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What are some mind blowing facts about Bitcoin?

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  • For the first time in history, people were doing peer-to-peer financial transactions without needing any intermediary
  • For the first time an inherent value was created digitally not pegged to any physical resource
  • Satoshi Nakamoto - the creator of bitcoin is still unknown to world and has initiated so many speculations for who could be him.
  • Started a completely new industry and paved a way for the development of thousands of similar open source projects moving the world's attention towards decentralization, transparency and immutability.
For me the most mind blowing fact about the Bitcoin is that it's creator managed to remain anonymous for the whole time ! In this time when anonymity is very much appreciated and it's very hard to stay anonymous, it is a really mind blowing fact!

True, some people in the past claimed that they were Satoshi Nakamoto , but none of them provided proof of that.
A former spaceX intern claimed that Elon musk is the founder of THE FOUNDER OF BITCOIN, but musk denied it commented, “not true , a friend sent me a part of bitcoin a few years, but i dont know where it is.”
rupees 100 invested in bitcoin in the year 2010 is now worth rupees 2.3 crores in 2017.
bitcoin traded at $13,900 in Zimbawean exchnge.
Bitcoin mining consumes more electricity than 159 countries, according to cryptocurrency analysis website digiconomist. It reported that if bitcoin miners were a country they would rank 61th. If the consumption incresed at this rate, bitcoin mining is expected to use all world’s electricity by february 2020.
bitcoin hit $11000 just 12 hours after reaching $10000.
Bitcoin could easily reach $40000 by the end of 2018, hedge fund legend Novogratz say!
source: inshorts
That it is a whole lot more expensive than gold to be something you can't even touch and see 😆
Bitcoin would become the international currency of the world.
One day it would be valued at $1,000,000
Some of better known facts are being listed here. Slightly dated data but its is well depicted.

The inventor of Bitcoin is still a mystery!!!
Bitcoin can never be banned!!!
There will never be more than 21 million bitcoins!
Only a few thousand lines of code make up Bitcoin
Bitcoin is the future... Investing in bitcoin is the greatest inheritance to give any generation unborn