Tuesday, August 2, 2011

The US debt visualized

Here's a website where the current US debt has been visualized and put in perspective. It's pretty mind-boggling to see how big a pile of money it actually is. I mean, if stacked to have the same diameter of one of the world trade centers and printed in $100 bills, the current US debt will almost reach a height equal to 2 world trade centers on top of each other!
Click the $100 bill below to check it out.

Just look at Benjamin Franklin's disappointed face. He knows what's up.