8 things you can buy with bitcoins right now

Funny money? Think again. There are lots of places -- and ways -- you can spend bitcoins. Here's are a few.

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You can learn karate, Brazilian jiu-jitsu or kickboxing with Atlanta Kick.

Jeff Thompson started accepting virtual cash after he and his cryptographer girlfriend learned about it in depth at a tech conference.

"It hasn't really caught on yet," he said. "Only the hardcore nerds are doing it at the moment. It's a little niche."

Still, a few students have used it to buy equipment and even memberships. One dad used it to pay for a birthday party for his kids. Thompson is now thinking about installing a Bitcoin ATM early next year.

- Last updated November 26 2013 10:27 AM ET
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