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March 3, 2008

LOTD for March 3

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 2:55 pm

When a Florida woman was pulled over (she ran a red light) the cop found that she strapped a 24-pack of beer with a seat belt while a 20-month-old girl had no car seat or seat belt in the back seat:
http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory?id=4247339

Mississippi legislature introduced a bill to ban restaurants from serving food to very fat people:
http://junkfoodscience.blogspot.com/2008/01/no-fat-people-allowed-only-slim-will-be.html

Interesting study found that the mid-life crisis actually does exist and people (no matter what country they are from, if they have kids, if they are married/single, if they are rich/poor) have a life satisfaction chart that is U-shaped, with the highest happiness at 20 and 70 and the low spot in the 40s:
http://news.scotsman.com/scitech/Midlife-crisis-really-does-exist.3719194.jp

Interesting that there are a whole bunch of companies that exist now to boost people’s credit scores…often using unethical methods:
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/19/business/yourmoney/19money.html

Exxon set the record for profit by a public company…$40.6 billionvprofit in 2007. The previous record was $39.5 billion (Exxon in 2006):
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/02/business/02oil.html

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