29 Dec '14, 9am

6 Weird and Wonderful Bitcoin Events of 2014

6 Weird and Wonderful Bitcoin Events of 2014

It's been a roller coaster year in bitcoin, and not just for the price. While companies like Circle ventured to make bitcoin a serious contender in mainstream finance, there were many events that highlighted the not-so-serious side of the currency. Here are six of the best. Poop mail Whoever said that bitcoin couldn't buy you things? Alongside Xbox credits , university tuition and craft beer , 2014 was the year that the digital currency first bought you a parcel full of crap. Founded in October, Shitexpress is a service that mails a tupperware container of horse manure with a personalised message on your behalf (see Motherboard journalist Jason Koebler's I hate your guts ). In its first 30 days, the company made over $10,000 . On the Shitexpress blog, CEO 'Peter' said he had received orders from over 30 different countries and plans to expand his "killer app". It's raining...

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