Brian Klug came across an item on Amazon.com carrying a price of $3 billion with $3.99 shipping. Out of curiosity, he ordered it from the Amazon affiliate. The order was processed but later cancelled. The reason given was “unable to complete the order”.
The first product to be scanned using a bar code was a pack of Wrigley's chewing gum at Marsh Supermarket in Troy, Ohio. [more...]