Tagged: money

The Rothschilds

The Aristocrats, directed by Bafta-winning film-maker Patrick Forbes, explores modern day high society through historically prominent families. With unique access to names of note and notoriety, The Aristocrats opens a window onto a so-called...

The plastic queen

Surgery obsessed glamour model Pixee has undergone hundreds of extreme procedures in her bid to become a living cartoon. In her pursuit of plastic perfection, Pixee has had over 200 cosmetic procedures and radical...

Pachinko obsession explained

Pachinko machines were first built during the 1920s as a children’s toy called the “Corinth game”, based on and named after the American “Corinthian bagatelle“. Another likely inspiration was the Billard japonais, ‘Japanese billiards’, invented in Western Europe...

Extreme World: human trafficking

Coming face to face with the horror of human trafficking reduced TV hardman Ross Kemp to tears. His encounters with slave masters and victims moved the Extreme World frontman very deeply. So he didn’t think twice...

A look inside one of the world’s biggest Bitcoin mines

Bitcoin’s record rally is proving a boon for China, a country that is at the heart of the crypto-currency economy. It hosts some of the biggest exchanges and dominates the mining of new bitcoins....

How PayPal became the internet’s payment system

PayPal is an American company operating a worldwide online payment system that supports online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods like checks and money orders. PayPal is one...

5 shocking bitcoin stories

Bitcoin has been around for a few years now, enough time for the cryptocurrency to give us a few unforgettable stories. These are indeed shocking, as some of those involved in these events found themselves...

Gaius Appuleius Diocles

Gaius Appuleius Diocles (104-146) was a Roman charioteer. A native of Lamego, Lusitania (now Lamego, Portugal), his first notable victory outside his native land was in Ilerda (now Lleida, Spain) This success brought him...