Value of life

Today’s xkcd, titled ‘Money’, is an infographic detailing where (almost) all money is located and allows for many different entities to be compared.

In the few moments that I spent scanning the vast array of information, I was most intrigued to learn that the US Environmental Protection Agency values a single human life at $8.4 million (source: EPA).

The original post is here, while here is a more legible version which you can pan around and zoom in and out of. A copy is also visible below. The amount of information within the image is vast and I warn you that it will take a lot of time to even begin to interpret.

A full list of references is available here.

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Author: ttsjl

I'm short and need to put on some weight

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