I really hope that Taxi Magic succeeds. With GPS and radio dispatch, there’s no reason why ordering a taxi should be such a mystery.
Category Archives: Travel
Every once in a while you run across a completely insane story. Today I came to Ian Hibell, famed long-distance bicyclist, by way of the Darian Gap, an uncharted, impassible piece of Panamanian land that separates North and South America. Ian Hibell was the first person to do an overland passing of the Gap asContinue reading “Ian Hibell”
Wonders of the World
We were discussing recently the goal of being photographed jumping in front of all Seven Wonders of the World. Turns out there are at least seven lists of seven wonders of the world.
Northwest flight cancellations
I am supposed to be in Michigan right now at the Communities and Technologies conference, an event I’ve been planning to attend for quite some time. However, on Wednesday afternoon my flight on Northwest Airlines was canceled, along with the rest of the flights for that day. The excuse given was weather, which was understandableContinue reading “Northwest flight cancellations”
Planning a trip to Europe
Going to Europe in the summer is about as much as you can ask for out of travel. Most people will tell you to stay away during the tourist season, but if you want to be there when the weather is great, you’ll have to put up with some other Americans making you want toContinue reading “Planning a trip to Europe”
While walking through the streets of Florence, we stumbled upon a perplexing piece of graffiti: I’m sure people have written about MySpace and tagging, but this is absurd. How did AndyG, a 25 year old hip hop artist from Orange County (or a fan) decide to promote his music on an ancient building in Florence?Continue reading “Myspace graffiti”
The Globe and Mail
Something tells me that if America had a national newspaper, this story would not run on the front page. At the same time people argue that Canadians are just like Americans. I’d like to submit the following as evidence on both of these points. The Globe and Mail