Kyle MacDonald famously traded a red paperclip for a house, using a series of shrewd trades, great PR, and the power of the internet. In this five-minute video, MacDonald explains how it happened. And no, you may not have my red paperclip. My red Swingline stapler, on the other hand, is available to trade for a dwelling of pretty much any size.
More recently, MacDonald (and a team of artists) decided to buy literally every item for sale in a corner store as part of an art project. "This is what... READ ON