"President Bush asked Congress for an additional $87 billion dollars for the next fiscal year, to continue the fight on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan. But $87 billion is an impossibly high number for anyone to visualize. Let's have a look...."
See also an old favorite, The Megapenny Project.
Update: Also, "How Much is Inside a million dollars?"
At the Federal Reserve in Chicago they have a cube of 1 million dollars in singles. It's balanced (and locked) on one corner and the whole thing rotates around.
It's pretty impressive.
This site in general is a perfect way to slack away the day.
hehe I was about to post that one too. Lots of food for thought in there.
Thanks for the link.
http://www.workingforchange.com/article.cfm?ItemID=15618, only not as funny-laugh, but funny-sad.