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Bitcoin has been in the news a lot lately because of its rapid increase in valuation. This map considers what goes into creating bitcoin: the computers "mining" bitcoin collectively consume more electricity than the countries shown in orange on this map. In fact, if bitcoin mining were a country, it would be 61st in the world in electricity consumption. bigthink.com/strange-maps/bitcoin-consumes-more-energy-than-159-individual-countries
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