By The Numbers

The numbers for May 8, 2013: That $5,000 mustache transplant

Katie Long May 8, 2013

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$9.7 billion:

The total profit reported by Toyota for its most recent fiscal year. This is in part the story of a weaker Japanese yen, which adds value to Toyota’s overseas profits. (New York Times)

4:26:

The amount of time it will take you to watch Daniel Sierra’s video based on oscillating sine waves that create sound. Sierra made the video for his Master’s thesis project at New York’s School of Visual Arts. (Gizmodo)

$5,000:

The typical cost of a mustache transplant in Turkey. The county is the hot place to have the procedure because surgeons have a wealth of experience. (The Wall Street Journal)

250,000

The number of low income people who won’t have healthcare in Missouri due to Medicaid extensions being shot down. (Politico)

$100:

The fee Frontier Airlines could charge you for a carry-on bag. Spirit Airlines has announced it will dump its toll free number. And across the Atlantic, European airliner Ryanair has experimented with its own cost-saving measures, charging passengers to use the bathroom in flight. They are creative, those airlines. (LA Times)

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