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Why do quarters have ridges on their edges?

According to the U.S. Mint, ridges were added to the edges of quarters (aka reeded edges) to help prevent fraud and counterfeiting. Reeded edges...
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What is Bitcoin?

Below is my very introductory summary of bitcoin. I could go on for multiple pages, but that isn't the point of this website. I'm...

How did eBay get its name?

eBay.com got its name from the company name, The Echo Bay Technology Company. Pierre Omidyar created the website AuctionWeb in 1995. AuctionWeb was the predecessor to...

Is it illegal to keep found money?

Every state has laws requiring the return of found money or property if it is possible to identify the owner. If you find a...
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How does the government determine the unemployment rate?

The monthly unemployment rate is based on the results of a monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) called the...

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