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November 27, 2008

LOTD for November 27

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 10:26 pm

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I’m sending this via my Blackberry Storm!

Swiss executives gave back their $58.3 mil in bonuses after their bank struggled:
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aZnNNyR6k96M&refer=home

Cool video of the longest jet pack flight ever–1,500 feet over a Colorado canyon:
http://blog.wired.com/defense/2008/11/video-jet-pack.html

Facebook spammer was hit with a $873 mil fine!
http://web20.telecomtv.com/pages/?newsid=44180&id=e9381817-0593-417a-8639-c4c53e2a2a10&view=news

It is sad to read about what getting drunk at an Iowa football game has resulted in for this mother of three–fired from her job, arrested, publicly ridiculed…at least her husband is being supportive:
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20081126/NEWS/81126006

Afghanistan has produced so much opium this year that the Taliban is cutting back on poppy production and stockpiling raw opium in order to try to keep prices up. Insurgents apparently made $300 mil from opium last year:
http://www.iht.com/articles/2008/11/27/asia/opium.php

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