By The Numbers

Restoration Hardware makes it rain

Marketplace Staff Nov 18, 2015
$1589.04

That’s the savings people in Decatur, Indiana, stand to gain in the federal exchange of healthcare under the Affordable Care Act, making them the county with the highest possible savings next year. Though as some in the medical industry point out, those savings could mean switching doctors, hospitals and maybe even medications.

5500

That’s how many ISIS-related Twitter accounts the hacktivist group “Anonymous” claims to already have taken down. Shortly after the attacks in Paris, the group released a video declaring war on the Islamic State. As RT writes, the announcement was made via the group’s Twitter account.

$11,000

That’s how much you might pay for an original oil painting for Restoration Hardware’s new chain of RH Modern stores. Amazon Art is also trying to tap into art buyers who are still a couple zeros shy of a masterpiece. But aside from retailers selling art wares, Restoration Hardware is moving into museums by commissioning a popular installation art piece called the Rain Room, currently on loan to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

$196,000

That’s how much Patrick Joyce will take home for winning the Hackaday prize, a U.S. honor that awards new inventions. Joyce took home the prize for his Eyedrivomatic, a wheelchair that can be controlled via the user’s eyes. As the BBC writes, he was inspired by his own struggles — he has suffered from a motor neuron disease since 2008.

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