Venezuela Bolivar Worth Less Than ‘World of Warcraft’ Currency

Venezuela’s real world currency – the bolivar – is worth less than fake gold in Azeroth, the mythical setting of World of Warcraft.

At least, that’s the case if you judge the black market value of the bolivar, one of the most popular ways to change money in the country.

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Collectors Grab Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’ Jacket, Elvis’s Underwear

Beatlemania is still running wild for music collectors.

A handwritten page of lyrics by John Lennon titled “Being for the Benifit [sic] of Mr Kite!” was the top selling item at a Saturday auction of rock memorabilia hosted by Julien’s Auctions. The one-sheet, which was written in ballpoint pen, with parts copied over in black marker, sold for $354,400.

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There’s a Huge Marketing Machine Around the ‘Angry Birds’ Movie – Fortune

If you’re feeling a bit of deja vu these days, it’s understandable.

Six years ago, Angry Birds mania was at its peak, with people happily wearing t-shirts promoting the game as they walked around, nose-down in their phones, flinging the titular creatures at egg-stealing pigs. Children would walk beside them, either playing the game themselves or clutching a plush doll of the characters.

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