CHICKEN OR EGG
On August 9, 1999, you read in this space the definitive answer: the egg.
Are we really going to keep asking the same questions over and over? Can’t we settle some of these age-old questions?
Q. If a tree falls in the forest, does it make a sound if no […]
DAVE BARRY’S TIPS FOR THE HURRICANE SEASON
From Sunday’s Miami Herald:
The 2006 hurricane season is here, and if you’re a resident of Florida, you know what that means: It means you have the IQ of bean dip. If you had any working brain cells, by now you’d have moved to some less […]
MEMORY DAY SPECIAL
David Andrews: ‘Is there still some sort of discount on ordering the Posit Science software? I can’t remember, so I must need it!’
☞ Full disclosure to newcomers: I don’t remember much either, but I seem to recall I own a tiny sliver of Posit Science. That said, the program […]
AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH
If they made a movie about your home, you’d go see it. Well – they have: An Inconvenient Truth. Investors particularly should go see it. The implications for the long term are vast.
WHO KILLED THE ELECTRIC CAR?
That movie opens June 28. Watch the trailer here.
An Inconvenient Truth has opened ‘in select cities.’ Run, don’t walk.
A PINCH OF BANANA
Thomas McDonagh: ‘Per banana.com, ‘the banana plant is not a tree. It is actually the world’s largest herb.”
☞ According to that site, you can sooth mosquito bite itches by rubbing them with […]
OGLE BOGLE’s BLOG
Scott Sill: ‘Jack has launched a blog! You’ve always been a big supporter of his, so you’ll probably love it.’
☞ Jack Bogle is an investor’s hero.
Play it on the web. Oh . . . my . . . God. This is amazing. You just start […]
Michael Axelrod: ‘Nonsense! James Reston, Jr. should try being a critic in a real dictatorship. Try Saudi Arabia for a start.’
YOU HAVE TO LAUGH
He climbed Mt. Everest, and . . . this takes ten seconds if you have broadband.
AMERICAN IDOL VOTE COUNT EXPOSED
M.I.T. Howard: […]
HUD SECRETARY JACKSON
So now the Housing Secretary retracts the story he told (recounted yesterday) about canceling a contract at the last minute when the contractor criticized President Bush. The story he told his audience was untrue. Gosh – reassuring to know he wasn’t telling the truth.
Michael Axelrod: ‘The earth […]
How hot is the earth’s core? This is very interesting. I boiled an artichoke today for 25 minutes – artichokes are in season and they are great to eat just the way God made them (after He boiled them and taught you how to avoid the chokes), all you need is a little salt on […]
YOU MISSED SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE?
NTMD TURNS LOWER
Down to $4.33, for a $157 million market cap – triple the market cap of Borealis.
B-ORE-ALIS (Get It?)
You will recall that each $11.50 share of Borealis (BOREF) represents your ownership of, among other things, one $9 share of its […]
Quote of the Day
If you think it's messy there, said Albert Einstein of his paper-strewn office, you should see it up here, he smiled, pointing to his head.~.
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