Study Finds Sex Doesn’t Actually Sell Products: Researchers analyzed nearly 80 advertising studies published over the past 30 years and found that while people often remember a particularly racy ad, that frequently doesn’t translate into customers actually buying the product that the advertiser is selling. I totally agree. I recently saw an ad featuring a very sexy woman eating a burger and, instead of going right out and ordering a burger, I made an appointment at the local day spa for a colon hydrotherapy session.
Bulgaria Launches First Communications Satellite: A previously-flown SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket climbed into orbit from Florida’s east coast with Bulgaria’s first communications satellite designed to boost Bulgarian television signals. All I can say is, I never dreamed I’d live to see the day when I’d be able to watch live Bulgarian television shows, right in the comfort of my own home. Wonder if their shows are in color?
Buffett Donates $1.52 Billion to Gates Foundation: Warren Buffett is continuing to make good on his promise to donate most of his wealth to charity, donating $1.52 billion to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Sort of makes you wonder why Bill and Melinda Gates would need a foundation. They seem to be doing just fine on their own.
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