Video: There is no shortage of gadget mutilation videos on YouTube. Especially videos of iPhones. And especially on TechRax's channel: The dude's run an iPhone over, shot one, boiled one and torched one. This time, he's pouring smoking black tar all over a shiny new device. As you watch the scorching liquid of doom cascade onto the phone, knowing that it's expensive and knowing that millions of people have bought one is what makes is so satisfying. The waste! The excess! Poor iPhone.
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Five years ago, I threw away a hard drive. An utterly generic 250GB portable hard drive, already a few years old, with a couple of dings and scratches in its shell and with the beginnings of an audible click that would have eventually killed it. It had a data file containing 1400 Bitcoin on it. No big deal, at the time. Today, those few kilobytes are worth more than four million dollars.
You can't make this s*^& up. Or can you?