one steamer trunk full of cash, please

"A billion here, a billion there. Pretty soon it starts to add up to some real money."

"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?"

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5 Responses:

  1. cetan says:

    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.

  2. nugget says:

    This site in general is a perfect way to slack away the day.

  3. threepennies says:

    Thanks for the link.