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Jan 8, 1996: Cargo Plane Crashes Into Crowded Market

On this day in 1996, a cargo plane crashes in Kishasa, Zaire, (modern day Democratic Republic of the Congo) killing somewhere between 225 and 350 people and injuring another 500. Africa Air was a private freight company that operated on

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#18. The True Cost of Chevron

Chevron’s 2008 annual report to its shareholders is a glossy celebration heralding the company’s most profitable year in its history. Profits of $24 billion catapulted Chevron past General Electric to become the second most profitable corporation in the United States.

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