Debtris: Playing Tetris with U.S. Expenditure Numbers

03 Jan

Information Is Beautiful has turned various astronomical numbers that relate to the U.S. debt into a set of short, animated movies that resemble a game of Tetris [].

Watching the movies, one can for instance contrast the cost of the Iraq war, the OPEC climate change fund, the US defense budget, all of the US overseas aid, and much more, with the total cost of the credit crisis to the world.

There is both a US and a UK version available, which you can watch below.