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Paul Allen Lends Personal ROV To Study Coelacanths 32

crudmonkey writes "It took a custom-made submarine, billionaire Paul Allen, and a tenacious desire lasting well beyond two decades to unveil enigmatic details about the life of the coelacanth—the primitive fish that invariably hooks researchers. A study published earlier this year in the journal Marine Biology summarizes 21 years of coelacanth population research."
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Paul Allen Lends Personal ROV To Study Coelacanths

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  • by darkpixel2k (623900) <aaron@heyaaron.com> on Friday November 25, 2011 @11:58AM (#38166484) Homepage

    Yet another example of the 1% Overlords only using their money to build 1-acre hot tubs, drink 100-year-old Scotch from disposable diamand shot glasses, and keep other people poor because that's what makes them happy.

    Yeah--because the 1% sends someone out to bitch slap any recruiter that tries to give you a job?

    Or are you whining because you don't have the intelligence and skills to get into a position like Paul Allen?

    I'll be the first to admit that I don't have those skills. And I'm not butt-hurt about it either. The entire world can't be billion-dollar-CEOs. Who would take out the trash, sweep the floors, build the products, run their servers, or design the next iPhone?

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome. -- Dr. Johnson