Daily Archives: December 20, 2018

Blog Notes: I’ve Overflowed The Blog Yet Again

The number of new posts today exceeds the capacity of the template to display all of them in a single scroll. Click the “Older posts” button at the end of the scroll for more. Today’s first new post was: Weather … Continue reading

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Boosted eScooters?

Boosted just raised $60M to make new ‘vehicle-grade’ light EVs Mountain View-based light electric vehicle company Boosted just announced today that they have raised $60M in Series B financing. The company intends to use the funding to develop and produce … Continue reading

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A Necessary Reminder

I feel somewhat unclean after the last post — The Anger Machine — and you might feel that way too. Here’s a reminder of what really matters. Second Hand Lions – Things worth Believin’ In Previously here: Human Variables category

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The Anger Machine

I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore! Speech from Network (1080p) The Real Roots of American Rage Anger, Averill concluded, is one of the densest forms of communication. It conveys more information, more quickly, … Continue reading

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Google Books: Tales From A Rolltop Desk

Tales from a Rolltop Desk by Christopher Morley. From the opening short story, The Prize Package: Published in 1921, this story made me roar with laughter. I’d never heard of the author before but I should have! From Wikipedia: Out … Continue reading

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Pluto Water

Advertisement in a 1922 issue of The Spatula: Wikipedia: Pluto Water

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Breaking Bad Meets The Bible

Even though this is broadcast TV, this looks like a must-see: WGN America’s Pure

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Public Domain Alert

For the First Time in More Than 20 Years, Copyrighted Works Will Enter the Public Domain At midnight on New Year’s Eve, all works first published in the United States in 1923 will enter the public domain. It has been … Continue reading

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Real-Life Badassery

This will make your morning. Real-life Kung Fu with the first instance being a badass girl in a school uniform! 5 KUNG FU MASTERS CAUGHT ON CAMERA & SPOTTED IN REAL LIFE! And really, that guy with the umbrella! Out … Continue reading

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Bird Rental eScooters: To Live And Ride In L.A.

Where Are All Those People On Electric Scooters Going? Los Angeles is a sprawling city so I’m sure people with more local knowledge will be able to make sense of the data in areas with which they are familiar. Just … Continue reading

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