After recording all his lines in a Canadian accent, Mike Myers had a change of heart and decided Shrek should have a Scottish accent. His decision to rerecord all of his lines cost the studio $4 million but in the end, it paid off big time. Let's take a look at that and 28 more facts about prices, finances, and money in general: 

By selling recycled paper to China. 002745 CRACKED.COM No matter what they're selling, if it's leaving China, it's doing so in a cardboard box. Cheung Yan realized this and opened a paper trading company when she was 28, but she found the Chinese paper quality too poor. So, she headed to Los Angeles, where she bought waste paper, recycled it, and sent it to China. Now her firm, Nine Dragons Paper Holdings, makes billions in revenue.

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The first real-world Bitcoin transaction involved buying two pizzas for 10,000 ВТС. That happened on May 22, 2010, and it was the equivalent of about $25 at the time -- it'd be roughly $360 million in late May 2021. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM


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