What's cooler than [1965 avg. CEO pay]? The [box office sales of Jaws].
May 20, 2013 7:57 AM Subscribe
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Tumblr's $1.1 Billion price-tag instinctively seems very high to most of us, but without context, numbers this huge are often literally
unfathomable to the masses. To help readers gain perspective on the huge numbers commonly tossed around by the media, researcher Glen Chiacchieri has created Dictionary of Numbers
, a Google Chrome extension that automatically adds context to huge numbers printed in the web pages that you read.[via the xkcd blag]