Most of us hold down pretty average, run-of-the-mill jobs. From working in a shopping mall to a bar to a 9-5 office job, there isn't a wild amount of variety in the average career. But of course, in today’s crazy world, creative thinkers don't have to have an ordinary job to make a good living.
In fact, there are many seriously untraditional ways to make a lot of cash in the 21st century, methods carved out by dreamers who discovered a small niche for their unusual services. These money making schemes are remarkable - some are ridiculous and some are hilarious, but nearly all of them go to show how enterprising people can be. However, there are some things that people do to make money that are ostensibly legal but are both shocking and even unsavoury to many. Money is undoubtedly a powerful thing, and some strange jobs often require people do bizarre things to earn it. As Publilius Syrus once said, “A good reputation is more valuable than money”, so we can't help but question just how far we might go in pursuit of cash.
We bet that you’d kill for some of these jobs, but it's more than likely that most of us would run a mile from the others...
10 Selling Human Hair
9 Wearing T-Shirts
7 Suicide Doctor
5 Professional Mourner
4 Selling Dirt
This one is particularly unbelievable, but it just goes to show that if you have a business brain in your head, anything is possible...
3 Professional Sleeper
1 Selling Virginity
This is by far the most controversial (legal) way that people are using to make a lot of money fast today. Selling your virginity has become a common way to make a large lump of cash - seemingly regardless of the potential dangers to personal safety and damage to reputations. Though there are numerous cases of this, the most well-known and well-documented is undoubtedly that of Catarina Migliorini, a 21 year old Brazilian woman who sold her virginity online to a stranger for over $700,000. Afterwards, Migliorini claimed that she didn’t actually lose her virginity, and attempted to sell it again...
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