Sometimes we can be caught up with what is directly around us , seeing only what is in our own microcosm. Sometimes, however, when we are clear of mind and take a step back, we see that the world is far different then we thought. Toby Ng Design has created a superb series of posters that cleverly help us get an overview of how the world really appears. The 20 poster collection, titled ‘The World of 100′ is available for purchase at toby-ng.com
More than $750 billion in U.S. currency is in circulation: around $60 million of it is fake. As scanners and printers become more powerful, the Department of Treasury must try to out-tech the bad guys with increasingly sophisticated money. Meanwhile, most of us just spend our Lincolns on foot longs and never know the difference. Our latest infographic explains the state of counterfeiting and what we’re doing about it today. Shane Snow runs the online printing site, PrintingChoice, and draws infographics for the CreditLoan.com network. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Open any major news site or newspaper these days, and chances are pretty good you’ll be reading about entrepreneurs-turned-celebrities Mark Zuckerberg, Dennis Crowley or Andrew Mason (who recently shocked us all by turning down Google’s $6 billion offer for his company, Groupon). Sure enough, those young folks are truly fascinating: still in their 20s or early 30s, internet revolutionaries, millionaires. Look at the big picture, though, and you’ll realize that at least when it comes to personal wealth, they still have a long way to go. And probably will. Compared to, for lack of a better word, their “older” super-wealthy counterparts, the young entrepreneurs can’t even make the top 50.
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