MTG fans rejoice! Rudy of Alpha Investments and Vintage Magic's Daniel Chang both have chosen to invest, collect and trade Magic the Gathering cards instead of cryptocurrencies, stocks, or other commodities. Why? For one, the Alpha Black Lotus you see above at one time fetched $50,000, and back in 1993, they could be found in booster packs or starter decks that cost you under $10 each. The success of the initial edition prompted a reissue later in 1993 (Unlimited Edition), along with expansions to the game. Arabian Nights was released as the first expansion in December 1993. New expansions and revisions of the base game ("Core Sets") have since been released on a regular basis, amounting to four releases a year. Continue reading for more videos and information.
Six-year-old Ryan, the "host" of Ryan ToysReview, a popular toy-review channel on YouTube, reportedly earned $11 million (pretax) income in 2017. It all started when Ryan, then a 4-year-old fan of toy-review videos, asked his parents why he couldn't also follow in their footsteps, and the rest is history. The channel started out slowly until a July 2015 video went viral, which featured Ryan opening and reviewing a box containing more than 100 toys from Pixar's "Cars" series. As of today, that video has close to 800 million views. Continue reading for more videos and information.
Wenger's 16999 Swiss Army Knife has been making its rounds on the internet for nearly a decade now, but the reviews continue to roll in. Just to recap, this monster has "87 implements", "141 functions", and is "perfect for the collector". One caveat: a used example will still cost you $8,999 plus shipping, so you may need to take out a small loan just to purchase it. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on video and more reviews.
One of the last things you'd want to do while under the influence this holiday season is send a text message that you end up regretting. Fortunately, many people have already done so as a warning for others, including this person, who thought that he drove himself home, when in reality, his friend did, while he was just toying with a paper plate. Continue reading for more.
Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, the brothers who failed to gain control of Facebook after alleging that the idea had been lifted from them, have now become the world's first Bitcoin billionaires. Recent surges in the cryptocurrencty has rocketed their initial $11 million investment made just four years ago. The brothers haven't sold a single one of their Bitcoins, currently valued at $11,600 a piece, and watched them accrue value since it was trading at just $120. Continue reading to see a video of someone who used their Bitcoin profits to buy a Lamborghini Huracan and for more information.
Kate McClure didn't expect to get stranded on the road while driving to Philadelphia last month, much less change someone else's life. After pulling over on the side of I-95, McClure, 27, was approached by a homeless man named Johnny. She was nervous at first, but Johnny told her to get back into her car and to lock the doors while he walked to get help. So, he went to a nearby gas station, used his last $20 fill a gas can and brought it back to fill her car up. Moved by the gesture, she promised to come back with something, and in addition to cash, snacks and Wawa gift cards, a GoFundMe was started online, where internet users have contributed over $350,000. Continue reading for more pictures and another video of his reaction.
Let's face it, selfies are nothing new or special, especially when browsing social media services, like Instagram. One artist realized this as well, and decided to transform random portraits of strangers he found on the photo-sharing service into manga characters. Yes, you'll see a few familiar faces as well. Continue reading for more pictures and another video. Click here for a few bonus images.
Yes, this is a real product, and not just a gag April Fools Day item. At $10,000 USD, KFC's Internet Escape Pod was designed to provide a getaway from all those Black Friday / Cyber Monday sales, and can comfortably fit four adults as well as a bucket of KFC. The US-made steel structure features enamel paint and 8-pound high-density architectural foam. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Ever come across an image of something that just puzzles you? Simply post it on Reddit, and you'll have your answer in minutes. Bored Panda rounded up several strange images that were quickly solved by internet users, starting with the bizarre jellyfish-like creature above. Simply put, it's part of a siphonophore, which superficially resemble jellyfish, with one example being the venomous Portuguese man o' war. Continue reading to see more. Click here for a few bonus images.
Azuki, a hedgehog who lives in Japan, recently went on a camping trip, and his owner posted the adventure on Instagram. Yes, the tiny hedgehog got his own set of miniature Coleman camping gear, complete with a tent, kayak, and barbecue. The food may have been plastic, but we're sure he got plenty of treats after the shoot. Continue reading for more pictures.