How to Spend $3 Million in 12 Minutes

Matt Cherette · 10/12/10 08:36PM

For the last four days, MUNI contractors worked around the clock replacing tracks at the corner of 30th/Church in San Francsico. It cost $3 million. Using a Canon A590, Ken Murphy made this incredible 12-minute time-lapse video of the construction.

War on Terror Costs $1.15 Trillion So Far

Max Read · 07/21/10 02:01AM

According to a Congressional report, since 9/11 the "war on terrorism" has cost the U.S. some $1.15 trillion. Not to mention the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth amendments. But, eh, we weren't really using them anyway. [CNN]