ICOs (or Initial Coin Offerings) have been all the rage for a while. Although, admittedly, there are a number of countries that have clamped down on them significantly. Anyway, this listing of the best-return ICOs to date is quite fun:

top icos
Thanks this website

I will admit that I am mostly entertained by the ‘reasons’ given for each altcoin’s existence.

I mean, “gambling” comes up at least 3 times. And I’m not sure why Wikipedia needs the blockchain – but perhaps I’m not imaginative enough.

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