July 11, 2003 

Credit Card Signatures

Your Local Shop: In the UK, merchants actually take time to examine your signature when you pay by credit card. This is fairly reassuring, as they never so much as glance in the United States. But even so, signatures are... [read on...]

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 July 02, 2003 

Noise Pollution

Bayeux, France: The otherwise quaint and delightful town of Bayeux in Normandy has a strange and decidedly un-quaint situation in the town center. In the footsteps of William the Conqueror, someone has put up public loudspeakers all over the place... [read on...]

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