March 31, 2004 


Edge-ucation

Your Suburb: Improving schools is never a bad idea, but the trend for years has been to abandon renovation of old neighborhood school buildings and build new ones on the fringes of development. Among the problems with this approach are... [read on...]

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Category:
Urban Planning

 March 27, 2004 


Absurd Street Widths

Tucson: This is a residential street in central Tucson and it's wide enough to hold about 8 lanes of traffic. Why? Given that only a smattering of cars use the street, then if it were 1/2 as wide, there would... [read on...]

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Category:
Urban Planning

 March 22, 2004 


Apple Stickers

Your grocery: Why in the world must almost every apple I find in the store come with an annoying sticker that must be picked off? Half the time I wind up with apple under my nails, and the other... [read on...]

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Category:
Wildcard

 March 18, 2004 


McDonald's Wifi

The Golden Arches: The thought of getting my laptop anywhere near a pile of greasy McDonald's french fries sends shivers down my spine. I'm not the only one who feels that way. So why is McDonald's launching WiFi in it's... [read on...]

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Category:
Internet