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…
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…
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…
Warren Buffet only bought Berkshire Hathaway because the CEO pissed him off and he wanted to fire him en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
Jimmy Buffet ACTUALLY created Margaritaville. It’s a retirement community business that has multiple locations in Florida and South Carolina. latitudemargaritaville.co…
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…
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/…
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…
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…
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…
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 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…
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…
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…
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.…
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…
Scientists discovered an unknown species of lizard in a Vietnamese lunch buffet cnn.com/2010/LIVING/11/10…
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…
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…
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 japanese word for 'buffet' is 'viking' because a japanese chef went to the movies. tofugu.com/japan/viking-b…
There is a single Popeyes location with an all-you-can-eat buffet in existence. It is in Lafayette, Louisiana 1079ishot.com/popeyes-buf…
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/…
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…
A man killed himself after a Vegas buffet revoked his lifetime membership for harassing the employees reviewjournal.com/news/la…
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…
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…
Warren Buffet predicted a wide-scale economic event while discussing the dangers of derivatives 6 years before the financial crisis fintools.com/docs/Warren%…
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…
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 made a cameo in Jurassic World as "Margarita Man" youtube.com/watch?v=EGoU9…
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…
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…
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…
The Chinese Buffet was Invented in Canada en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Can…
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…
Jimmy Buffet is good friends with Jurassic World producer Frank Marshall , and he, all along, was the 'margarita guy' funnyjunk.com/At+comic+co…
Wendy's once had an all you can eat buffet youtu.be/79XNWFu13CE
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
An angry cast member of the 'Titanic' spiked the buffet with PCP and sent 80 people to the hospital. eonline.com/news/titanic_…

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