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A 2.5 GB disk drive In 1980 was the size of a fridge and cost US$40,000.
Earth’s helium supplies will run out within 25 years, so party balloons should cost US$100 each.
The Movie “Paranormal Activity” cost less than $15,000 to make but grossed over $193,000,000.
The computer mouse was invented in 1967 and was called an “X-Y Position Indicator.” It cost $300.
Hackers cost the U.S. economy up to 500,000 jobs each year.
In the U.S., it cost between US$134,000 and US$237,000 to raise a child from birth to age 17 (not counting school).
30 years ago the amount of memory in an average phone (8GB) would have cost $2,400,000.
In the U.S., Childhood Food Allergies Cost Nearly US$25 Billion Every Year.
Sending a man to the Moon and finding Osama Bin Laden cost the US government about the same amount of time and money: 10 years and $100 billion.
The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics cost more than the previous 13 Olympics combined.
If you would have bought an iPhone in 1991, part by part, it would have cost you US$3.56 million.
Chanel No. 5 perfume costs US$38 per ounce while HP printer ink can cost up to US$75.
Climbing the Mount Everest cost around US$65,000.
The final cost of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars could reach US$6 trillion after all war reparations.
The average cost to turn over a hotel room in the U.S. and keep it operational is between US$30 to US$40 a day.
The most expensive Starbucks drink cost $54.75, it included 60 shots of espresso.
The first VCR cost over US$50,000.
The first ballpoint pen cost the equivalent of £60 today.
It would cost well over US$300,000 to buy every product featured in a random issue of Vogue Magazine.
Building the Great Pyramid of Giza today would cost US$5 billion.