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This family took on the TidePod challenge and it’s not what you think

The Oribello family in Colorado pretended to take part in the Tide Pod Challenge by swapping out the detergent pods for frosted treats. The family claims to have posted the video to raise awareness of the dangers of eating TidePods. Some in the comment section praised them for their successful prank, while others criticized their actions. 

Bye-bye, Bitcoin. It’s all about bananacoins.

Bananacoin is a cryptocurrency that is linked to banana prices. It’s investing in Laotian banana farms in exchange for digital “tokens.” One token based on Ethereum is equal to the export price of 1 kilogram of bananas. Investing in bananacoin could be for a good cause, considering the most common types of banana are endangered.