Oyster shells, pearls, plaster, live animals, and even grain were used as cash before notes and coins were invented. It could be considered "money" as much because it was divided and scarce.

Money is a cultural obsession and we can't do much about it. So, have you thought about the origins of the term "money"? 

According to Mark Twain, money is the ultimate evil. According to St. Paul: the desire for wealth is the basis of all evil. It has gone from a neat technology for bargaining to the massively complex structures and institutions that we impact so much in our daily lives.

While the majority of us struggle to pay our expenses, some people acquire $250 million apartments for the occasional vacation. More on this, as well as 27 other vexing facts about the wealthy, prices, and money in general:

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As of May 2021, Bitcoin eats up about 0.55% of the world's electricity production. The rough amount is 110 Terawatt Hours per year, which is basically the same as the power consumption of a small country, like Malaysia or Sweden. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

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