Good entrepreneurs aren't really risk-takers, they're risk-avoiders
"Asymmetric risk" is an interesting thing: A good businessperson finds ways to take market risks and place them elsewhere whenever possible.
Adoption for the wrong reasons
Elton John says he wants to adopt a child, in part, because his keyboardist died: "Last week I lost one of my best friends; my keyboard player died of a heart attack at 52. What better opportunity to replace someone I lost than to replace him with someone I can give a future to." Surely he should know better than to talk about "replacing" a friend like one might replace a floor lamp. It was probably just a poorly-phrased sentiment, but he certainly chose his words badly.
Amino acids found on comet Wild 2
When amino acids come together, they can form proteins. Which gives rise to a question: Did amino acids emerge in their own right here on Earth, or did they come from somewhere else?
The Comedy Central Roast of Miss Piggy