The Minimum Wage Machine by Blank Fall-Conroy places minimum wage in the context of seconds and pennies. Turn the crank, and every 4.5 seconds a penny drops out of the plexiglass case, which is the equivalent of eight dollars an hour. Stop cranking and you get nothing. [via Boing Boing]
Minimum Wage Machine pays in pennies
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