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Fri Jan 22

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shuksan77 replied to the Starbucks Corporation board. 12:20 PM

Re: My Starbucks Story

Ah, the lessons of investing....

We (my wife and I) have owned SBUX a very long time. Along the way as it grew it became a sizable percentage of all our assets. And, also along the way, we consulted financial planners looking for a good [more]

Wed Jan 20

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shuksan77 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 10:44 AM

Re: Gas stations from the past

Gas wars were fun, especially if you didn't own a service station.

I vividly recall being at a service station in Downeast Maine during the mid-late Fifties when gas had escalated downwards from about $.32 to something like $.195. We were [more]

Fri Jan 8

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shuksan77 posted to the Microvision, Inc. board. 12:21 PM

Peter's MVIS Blog

A picture is worth a thousand words, as they say......

http://petersmvis.blogspot.com/

Note the size of the laser-module under development compared to a dime. [more]

Tue Jan 5

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shuksan77 posted to the Biotechnology board. 8:18 PM

Editas

Gene-editing technology...

http://www.statnews.com/2016/01/05/advances-gene-editing-edi...

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Thu Dec 31

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shuksan77 posted to the TEOTWAWKI board. 10:59 AM

Speaking of CME's......

Here's what you can get with the nice ones.....

http://cliffmass.blogspot.com

You might have to scroll down one post to get to the aurora part...

Happy New Year!

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Sat Dec 19

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shuksan77 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 9:16 AM

WMT vs AMZN

Apologies if this notice has been posted here before.

The Economist is running during 2016 a team-based competition (schools only, sorry!) on the topic:

"If you had to invest in one of these and put the investment [more]

Sat Dec 5

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shuksan77 posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 1:57 PM

Marketing

With a very seductive
> voice a wife asked her husband, "Have you ever
> seen Twenty Dollars all crumpled up?"
> "No" said her husband.
>
> She gave him a sexy
> little smile, unbuttoned [more]

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shuksan77 replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 11:34 AM

Re: Dividends for 100 years

It's an interesting list.

The commonest denominator I could see at a first pass is that many of these businesses are direct beneficiaries of population trends. Whether directly (selling toothpaste, etc) or indirectly (Chubb) they found ways [more]

Mon Nov 23

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shuksan77 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 7:18 PM

Re: Gun control means

I seems hard to believe this happens....

A couple--friends of ours---had this happen. He was doing a quick draw and shot himself in the foot. His wife, who hated guns, laughed hysterically...

They were together long after this, even [more]

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shuksan77 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 8:15 AM

Re: I did not see that coming...

This one's even older, but still funny...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kf79Uqmo68

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Wed Nov 18

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shuksan77 replied to the TEOTWAWKI board. 8:53 AM

Re: Wulff & Morgenthaler

Dave posted:

http://www.gocomics.com/wumo/2015/11/18

I flashed on a similar concept...

Picture the same background (atom bomb mushroom cloud) and two guys fishing in a [more]

Tue Nov 17

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shuksan77 replied to the TEOTWAWKI board. 12:21 PM

Re: Safe places to live

Whafa:

If Yellowstone goes in our lifetimes, no place in America will be safe. The whole world will experience it. Real Cormack McCarthy stuff. Being west of it might help a little, but I wouldn't base any life-long decisions on it. [more]

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shuksan77 replied to the TEOTWAWKI board. 8:33 AM

Re: Safe places to live

Oh, I forgot volcanoes. As one who heard the bang and drove home through the edge of the ash cloud from St Helens I don't want to be downwind from the Yellowstone caldera--which has been slowly rising.

Dave can you take the rec back? I was [more]

Mon Nov 16

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shuksan77 posted to the TEOTWAWKI board. 6:34 PM

Safe places to live

Setting aside the issue of CMEs, which can strike anywhere, anytime, where the safest places to live?

I mean avoiding earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, fires, and so forth.

Where I live in Seattle I am pretty safe, but [more]

Fri Nov 13

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shuksan77 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:11 PM

OT: Sharktank and TMF

TMF has been bruiting about an idea from Shark Tank, calling it a huge new concept blah blah blah...Trillion dollar idea...

Does anyone know what it is? The video is too long and too lame to watch..

Thanks,

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Thu Nov 12

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shuksan77 posted to the TEOTWAWKI board. 8:52 PM

New Bioterror

This is a good one....Courtesy of ISIS

http://www.statnews.com/2015/11/12/gene-drive-bioterror-risk...

Oh, boy.....

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Thu Nov 5

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