Germany's Rocket Internet has announced its upcoming initial public offering (IPO) later this year. The company said it intended to use the flotation on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange to become "the world's largest internet platform outside of the United States and China." It's looking to raise €750 million ($970 million) to fund this growth.
The car I drive to work is made of around 2,600 pounds of steel, 800 pounds of plastic, and 400 pounds of light metal alloys. The trip from my house to the office is roughly four miles long, all surface streets, which means I travel over some 15,000 tons of concrete each morning.