Now here's a neat fact for the day: a report by the IFC international says that in total, spam - you know, junk email trying to sell you prescription drugs, or make your unmentionables larger, or trying to scam you out of your bank information - consumes 33 billion kilowatt hours of energy a year. That's equal to the electric consumption of 2.4 million homes in the US.
That's a lot of power for emails titled "Boost Stamina Today."
I wonder how much power people consume on producing late night TV ads for diet drugs...
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