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Monthly Archive for December, 2008

A Book About Traffic

Over the past week or two I read Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us). Why the other lane always seems faster, why we suck as drivers, how our eyes and minds betray us on the road, issues of congestion, why dangerous roads are safer, among other topics. […]

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Brawndo Has Been Mutilated

I keep hearing advertising on the radio for Syke Energy Drink. Whether there’s a drink or not, the ads sound awfully familiar. It sounds like the writers ripped off the spoof ads for Brawndo, the “thirst mutilator” featured so prominently in Idiocracy (and now available as an actual product). I’m fond of the Brawndo ads […]

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Inclusion on Blogged.com Directory

I find it interesting how many little services scour the Internet for blogs and then include them in their directories. Today I found another one: Blogged.com. It was mentioned on Mashable back in February, so it isn’t that new but today was the first time I saw a reference to it. I turned AdBlock off […]

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The media has been reporting that all three CEOs of the top three U.S. car manufacturers offered to take $1 annual salaries. In light of the latest absurdity with regard to bailing out yet another industry at the expense of U.S. taxpayers, my thoughts on this are simple. Big deal. Alan Mulally is the CEO […]

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