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How Does BitCoin Work?

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If money is only valuable when we believe in it, how much is a BitCoin actually worth? Jonathan explains the virtual currency as well as how to mine it and the risks involved in investing. Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on the HowStuffWorks team to explore - and explain - the everyday science in the world around us on BrainStuff. Download the New TestTube iOS app! http://testu.be/1ndmmMq Watch More BrainStuff on TestTube http://testtube.com/brainstuff Subscribe Now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=brainstuffshow Watch More http://www.youtube.com/BrainStuffShow Twitter http://twitter.com/BrainStuffHSW Facebook http://facebook.com/BrainStuff Google+ http://gplus.to/BrainStuff
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Why waste energy on verifying bitcoin when u can use other effortless transaction out there..... May be Im wrong.. pls help me to understand
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This made no sense...
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So... to earn bitcoins, which is to generate money, you need to... be good at math and just answer questions faster? Or was this just an analogy?
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