Wonder how the economy actually works? This nice is a nice nuts-and-bolts explanation, if you’ve got a half hour to spare. Who watches anything on YouTube for a half hour, sheesh! Well, in this case, do it: How The Economic Machine Works, by Ray Dalio. More here.
There’s lots of videos on YouTube of people making rings out of silver coins – here’s a particularly mesmerizing one of a Kennedy Half becoming jewelry.