Some WTF pics.....

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One of our kids got BTC at $906 , a lot of BTC. They made two sales last year & one sale this year & still hold a sizable quantity.


Not worthless...propelled a 30 something into a multimillionaire
'course they did have to pay a good chunk in cap gains .

So your assertion that BTC is "worthless" is :laugh:
Just wait...several central banks in the world are in the process of creating their own crypto.
I can still remember when Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan crapped on crypto , only to admit years later that he was wrong. :cool: & they opened a crypto trading desk

The more interesting phenomena is how millennials trust crypto .

Another one of our kids is into NFTs , NBA NFTs mostly

Please note that I did not remark that cryptocurrency was worthless. I said "equally worthless".

There are a lot of NFT's that would fool you. For example, this digital image sold for $4.37 million dollars.
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And that there is a real WTF for today.
 
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Didn't know Ronnie was a southpaw..

Yes indeed.

As well as these guys:
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"Left-handedness, particularly in men, is associated with a stronger integration of the two hemispheres of the brain and therefore brain functions. A tentative explanation for our findings is that these differences in neural structures lead to differences in reciprocity and beliefs about other people’s reciprocity, potentially because (male) left-handers find it easier to process and take into account information about others and reckon with their possible intentions. More specifically, our results indicate that brain lateralisation and the size of the corpus callosum play an important role in shaping social preferences.

Handedness has also been associated with natural prenatal exposure to testosterone which is itself thought to have a strong impact on brain development. Prenatal testosterone exposure is thought to shift brain development away from a brain geared towards empathy in direction of a brain wired for dealing with systems.
It is also a potential cause of autism, a condition associated with very low levels of empathy.4 Prenatal exposure to testosterone has a negative impact on the size of the corpus callosum (Witelson, 1991) and may therefore shift handedness towards the right (Witelson and Nowakowski, 1991). This effect is probably exclusive to men for whom the link between handedness and the size of the corpus callosum is much stronger and who are exposed to much higher levels of prenatal testosterone exposure.5 The opposite relation (prenatal testosterone being a cause of left- handedness) has also been hypothesized (Geschwind and Galaburda, 1987). The empirical evidence is inconclusive, with some evidence found in both directions.6 In summary, the strength of prenatal exposure to testosterone, which is associated with lower levels of empathy, may be both positively or negatively correlated with left-handedness. A negative correlation, implying higher levels of empathy in left-handers, is more likely for men.
One interesting thing to note is that because so much of this occurs in the womb it establishes that at least some social personality characteristics are set to a large degree before birth."
 
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The caption for your image was "This man was the winner. In a few weeks his stomach will return to normal and will remain a hero for life "

Not sure I would wish to be part of that culture. You see, these guys are entering a competition (Ka'el) where the winner gets lots of respect but not much else. For 6 months, it's no sex at all, and nothing to eat but milk and cow's blood.
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"The first bowl of blood, containing about 1 to 2 litres, is drunk at sunrise.
But the man must drink the blood quickly before it coagulates."

"The area is also often invaded by flies during these meals.
Some men cannot drink everything and instead finding themselves vomiting violently.
The ceremony ends with the sacrifice of a cow in which tribesmen kill it with a huge sacred stone."

Apparently, not too many of that tribe are willing to be one of the fat men.
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"The region does not normally welcome tourists and has largely kept its traditions."
 
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Please note that I did not remark that cryptocurrency was worthless. I said "equally worthless".

There are a lot of NFT's that would fool you. For example, this digital image sold for $4.37 million dollars.
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And that there is a real WTF for today.
2021_NYR_20447_0001_001_beeple_everydays_the_first_5000_days034733_.jpgMeh, move over...

^^ This NFT by Mike Winkelmann sold for $69 million at Christies ; prior to this sale Winkleman never sold anything for over $100:laugh:

He's known as Beeple

Jeez, we should all try our hand in this "equally worthless" stuff, lol
 
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