For most Americans, a penny at the gas pump has vivid significance but billions of dollars create a meaningless blur. Increasingly, we are unable to fathom the really big numbers in our modern world, a condition known as innumeracy. In a recent 24-hour period, Facebook paid $1 billion for the photo-sharing service Instagram — a firm with 12 employees that [Read More]
Semi-retired from cartooning, Sandy Huffaker was the staff cartoonist for The News and Observer in Raleigh, NC during the 1970's. He spends most of his time at his ranch in Virginia doing paintings.