Reebok Likes Rebox – Reused Cardboard Boxes

Reebok and many other companies including Wal-Mart, Foot Locker, and TJ Maxx are all clients of Rebox, a corrugated box company. The thing that sets Rebox apart is that this St. Laurent, Quebec company is focusing on reusing rather than always making new cardboard boxes. Takes the typical curbside cardboard… Continue reading

$5 Bill – Worth $50,000 To $100,000 – Going to Auction

Talk about inflation, sort of. A five dollar bill in 1910 is now worth between $50,000 and $100,000. But not just any five dollar bill will do. It has to be the very first one ever issued by the Bank of Vancouver, which only operated from 1910 to 1914. It… Continue reading

$1 Million Coin – Worth $4 Million – Going to Auction

Talk about extremes. A couple of weeks or so ago I was talking about the dear little penny. Well, about as far away from that as you can get is the million dollar coin. Yep, turns out the Royal Canadian Mint made five of these gigantic coins in May 2007.… Continue reading

Does the Size of Numbers Matter?

We often hear how X number of millions or billions, or even trillions of dollars have been spent doing such and such. Or how many carbon emissions are being spewed or credits traded. Like with anything we hear often enough, we can become almost desensitized to it. The numbers don’t… Continue reading