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Browser Plugin Converts Prices From Cash to Oil

Posted by Kristin Wenzel Categories: Internet, Software

Oil Standard

Oil Standard is a browser plugin that converts prices from US Dollars to the equivilent value in barrels of crude oil. When you load a web page, the script seamlessly inserts converted prices into the page. As the cost of oil fluctuates on the commodities exchange, prices rise and fall in real-time. We’re not quite sure what the point of this plugin is, other than the interesting perspective it provides on money, but it’s sort of neat.  Oil Standard is built for FireFox, and instructions for installing it, if you so desire, are on the site.

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