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October 18, 2008

LOTD for October 18

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 8:09 pm

Warren Buffet is buying stocks now, using the philosophy: “Be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful”. Thank you so Ben for the article!
http://money.cnn.com/2008/10/17/news/economy/buffett_op_ed/index.htm?postversion=2008101709

Looks like the government’s efforts are paying off and the credit squeeze is loosening. That is a fairly positive sign for the economy. Thank you again to Ben!
http://money.cnn.com/2008/10/17/markets/bondcenter/credit_markets/index.htm?postversion=2008101717

Boise State can use its WAC accomplishments to make the MWC get close to BCS conference status. That is pretty disturbing to UH and WAC fans!
http://voices.idahostatesman.com/2008/10/17/bmurphy/prediction_boise_statehawaii_mountain_west_expansion_talk

Pretty cool website that goes over some of the more unusual birth stories–like the premature baby (15 weeks early!) who was just 10 ounces at birth but ended up fine, or the woman who gave birth to two sets of triplets!
http://valeriandersen.blogspot.com/2008/06/amazing-births.html

It is amazing that the abbey for these monks was running out of money so they set up a web site to sell inkjet products…and now lasermonks.com made $4.5 mil in sales last year and gave all of their profits away to charity! The six monks that live in the abbey get no pay for the business and have no personal income or possessions:
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2008/03/24/moneytales.DTL

Nobody knows why yawns are contagious, but it is interesting that this study found that autistic kids do not find yawns contagious like other people:
http://www.bioedonline.org/news/news.cfm?art=3517

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