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Venezuela’s 4,000% Hyperinflation ‘Breaks’ Cash-Weighing Scales

How bad is it in Venezuela? Well, it’s hard to tell because their government refuses to publish basic statistics. So, Bloomberg created their own gauge to measure one of the most important of all the missing figures – inflation (or hyperinflation in this case). It tracks just one item: a cup of coffee served piping hot at a bakery in eastern Caracas. Its price has jumped to 75,000 bolivars from 1,800 bolivars over the past 12 months, an increase of 4,067%.

Science & Technology

Boeing Is Preparing To Launch Flying Taxis

The fantasy of flying automobiles zipping around the skies of America could be taking flight within the next ten years. “…it will happen faster than any of us understand…Real prototype vehicles are being built right now. So the technology is very doable,” according to Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenberg.

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A public hearing concerning the annual compensation of District and County Officers and employees of the 155th Judicial District of Texas, shall be held on August 29th, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. in the Court Room located on the 1st floor of the Austin County Courthouse.