Prince William and Kate got married over in the British Empire. They are now known as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. It was rumored so many people might tune in and tweet about the wedding that major websites and services like Twitter might crash. Thankfully the wedding started at 3am Eastern time, well enough early not to disrupt much of anything on my end of the world.
You may have no interest in the Royals — neither do I — except this one curious fact: it is estimated that up to 80 million pounds (about $134 million) was spent on the wedding. Even if a hefty chunk of that is security, and if you’re off by a factor of 50%… that’s a ton of money. And they say there’s a global recession!Continue Reading