( life / travel / transportation / auto ) From: Anonymous
At a neighbourhood BBQ I was talking to a neighbour, a BC Hydro executive. I asked him how that renewable thing was doing. He laughed, then got serious. If you really intend to adopt electric vehicles, he pointed out, you had to face certain realities. For exam... read more
( culture / humor / transportation ) Driving wife's Jetta while my car gets serviced. I called it a piece of $h! while I tried to climb out. Its door hit me in the forehead during the struggle. So, I guess we're even.... read more
( life / health / environment / transportation ) I just thought this was interesting: youtube.com/watch?v54vDcPCQM8And here's another article on the same subject: 10 X Stronger Than Steel In The 1940sAnd another: henry-ford-made-a-hemp-car-in-1941
What if cars didn't have to be the way they are today? If you are a researcher of any kind of alte... read more
( education / research / transportation / tech ) via Refreshing News: Google's Self-Driving Cars: 300,000 Miles Logged, Not a Single Accident Under Computer Control
Ever since Google began designing its self-driving cars, they've wanted to build cars that go beyond the capabilities of human-piloted vehicles, cars that are much, much safer... read more
( culture / writing / blog / transportation ) I'm just testing this Windows Live Writer software. UPDATE: There's now a newer, open-source version here.
It was a dark and stormy night ... No, it was an unusually cold day ... yeah, that's it ... for the first week of December when I was forced to go without my beloved - well, ma... read more
( culture / movies-tv-video / transportation ) It started out as an innocent attempt at "dinner and a movie" on a Saturday night. It turned into... Tara's nightmare!
We had dinner at Schlotzsky's, each of us ordering one of their 8" "personal" pizzas. Tara got her usual barbecue chicken. I tried something new: t... read more