2011 Big Mac Index

Here's a 'tasty' infographic of the latest The Economist Big Mac Index data. The Big Mac Index uses the theory of purchasing power parity (PPP) to show which currencies may be under or over valued and where currency rates may move in the long term.

Shock & Awe - The Greatest Fireworks Show on Earth

Very rarely has the description "Fireworks Spectacular" been so aptly used. Here's a video of the Oban Fireworks Display of 2011. A display which should have lasted 30 minutes ends up lasting just 50 seconds, and we're not treated to a single firework fizzling out, this is £6,000 worth of explosives being simultaneously deployed.