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Every year, more than 6.6 billion dozen eggs (more than 79 billion in total) are produced in the United States.
 Viagra rakes in an estimated $1.9 billion a year
Homeless shelters could cost New York City nearly $1 billion in 2015
 Herpes affects 3.7 billion people, according to the World Health Organization.
California’s orchards are expected to yield 1.85 billion pounds of almonds, which works out to about 700 billion individual almonds.
Consumers are expected to spend more than $630 billion in seasonal purchases this year -2015
 A term found on $40.7 billion worth of food products in the US.
 The Brazilian government says it will sue mining company Samarco $5.2bn
 But of course, shipping parts of an estimated $5 to $10 billion worth of art has its challenges.
 Last year, U.S. consumers spent $50.9 billion between Thanksgiving and the following Sunday
 "organic," and "fat free," and "carb conscious," and "100 calories."  These phrases helped the food industry sell more than $377 billion worth of masterfully marketed food items in the United States
The value of agricultural crops dependent on honey bee pollination was estimated to be $14.6 billion per year in the U.S.
 Despite repeated promises by businesses and government to clean up the country's $7 billion seafood export industry
  Six billion leaflets were dropped in Western Europe and 40 million leaflets dropped by the United States Army Air Forces
 Combined, Musk’s stakes in the two companies rose 8.8% to about $9.5 billion.
Keurig sold for $14 billion to private-equity firm
 The organization estimated that consumers have saved more than $115 billion on gasoline so far this year.

 Lake Tahoe Was Flooded With 6.4 Billion Gallons of Water in 24 Hours
 On the positive side, the agency’s monitoring system prevented more than $15 billion in fraud during 2014
 How Jeff Bezos Made $29.5 Billion in 2015
 Italy’s richest man in 2008, with an estimated $11 billion in wealth
 The J.J. Abrams-directed film has grossed nearly $1.2 billion worldwide in less than three weeks
 The purchase marked Google's most expensive acquisition to-date at a staggering $12.5 billion.
 Grand Central may look finished, but the East Side Access Project is set to expand the terminal even further by 2023 at a cost of some $10 billion.
 It is among more than 200 co-ops nationwide that have combined sales of over $1.8 billion
  Chinese shares triggered a trading halt in more than $7 trillion of equities, futures and options
Pfizer Inc which plans a $160 billion merger with Ireland-based Allergan Plc to slash its U.S. tax bill 2016
 Pennsylvania was hardest-hit of the affected states with $1 billion in damages ($1.5 billion in 2014 dollars)
 Though his fortune, estimated at $1 billion, has come with a trail of blood, he does not consider himself a violent man
At its peak, it was 570 billion times brighter than our own sun.
 Goldman Sachs reaches $5.1 billion mortgage bond fraud settlement

 The Price Is Right has given away more than a quarter of a billion dollars in cash and prizes. 8000th episode and 43 seasons
 Big Chocolate Makers Drop $1 Billion to Head Off Worldwide Cocoa Shortage

 Extreme weather costs US over $10 billion for eighth consecutive year

 The Road to Ruin: Potholes Are Costing Drivers $66 Billion a Year

 The United States Is To Repay Iran A $400 Million Debt And $1.3 Billion In Interest
The 62 Richest People Have As Much Wealth As Half The World
The top 62 saw their net worth rise by more half a trillion dollars between 2010 and 2015, while the 3.6 billion people in the bottom half of the heap lost a trillion dollars.

 In the past year alone, Saudi Arabia burned through about $100 billion of foreign-exchange reserves

 Since 2002, his films have made $3.433 billion worldwide
 Worldwide, "The Force Awakens" grossed $1 billion in just 12 days

 The $2.2 Trillion War for Your Living Room Begins Now
 The 73-year-old Bloomberg has reportedly said that he would be willing to spend $1 billion of his own money on a run for the White House
 Cost of East Coast snowstorm on the small side — about $3 billion
 Johnson & Johnson just reported its full-year results for 2015, and while revenue overall fell 5.7% from 2014, sales of its diabetes drug Invokana surged 123% to $1.3 billion.
 American Gambling Association: U.S. to bet $4.2 billion on Super Bowl 50
 Nearly 60 million Americans get benefits from Social Security, and the Social Security Administration pays out more than $73.5 billion in benefits every month to retirees, disabled workers, and their families.
 Netflix owes $11 billion in content costs, and someone has to pay
 Air Force One costs about $180,000 an hour to fly.The total cost of buying and converting the two planes is unknown, but the Air Force has requested $3 billion over five years for the program. The work should be done by 2024.
 The Pentagon will request $7.5 billion in next year’s budget to cover the costs of its accelerating campaign against ISIS, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said today.

This shocked me as to just how much a billion is. I mean over 70 years only 2.5 billion Each day, your heart beats about 100,000 times. Over a 70-year lifetime, that adds up to 2.5 billion pulses 
 Americans drink 400 million cups of coffee per day, equivalent to 146 billion cups of coffee per year
The $423 billion smartphone industry

kills 480,000 Americans each year and costs the U.S. more than $300 billi
A billion in America is written like this
1,000,000,000


A person living 56 years, 3 months, 2 days comes out to 1,775,260,800 seconds

It is not personal but giving a country chickens only to have them ask for an apology

Is pretty funny

Then taking into account that at last count Bill Gates worth is 77 billion dollars

It makes a person wonder, what was he thinking?
I have a difficult time getting over things I have done. Sometimes it takes years of punishing myself over things the other people have long forgotten.

I am sure I am not alone in this so I posted that link.
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