Saturday, January 30, 2010

What's six billion ?

This tidy stack of $100 bills equals $1 million

$100 million fits on a standard pallet:

$1 billion takes 10 pallets:

What would $6 billion look like, you ask?

Let's put that another way. Suppose you took $6 billion to the middle of the Lions Gate Bridge and tossed $1 million into the ocean every day. Starting today, you would finish your task in 16 years, in July 2026.

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