Thursday, April 28, 2011


David McCandless,at his website, Information is Beautiful, presents"The Billion-Dollar-o-Gram."

Did you know that the U.S. defense budget is equal to more than four times the combined amount of China, the U.K., India and Saudi Arabia budgets? Did you guess that amount is only about a quarter of the Afghanistan/Iraq wars' total estimated cost?  Compare BP's revenue to the fine they were assessed for their "mishap" in the Gulf. Finally, compare the worldwide cost of the financial crisis to everything else.

P.S. Don't miss Color in Culture

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