it’s likely that most people’s over trusting eyes would just see the 50 and assume…

# Time-lapse: How to counterfeit a (giant) dollar with pencil and ink

32-year-old self-taught Italian artist Giorgio Arcuri likes to make photorealistic drawings. He told me in an email that he loves the tiny detail work and this giant 27.56 x 11.73-inch (70 x 29.8-centimeter) reproduction of a one dollar bill is a great example of that. Watch the time-lapse of how he created it.

# The Man Who Quit Money

Daniel Suelo quit money 12 years ago and has been living in a cave in Utah and survives by eating wild food and roadkill. He has no job, doesn't take welfare and doesn't ever use money.

# Celebrity Psychics Can Claim \$1M If Their Powers Are Real

The James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF) is so convinced clairvoyants are a scam that the non-profit group is offering a \$1 million dollar prize to any celebrity psychic who can prove his or her power is real.

# The Bitcoin Is Dying. Whatever.

There's no denying the rise of Bitcoin has been as amusing as it has been interesting. A quasi-anonymous, internet-spawned currency that shoots up to a price of \$32 is captivating. But the honeymoon is over and Bitcoin is falling. Fast.

# This Is How a Dollar Bill Lives and Dies

That single that's been wadded up in your front pocket for the last two weeks? You're just a way station, my friend. Because it's seen and done more than you could ever imagine. Here's its secret history.

# Nintendo Says Wii Still in Short Supply This Christmas, We Call Them Out

If you read what Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata said about Wii shortages this holiday season and didn't get angry, well, you're not paying enough attention. Forbes paraphrases him as saying "demand for the device in the U.S. is unusually high in contrast to either Europe or Asia," which is why you might not be able to get…

# Weak, Flabby Dollar Creating Wii Fit Shortage, Could Probably Use Some Time On Wii Fit

Did you see Lam sweating it out in his Wii Fit review? Did that cause you rush out to the store, hands trembling with anticipation, in an attempt to procure one for yourself? Of course it did, but you probably came home empty-handed because the thing was basically sold out weeks before it even launched. And now we…

# Details Surface About the \$1 Million Laptop

The jewel in the crown as a huge diamond that you carry around with you, and the laptop will only start if you insert that specific gem into its form-fitting receptacle. Company CEO Rohan Sinclair Luvaglio says diamonds have been used elsewhere in the notebook, but "we have given them purpose." Said Luvaglio, "I…

# Mysterious Million-Dollar Laptop Pictures and Video Surface

"We've created our own path—our creations, our designs, our attention to detail... are like nothing you've experienced before... We're not interested in 'mass production' or designing 'entry level products'—we leave that to others... We guarantee that everything we do will exceed expectations... We create and hand…