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The Eagle Has Encountered Customs

The following story is meant to be humorous. The crew of Apollo 11 did not, as far as we know, have a Duty Free catalog in the Command Module.

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A Boxkicker’s Christmas Carol

“Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night!” Especially the boxkickers bringing the presents, overworked and underappreciated modern
Santas they are.

Uber

What Use Is Uber?

Without investor subsidy, can Uber compete on price? If it can’t, can it survive?

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Don’t Fear the Robots

Impressive as the tech is, it is important to remember that the Boston Dynamics videos are trailers for a movie that isn’t yet made.

Conservatives and Trains

So here are the reasons I’ve noticed that sour conservatives on trains

Snow is Scary

It’s OK to be scared by scary things. Driving in the snow is one of them.

Elderly

Local Elderly Man Gives Up Driver’s License

For people who have been independent for many decades of life, the decision of when they are no longer able to drive can be very difficult. It is not just the practical side of being able to come and go, but also the mental hurdle of losing a piece of freedom and ability to control your own life.

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Linky Friday: Planes, Trains, & Automobiles

Linky Friday is Ordinary Times’ tradition of brining you links and music from across the web and around the world. This week: Planes, Trains, & Automobiles.

Risk Management and the Road

The rule of the road is less risky is better than more risky, but there is no unrisky.