Is it the fuel? Not really. Even though giant passenger jets do guzzle down fuel at a ridiculous 0.67 miles per gallon—seriously, they need 1.5 gallons of jet fuel for every mile traveled—there are so many people on an airplane that the fuel cost gets split down to a much more reasonable price: a per-person fuel efficiency of 104.7 miles per gallon. That’s good! So why is flying so expensive? It’s everything else.
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The Staggering Amounts Americans Pay To Kill Exotic Animals
The killing of Cecil in early July has ignited a global conversation about trophy hunting, American trophy hunters and the fragility of wildlife. We at The Dodo decided to spend some time gathering data not just on Africa’s lions, but on the number of wolves killed in Wisconsin, the number of hippopotamus trophies imported into the U.S., the amount of money a trophy hunter will pay for a mountain lion hunt in Wyoming … and more. Read on for alarming numbers about the world of trophy hunting.
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Richard Mille RM 030 Automatic “White Rush”
Richard Mille is launching a new limited edition of the RM 030 Automatic with Declutchable Rotor. It’s called the RM 030 White Rush, and it embodies Richard Mille’s best-known attributes: a tonneau-shaped tripartite case, cutting-edge materials, and an innovative, hand-finished movement.the front and back bezels are formed from white ATZ sand-blasted ceramic. These bezels, and the white rubber strap, contrast with a black NTPT (North Thin Ply Technology) carbon caseband and crown.
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