Whatever your thoughts are about the new reformation process in health care that is currently getting a ton of hype and coverage and hot air… here’s a pretty simple breakdown of the expected cost and sourcing – using your ordinary penny. It helps when you put it all to scale… Warning: Penny Mutilation!
Posted in general on Apr 13th, 2009 Comments Off on Zimbabwean billboards from trillion dollar notes
Real money as wallpaper and posterart… now you can update you Monopoly money with the real thing. The Zimbabwean newspaper posted billboards, flyers, and posters made from Zimbabwean dollars. From the Zimbabwean Newspaper’s Flickr stream: Trillion dollar flyers and posters. A trillion dollar hand-out. To highlight the plight of Zimbabwe and the cause of the […]
Posted in general on Mar 30th, 2009 Comments Off on “Minister of Industrial Design”
Here’s a cool set of self-promotion coins following the likeness of the designer but looking oddly familiar to those coins from Liberia… Dan “Minister of Industrial Design” Ballou’s business cards, which aren’t cards at all, but metal coins. Fresh! These new business “coins” have dropped and they’re getting a good reaction. The dollar might be […]
Posted in general on Oct 6th, 2008 Comments Off on Displaying Coins and Paper Money
I have a large collection of money from around the world – from various travels over the years. The paper money of different countries is so unique and colorful. I would like to find a way to display it in my home. I was thinking of framing it, but can’t find frames of the right […]
CNN has a great line up of snapshots of the “things we like to stash” submitted from their iReport affiliate staff members. It truly demonstrates in a very limited number of pictures how crazy people can get about the stuff they are passionate about collecting. It is also very interesting to see how people display […]