16 Things That Costs Less Than the Government Shutdown
Money Well Spent?
The government shutdown lasted 16 long days, barely ended before the government defaulted on its debt, and caused an international economic crisis. Economists at Standard & Poor's estimate the total cost of the shutdown to be about $24 billion. In this list, we go shopping with that $24 billion, cashing out on some practical — and extravagant — goods and services. —Dominique Zonyéé