July 2021 Friday’s e-links: From Infrastructure and Yap Money to Wind Power

Starting with Yap money and ending with infrastructure history, our five e-links for July also include camouflaged cookies and wind power.

July 2021 Friday’s e-links: From Camouflaged Cookies to Yap Money

Starting with Yap money and ending with camouflaged cookies, our four e-links for July also include an Oatly IPO and wind turbine history.

July 2021 Friday’s e-links: From Yap Money and Bitcoin to Wind Turbines

Different and yet similarly excellent, our July 2021 e-links include an article on Yap money and Bitcoin, and offshore wind turbine podcasts.

Where Money Is Not What We Expect It To Be

Asked about the meaning of money, we might be surprised to see a circular chunk of limestone compared to a U.S. dollar bill.

July 2021 Friday’s e-links: Yap Money

Connecting ancient Yap islander money to bitcoin, July’s e-links begin with an article that suggests bitcoin could have an ancestor.

The Money That Vegans Won’t Spend

Angering vegetarians, the U.K.’s new £5 note is an example of polymer currency that is made with a trace of meat in one of the materials that compose it.

Why a Dollar Coin Might Not Be Money

In the U.S. the Federal Reserve tried to introduce metal dollar coins into the money supply but currency demand indicates that people prefer paper.