Comment by floccina on Investing for the Long Slump · 2009-01-22T17:28:30.000Z · score: 1 (1 votes) · LW · GW

Also any house hold item that lasts a long time and has a payback e.g. insulation, perhaps greenhouse etc.

Comment by floccina on Two More Things to Unlearn from School · 2007-07-17T19:03:24.000Z · score: 0 (0 votes) · LW · GW

This is related to one of my personal pet peeves. That is that schools are more about testing/grading people than about teaching. Parroting back is much more easily testable.