It costs more to make a penny than it’s worth. The materials, manufacturing, and distribution add up to 1.5 cents for each cent, and at an estimated 13 billion pennies made each year, the mint loses almost $200 million a year on them.
For Flickr Friday’s “Illusion” and Macro Mondays’ “Copper” challenges.
Posted in Business, money, Photography |
Tagged business, cent, coin, copper, double exposure, finance, illusion, money, penney, photography, value |
At Thai Avenue Kitchen and Bar in Bristol, CT.
Posted in Food, Photography |
Tagged alcohol, booze, Bristol, cocktail, Connecticut, drink, food, jar, lemon, margarita, photography, restaurant, Thai Avenue Kitchen and Bar, watermelon, watermelon margarita |
I don’t know this cat, but it didn’t care. It came up to me for loving when I was taking another photo near my dentist’s, and demanded constant petting.
Cercopithecus mitis. At the Pittsburgh Zoo in Pittsburgh, PA.
I think blue might refer to its mood. In every photo I have of this monkey, it looks resigned.
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Tagged animal, blue monkey, fauna, mammal, mood, nature, Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Zoo, Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium, primate, zoo |
At the Westin Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA.
Posted in Buildings and Architecture, Photography, Pittsburgh, Scenic, toys |
Tagged bridges, clouds, hotel, landscape, parking lot, Pennsylvania, photography, Pittsburgh, river, room, scenic, sky, toys, view, Westin Hotel, window |
A section of Glastonbury, CT.
Posted in Buildings and Architecture, Connecticut, New England, Photography, Scenic |
Tagged Connecticut, Glastonbury, green, logs, lumber, neighborhood, New England, panorama, photography, wood |
Chrysocyon brachyurus. At the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, CT.
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Tagged animal, Beardsley Zoo, Bridgeport, canine, Connecticut, fauna, mammal, maned wolf, nature, New England, Predator, zoo |