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Unbelievable sums of money, visualized

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The US military budget is currently 623 billion dollars a year, as noted earlier. Here you can see various amounts of money visualized. The 623 billion is just about twice the 315 billion shown (the largest amount in the visualization).

Written by Leisureguy

4 January 2008 at 10:55 am

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  1. A similar version of this idea is the art of Chris Jordan ( If you click on “Running the Numbers” you’ll see several examples, and towards the bottom is one about the war on iraq. “Intolerable Beauty” is also wonderful, in my opinion; I think you might like it too.



    4 January 2008 at 11:28 am

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