Dollars per minute, in a chart

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Saturday 22 November 2014

If you’ve ever wondered about the costs of things, minute by minute, Lapham’s Quarterly has a handy chart that will face off seemingly random costs — such as how much you’re spending on a JFK-LAX air ticket ($1.05), how much Facebook is making ($2,834.86), and how much money the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing is […]

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Defaced US dollar bills as Justice League currency notes

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Monday 21 January 2013

Haha, how fun. German artist-designer Aslan Malik basically took a bunch of US currency notes and gave the former US presidents on them a makeover as Justice League Of America characters. The five-dollar-bill Abraham Lincoln makes a pretty convincing Flash while the hundred-dollar-bill Benjamin Franklin as Green Lantern is a bit of a stretch. Andrew Jackson makes a more convincing Wonder Woman than we thought.

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Occupy George: fact-based info-graphics on dollar bills

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By Merzipan in New Trends on Sunday 23 October 2011

Anyone who doesn’t care for Gilded-Age style plutocracy can now put their message where their money is by printing ‘fact-based infographics‘ onto dollar bills. I gotta admit, that phrase seems poorly chosen, but the infographics mirror generally accepted statistics, and there’s no better way to send a message everywhere than on money.

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