Monthly Archives: July 2008

Zimbabwe’s Hyperinflation Solution: Slash Zero’s

Our friend Gideon Gono (Governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe) has decided to tackle the ultra-hyperinflation pummeling Zimbabwe in one fell swoop. His solution? Lopping zeros off of the Zimbabwean Dollar — ten of them! That means, as of August 1st, a 10 Billion Zimbabwean Dollar (ZWD) bill will be worth one ZWD. That’s […]

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World’s Most Billionaires Per Capita

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has accomplished an impressive milestone. Thanks to Gideon Gono, the present Governor of the Reserve Bank and President Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe now has the highest percentage of Billionaires per capita than any other country in the world. The billionaire ratio is even higher than a recent gathering of the Bugatti […]

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Human Clock and Calendar

I ran across a couple of really interesting sites today while on a search for a new alarm clock. They make generally dull clocks/calendar applications from a pure functional tool and turn them into social activities. As odd as it may sound, Human Clock is basically a photo repository where people submit pictures of themselves […]

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When We Left Earth Available on DVD

For all you space and science geeks out there, I’m sure Discovery’s “When We Left Earth” series was the HD event of 2008. If you didn’t get a chance to watch it, missed an episode (like me), or just want to see all the NASA footage in all its HD glory, you can pre-order the […]

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