The DEA spends an average of $4.20 for every marijuana plant they uproot.

Post First Published: 9/08/2022 Post First Edited: 17 September 2022 From: The government spent $18 million destroying marijuana plants last year – By Christopher Ingraham. Washington Post. April 15, 2016 at 10:18 AM EDT. The Drug Enforcement Administration’s controversial cannabis eradication program continued apace in 2015, new numbers released by the administration show. In 2015, local, stateContinue reading “The DEA spends an average of $4.20 for every marijuana plant they uproot.”

In 2013, a fake tweet temporarily wiped out US$130 billion off the stock market.

8/08/2022 From : How Does One Fake Tweet Cause a Stock Market Crash? By Christopher Matthews April 24, 2013. And Fake Tweet Sees $136.5 Billion Wiped Off S&P At 1:07 p.m. on Tuesday, the Twitter feed of the Associated Press told us that Barack Obama had been injured in an explosion at the White House. The tweet was fake — the productContinue reading “In 2013, a fake tweet temporarily wiped out US$130 billion off the stock market.”

In 2007, Scotland spent £125,000 devising a new national slogan. The winning entry was: “Welcome to Scotland”.

In 2007, Scotland spent £125,000 devising a new national slogan. The winning entry was: “Welcome to Scotland”. Scotland’s New £125k Slogan…Welcome To Scotland A £125,000 campaign to replace Scotland’s Best Small Country In The World tag has been unveiled. A £125,000 campaign to replace Scotland’s Best Small Country In The World tag has been unveiled.Continue reading “In 2007, Scotland spent £125,000 devising a new national slogan. The winning entry was: “Welcome to Scotland”.”

In 1983, the first mobile phones went on sale in the U.S. at almost $4,000 each.

16/08/2022 In 1983, the first mobile phones went on sale in the U.S. at almost $4,000 each. Interestingly, the first commercially available cell phone made a debut only 32 years ago on March 13, 1984. The device was the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X, a handheld phone with a whopping $3,995 price tag ($9,000 inflation-adjusted dollars in 2014). If you’reContinue reading “In 1983, the first mobile phones went on sale in the U.S. at almost $4,000 each.”

Apple Is Worth More Than The Entire Russian Stock Market.

Post First Published: 1/01/2022 Post Updated: 27/08/2022 7:03 PM Nov 16, 2014,06:36am EST Fun Number: Apple Is Now Worth More Than The Entire Russian Stock Market https://www.forbes.com/sites/timworstall/2014/11/16/fun-number-apple-is-now-worth-more-than-the-entire-russian-stock-market/?sh=50a415d56c2b Tim Worstall Former Contributor Opinion Follow This article is more than 7 years old. It might seem a little odd that one single company…. Is Now worth more thanContinue reading “Apple Is Worth More Than The Entire Russian Stock Market.”

The U.S. has 115,000 janitors, 83,000 bartenders and 323,000 restaurant servers with bachelor’s degrees.

Post First Published: December 29 2021 10:51 AM Post First Updated: September 10 2022 2:36 PM The U.S. has 115,000 janitors, 83,000 bartenders and 323,000 restaurant servers with bachelor’s degrees. The U.S. has 115,000 janitors, 83,000 bartenders and 323,000 restaurant servers with bachelor’s degrees. U.S. employers complain that they can’t find enough skilled employees. Then how do we explainContinue reading “The U.S. has 115,000 janitors, 83,000 bartenders and 323,000 restaurant servers with bachelor’s degrees.”

If you have US$10 in your pocket and no debts, you are wealthier than 25% of Americans.

Post First Published: December 29 2021 10:44 AM Post First Updated: September 9 2022 11:38 AM Dec 14, 2011,01:28pm EST – Tim Worstall Former Contributor Opinion Follow This article is more than 10 years old. Editor’s note: This post is from 2011. Click here to see the 2013 Billionaire list. But this comparison of wealth doesn’t show us quiteContinue reading “If you have US$10 in your pocket and no debts, you are wealthier than 25% of Americans.”

Apple’s co-founder sold all his shares for $800. Today, they would have been worth US$35 billion.

Post First Published: December 26 2021 2:20 PM Post First Updated: September 15 2022 12:12 PM Read More: https://www.thoughtco.com/the-history-of-apple-computers-1991454 Apple Computer Company was founded on April 1, 1976, by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne as a business partnership.[7][10] Apple Computer, Inc. was incorporated on January 3, 1977,[38][39] without Wayne, who had left and sold his share of the companyContinue reading “Apple’s co-founder sold all his shares for $800. Today, they would have been worth US$35 billion.”

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