Gongol.com Archives: May 2008
Brian Gongol

May 28, 2008

Water News Wastewater troubles on the International Space Station

Iowa Iowa politicians continue to spend like there's no tomorrow

Humor and Good News Don't I know you from somewhere?

Agriculture Aggressive fungus "has the big potential to destroy right now the major commercial wheat varieties"
That's the assessment of the wise and deeply attentive Norman Borlaug, who has a long history of thinking about the big picture of the world's food supply, even when nobody else does.

The American Way Buffett says everything he knows about investing he learned at age 19
That's a slight oversimplification, but it's much like the rest of life: Most of what you know about most things can be distilled to some of the earliest lessons you received on any given topic. And Buffett's earliest lessons came from Benjamin Graham's book, "The Intelligent Investor". Given that book's emphasis on finding real value and looking at investments as pieces of real, active businesses, those lessons could help undo a lot of the harm done of late by people who try to chase random chart nonsense in pursuit of a quick buck.

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