1. Wait, What?

    University Now Accepting Bitcoins

    This April 3, 2013 photo shows bitcoin tokens at 35-year-old software engineer Mike Caldwell's shop in Sandy, Utah. Caldwell mints physical versions of bitcoins, cranking out homemade tokens with codes protected by tamper-proof holographic seals, a retro-futuristic kind of prepaid cash. With up to 70,000 transactions each day over the past month, bitcoins have been propelled from the world of Internet oddities to the cusp of mainstream use, a remarkable breakthrough for a currency which made its online debut only four years ago. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

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    Fake money sure goes a long way these days. California’s Draper University, which prides itself on being an unconventional school, is the first institution to accept bitcoins for tuition. “Bitcoin was really easy to accept,” a Draper spokesperson told higher-education magazine Campus Technology. “It only makes sense that we assist in the development of the most innovative concepts.And it’s not the only nontraditional currency the school is taking. Draper also welcomes barter, equity, profit sharing, and even advertising tradeouts, according to the school’s press release. What's next, Monopoly money?

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