http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capitol_Hill_Babysitting_Co-op This babysitting co-op makes for an excellent example of how monetary and fiscal policy work.
4/17/07 Gil's LotD
The plagues done with Peeps!
US Real Estate prices, adjusted for inflation, shown as a roller
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gift_economy Not a barter economy, a gift economy: everyone gives gifts!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia There's a phobia for the number 666!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiramis%C3%B9 Tiramisu is a dessert popular in Northern Italy.
http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/2671/how-is-the-market-price-established-for-crude-oil Explanation of oil prices.
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xdyu7_order-everything-at-mcdonalds_fun What happens when you order everything on the menu at McDonald's?