Warren Buffet bet $2,222,278 that, over a ten-year period, the S&P 500 will outperform a portfolio of funds of hedge funds when performance is measured on a basis net of fees, costs and expenses. He won. longbets.org/362/
Today I learned about the McGold Card. A McDonald’s specialty card that grants 2 free meals, every week, for fifty years to the card holder. Notable holders include Bill Gates and Warren Buffet. businessinsider.com/mcdon…
Today I learned about The Giving Pledge, a campaign started by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet to encourage extremely wealthy people to contribute a majority of their wealth to philanthropic causes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
McDonalds has a Gold Card that entitles the holder to free, unlimited food. Warren Buffet and Bill Gates have one, as does Charles Ramsey, who ditched his half-eaten Big Mac to help rescue three kidnapped women. businessinsider.com/story…
Jimmy Buffet ACTUALLY created Margaritaville. It’s a retirement community business that has multiple locations in Florida and South Carolina. latitudemargaritaville.co…
Warren Buffet only bought Berkshire Hathaway because the CEO pissed him off and he wanted to fire him en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
The main reason Warren Buffet didn’t help broker a deal to save Lehman Brothers from collapse during the 2008 financial crisis is that he didn’t see a text sent to his flip phone, for 10 months. theatlantic.com/business/…
Bill Gates & Warren Buffet's Giving Pledge does not actually dictate that money will be spent in any certain way or towards any particular charity or cause, and there is no legal obligation to actually donate any money. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Grateful Dead played the final concert at the iconic Winterland venue in San Francisco on New Years Eve 1978 which lasted over 8 hours. The guests were treated to a hot buffet breakfast at dawn when the show ended. ultimateclassicrock.com/w…
Mexico City's Torre Latinoamericana was inaugurated in 1956 and it surprised the world with its great height of 188 m. Today, two museums are found within the tower, with a buffet on the 41st floor and 4D cinema attraction dinktravelers.com/america…
When USSR premier Nikita Khrushchev visited IBM's Silicon Valley research facility in 1959 he showed indifference to computing technology, but he was so impressed by their buffet style cafeteria that he instructed factories across the Soviet Union to implement the self service dining concept. fastcompany.com/3037598/k…
Warren Buffet bought the house he still lives in today for 31,500 dollars in 1958 which is about 250,000 adjusted for inflation. businessinsider.com/warre…
Warren Buffet filed his first tax return at age 13 to report income from his paper route, and claimed a $35 deduction for use of his bicycle. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War…
Warren Buffet is the second richest person in the US, and is worth $58 billion as of September 2013. Along with Bill Gates he is a leading philanthrocapitalist and has vowed that his children will not inherit any significant amount of his fortune. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War…
139 diners were offered an all-you-can-eat buffet at an upscale restaurant for either $4 or $8. They ate exactly the same food and the same amount, but those who paid $8 rated their meal an average of 11 % higher. The $4 diners were more likely to feel guilty and that they'd overeaten. huffingtonpost.co.uk/entr…
Scientists discovered an unknown species of lizard in a Vietnamese lunch buffet cnn.com/2010/LIVING/11/10…
The japanese word for 'buffet' is 'viking' because a japanese chef went to the movies. tofugu.com/japan/viking-b…
After being sold to Luby's, the Jimmy Buffet inspired Restaurant "Cheeseburger in Paradise" has closed all locations except one. The last Cheeseburger in Paradise is in Secaucus, NJ. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che…
The 3rd richest man in the world, Warren Buffet, has had a $100,000 salary for the past 25 years. equilar.com/reports/54-ta…
Billionare Warren Buffet resides in a 6000 sqaure-foot home located in Omaha, Nebraska that he purchased in 1958 for $31,500 (roughly $250,000 present-day). en.wikipedia.org/w/index.…
In 1998, a NY couple, Donald and Mildred Othmer, bequeathed $800 million to various institutions. Donald was a professor, Mildred a former teacher, they had no children and lived modestly. But back in the 60s, they invested their savings with an old family friend from Omaha, Warren Buffet. cbsnews.com/news/quiet-co…
Warren Buffet said, in an interview, 'In looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if they don't have the first, the other two will kill you.' businessinsider.com/warre…
The Walton family has given away about 2% of its net worth to charity -- Bill Gates is giving away 48% of his net worth and Warren Buffet 78% of his net worth. businessinsider.com/16-wa…
Warren Buffet and Quicken Loans offered to pay someone 1 billion dollars if they got their March Madness bracket 100% correct usatoday.com/story/money/…
There is a single Popeyes location with an all-you-can-eat buffet in existence. It is in Lafayette, Louisiana 1079ishot.com/popeyes-buf…
The modern buffet, or smΓΆrgΓ₯sbord, originated in Sweden in the mid-17th century before gaining an international audience with the 1939 New York World's Fair en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smâ…
More than 75 percent of diners in a buffet experiment took the very first item, no matter what it was. Researchers also found that no matter what was offered first, the overwhelming majority of diners took the first few items mashed.com/36571/truth-bu…
Warren Buffet predicted a wide-scale economic event while discussing the dangers of derivatives 6 years before the financial crisis fintools.com/docs/Warren%…
Jimmy Buffet made a cameo in Jurassic World as "Margarita Man" youtube.com/watch?v=EGoU9…
A man killed himself after a Vegas buffet revoked his lifetime membership for harassing the employees reviewjournal.com/news/la…
The Giving Pledge is a commitment by the world's wealthiest individuals and families to dedicate the majority of their wealth to giving back. Created by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffet. givingpledge.org/
By the time he was 16, Warren Buffet had made $53,000. amp.businessinsider.com/f…
57 billionaires in the US have pledged to give 50% or more of their wealth to charity. This has been termed "The Giving Pledge", and its founders (Gates and Buffet) have been pushing hard recently for its worldwide expansion. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
The average person makes three trips to the buffetβ€”and five or more is not uncommon. Research showed that for every 40 feet farther away from the buffet that people sat, they made one trip fewer health.com/health/gallery…
The Japanese call their self service buffets バむキング (Viking) in reference to where vikings use to pillage villages to `take what they want` ejje.weblio.jp/content/%E…
Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Warren Buffet signed a promise agreeing to give away half their wealth over their lifetime en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bil…
An angry crew member during the filming of "Titanic", spiked their buffet with PCP, and that there were "people just rolling around". The person who did it was never caught. jamescameronstitanic.wiki…
Jimmy Buffet is good friends with Jurassic World producer Frank Marshall , and he, all along, was the 'margarita guy' funnyjunk.com/At+comic+co…
Warren Buffet bought controlling stock of Berkshire Hathaway to fire the president because of a personal grudge. Buffett estimates this cost him $200b over 45 years in lost investments. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
A 2011 study showed that the higher the cost of an all-you-can-eat buffet, the more food customers ate. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buf…
The sperm whales in the Gulf of Alaska have learned how to team up to hunt fish right off long lines of Black Cod fishers’ hooks. Every year more whales are coming to eat from the fishing line buffet, leading some scientists to speculate that they’re somehow communicating and sharing tips. newsweek.com/2015/12/04/a…
The Chinese Buffet was Invented in Canada en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Can…
Berkshire-Hathaway was a failing textile company before Warren Buffet bought it and turned it into a multibillion-dollar holding company. The textile company floundered and Buffet once said, "I would have been better off if I'd never heard of Berkshire Hathaway." abcnews.go.com/Business/R…
Warren Buffet once backed a $1 billion prize if someone were to correctly guess the March Madness bracket. He currently offers his employees 1 million per year for life if they predict it accurately. abcnews.go.com/Sports/war…
Jimmy Buffet Babysat Hunter Thompson's 13 Year Old Son Juan thefix.com/hunter-s-thomp…
The DOW Jones averaged annual increases of 5.3% over its first 100 year period. Warren Buffet calculated that if it continued with that growth, the DOW would hit 2,000,000 by the year 2099 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dow…
Warren Buffet cut all ties with his son's adoptive daughter after she appeared and promoted a 2006 documentary critical of the super-wealthy entitled "The One Percent." marieclaire.com/world-rep…
Mark Zuckerburg, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffet signed a promise they called the "Giving Pledge", in which they promised to donate to charity at least half of their wealth over the course of time. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
Wendy's once had an all you can eat buffet youtu.be/79XNWFu13CE
In 2006, Warren Buffet announced a plan to give away 83% of his fortune to charity, He pledged about the equivalent of 10 million Berkshire Hathaway Class B shares to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (worth approximately US$30.7 billion) making it the largest charitable donation in history. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War…
Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway owns GEICO, Dairy Queen, Duracell, Fruit of the Loom, and Heinz. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
An angry cast member of the 'Titanic' spiked the buffet with PCP and sent 80 people to the hospital. eonline.com/news/titanic_…
Warren Buffet considers his worst investment his buying of Berkshire Hathaway - he estimates he would have twice his net worth (upwards of $200b) if had had a smaller ego when he was younger. forbes.com/sites/moneybui…
Jimmy Buffet's Manana, written in 1978, was an LGBT protest song challenging people to mind their own business and don't judge. youtube.com/watch?v=qTD4t…
Warren Buffet bought (became majority shareholder of) Berkshire Hathaway in order to fire the CEO, who angered Buffet by changing the terms in his agreement to buy back Buffet’s shares marketfolly.com/2010/10/w…
Two people were banned from an all-you-can-eat buffet for eating too much. huffingtonpost.com/2012/1…
Early 90s, the Mexican drug lord Carrillo Fuentes was richest (with approx. USD 25bn) than Forbes Fortune #1 (Bill Gates, 12.9bn) and #2 (Warren Buffet, 10.1bn) combined en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ama…
The price of your meal can manipulate your taste perception. Customers paying more at a restaurant buffet perceive the food as tastier than the exact same food offered at a lower price. sciencedaily.com/releases…
A man killed himself after a Vegas Resort revoked his free lifetime buffet pass reviewjournal.com/news/la…
Warren Buffet's face is used to market Cherry Coke in China abc.net.au/news/2017-04-0…
Rose Blumkin, founder of Nebraska Furniture Mart, sold the company to Warren Buffet at the age of 89 on a handshake agreement. She didn’t like the changes he made to her store so she opened up a competing store across the street that became so popular, Buffet had to acquire it as well. infoblizzard.com/the-blog…
To qualify as a "smorgasbord," a buffet must have both hot and cold dishes dictionary.reference.com/…
There is a Chick-Fil-A called The Dwarf House that, on Saturdays, has an all you can eat breakfast buffet with unlimited chicken patties. cfarestaurant.com/woodsto…
Warren Buffet was campaigning to increase taxes on the rich whilst refusing to pay about $1Billion in back taxes. huffingtonpost.com/2011/0…
Warren Buffet, worth $39 billion, lives in a relatively modest home, where he pays only $13,859 in annual property taxes. forbes.com/pictures/mmk45…
Billionaire investor Warren Buffet is so low tech, he doesn't even use a calculator. youtube.com/watch?v=eRflu…
The first all-you-can-eat Chinese buffet was opened in California in 1849 - at a cost of $1 per person. ca-ra.com/chinese-restaur…
Warren Buffet has instructed his heirs to invest 90% of his money in Index Funds marketwatch.com/story/war…
Warren Buffet still resides in his Omaha home that he purchased for $31,500 in 1957 huffingtonpost.com/2013/0…
The buffet originated from the Swedish serving alcohol on a table. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buf…
There are only seven authors in history to have a #1 bestseller in both the fiction and non-fiction categories. Among the list are Hemingway, Steinbeck and Jimmy Buffet. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/J…
Country singer Jimmy Buffet is one of only eight people to have both a fiction and nonfiction book reach No. 1 on the New York Times Best Seller List en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim…
Warren Buffet has his own cartoon series for kids designed to teach life lessons and financial wisdom smckids.com/
Warren Buffet has a web based cartoon series teaching kids to be responsible entrepreneurs called "Secret Millionaires Club". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sec…
In the 1980's Wendy's had an all-you-can-eat buffet called the Superbar. youtube.com/watch?v=H4iQq…
Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffet are among the billionaires that have signed "The Giving Pledge," a campaign to encourage the wealthiest people in the US to give a majority of their money to philanthropic causes en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giv…
For ten shares of Berkshire Hathaway "A" stock (worth over two million dollars) you can live next to Warren Buffet livenexttowarrenbuffet.co…
Billionaire Warren Buffet still lives in the house that he bought in 1958 for $31,500. forbes.com/2005/03/10/cx_…
A single share of stock of Warren Buffet's company Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is valued at $192,205 finance.yahoo.com/q?s=BRK…
Warren Buffet gave a huge portion of his wealth to the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation in 2006. en.wikipedia.org/w/index.…
An all-you-can-eat buffet in East Earl, PA offers 50% off to gastric bypass surgery patients, since their maximum food intake ("all they can eat") is limited by the stomach staples. shady-maple.com/smorgasbo…
Shady Maple (a mega-buffet) in Blue Ball, PA has a gastric bypass surgery discount policy. shady-maple.com/smorgasbo…
Jimmy Buffet's plane was shot and forced to land in Jamaica (he and Bono had just gotten off it) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hem…
Wendy's used to offer a buffet in their restaurants during the 80's. retrojunk.com/details_com…
The buffet in the Luxor hotel in Las Vegas, NV had to be moved because a man with AIDS committed suicide by jumping off a balcony and landing in the buffet area, causing health concerns. hauntedhoneymoon.com/haun…
The share-value of Warren Buffet's company Berkshire Hathaway rises, if Anne Hathaway is appearing (movie/photo etc..) in the mass media - thus calling this the Hathaway-Effect. huffingtonpost.com/dan-mi…
Warren Buffet disowned his granddaughter, Nicole Buffet, for her appearance in "The One Percent," a documentary made by Jamie Johnson of the Johnson & Johnson fortune. youtu.be/HmlX3fLQrEc?t=50…
There is a Lullaby album that includes Jimmy Buffet's "Why don't we get Drunk and Screw" allmusic.com/album/sleepy…
Warren Buffet claimed that purchasing Berkshire Hathaway was the biggest investment mistake he had ever made, and claimed that it had denied him compounded investment returns of about $200 billion over the previous 45 years. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
Warren Buffet starred in a 5 minute spoof of "The Office" presented to attendees at the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting. postcards.blogs.fortune.c…

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