The Bill Gates Mosquito Circus

"Malaria is spread by mosquitoes," Gates said while opening a jar onstage at the Technology, Entertainment, Design Conference - a gathering known to attract technology kings, politicians, and Hollywood stars."I brought some. Here I'll let them roam around. There is no reason only poor people should be infected." (Fox News)Historically a staunch supporter of free enterprise, Bill Gates has battled the regulators and his competitors every step of the way to maintain his Microsoft patents and to continue to profit from them.  Since his incredible fortune has matured, Gates has turned to philanthropy, donating literally billions to a bevy of charitable causes.  The Microsoft founder exhibits the occasional bout of quirkiness however, which one might expect from the uber-nerd who brainstormed his way to status as the richest man on the planet.His latest stroll through the news, however, involves  something like a parlor trick and seems more suited to the...(Read Full Article)