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July 13th, 2010 at 5:27:44 PM permalink
That wiki article has a section on how some scientists believe that octopi are attracted to vivid colours (although they are colour-blind) and horizontal shapes. All the prediction the octopus made involved countries with vivid horizontal flags.

Does your dog have a predilection towards certain animal mascots?
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July 13th, 2010 at 6:07:25 PM permalink
I have heard that picking a hedge fund might be better done by your dog. The reality is that hedge funds that are losing money tend to be terminated. So the remained have almost always done better than average. Picking the one with the highest return over several years is statistically a sure way to pick a mediocre performer for next year.

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