Monday, June 23, 2008

BBC Panorama: Daylight Robbery (Part 2)

A billion is a difficult number to comprehend, but one advertising agency once did a good job of putting that figure into some perspective. A billion seconds ago it was 1959; a billion minutes ago Jesus was alive; a billion hours ago our ancestors were living in the Stone Age; a billion days ago no-one walked on the earth on two feet.