Top 10 Bizarre Facts About Bitcoin

Howells purchased 7,500 Bitcoins shortly after the currency’s launch in 2009. After spilling drink on his laptop, 

1.Man Accidentally Throws $290 Million Into Landfill

Anonymous ‘Robin Hood’ hackers are holding major corporations to ransom then donating some of the money to charity.

2.‘Robin Hood’ Hackers Donate Stolen Bitcoin

In December 2017, Camsoda launched an online service that allows people to link their sex toys to Bitcoin. 

3.BitCast Sex Toys

In March 2019, a technology journalist used Bitcoin to transmit a short extract from The Communist Manifesto into space.

4.Journalist Broadcasts The Communist Manifesto Into Space

In 2021, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued a warning about unsound financial advice on TikTok.

5.TikTok’s Misleading Trading Advice

In 2019, Kurt Russell appeared in a strange financial crime drama based around corruption in the New York Bitcoin market.

6.Crypto, The Bitcoin-Based Crime Drama Starring Kurt Russell

Bitcoin uses more energy than the whole of Argentina say analysts at Cambridge University Bitcoin is created through an energy expensive process called mining

7.Larger Energy Consumption Than Argentina

Pornhub has allowed viewers to pay for content in cryptocurrency. For many sex workers, this is a key component of their online revenue.

8.Porn Industry

India has been hit by a wave of kidnappers demanding payment in Bitcoin. In 2020, an eight-year-old boy was kidnapped in Karnataka while walking with his grandfather.

9.India’s Bitcoin Kidnappings

The video sees Alexander Hamilton go head to head with Bitcoin’s enigmatic creator Satoshi Nakamoto.

10.LinkedIn Founder Creates Bitcoin Rap Battle