January 29, 2003 


Direct Flights (not)

Airline X: So are you flying direct? Depends how you define it. Most people think a 'direct flight' is a 'non-stop' flight. It's not. In the same defining spirit as the term '100% recycled', the term 'Direct Flight' simply means... [read on...]

Posted at 12:12 PM
Category:
Aviation

 January 22, 2003 


The Stink About Parking Meters

San Francisco: For once I agree with Ken Garcia. It seems the city of San Francisco is replacing those crummy old mechanical parking meters with efficient 'multi-space' meters, like you see in Europe. This sound's like a great idea to... [read on...]

Posted at 10:14 AM
Category:
Cars , Cycling , Urban Planning

 January 15, 2003 


100% Recycled (not)

Side of a box: Contrary to popular belief, "100% Recycled" means 100% nothing. The legal definition of recycled paper includes scraps and leftovers from the paper manufacturing process, among other things, that have always been thrown back in the machine... [read on...]

Posted at 11:47 AM
Category:
Environment

 January 01, 2003 


Bogus Window Seats

NWA 757: Expecting a window seat, this is what I got. Had the flight not been a merciful 45 minutes, I might have clawed a window of my own. My guess is there is a structural reason for this... [read on...]

Posted at 04:15 PM | Please feel free to comment (6)
Category:
Aviation