Stick your bacon in this

Pig E Bank Electronic Bank

piggy bank

This polished silver digital piggy bank records the cash you feed it and displays the total on an LED screen. It aims to teach kids the value of a dollar, according to the manufacturer, and costs $24.95 at the Science eStore.

But oddly enough, the seemingly modern Pig E Bank Electronic Bank doesn't take dollars. It only recognizes pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters. As RedFerret noticed, that's a lot of coinage needed to save for a new .

Considering the U.S. dollar coin has big plans starting in 2007, what kind of hogwash is that?

(Photo: PhysLink)

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