Another head-scratcher. Yesterday's Los Angeles Times had this headline: Man in U.S. illegally accused of fatally attacking woman with hammer. So are they going after the people who illegally accused him? … [Read more...] about Parse that!
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Photo GalleryBig week: I can celebrate 2,000 commuter miles on our new electric vehicle. Time for an interim report. … [Read more...] about Zero Emission
You know it has to be California when the top daily newspaper in the state writes in a restaurant review: The haphazardly arranged dining room has all the feng shui of your downstairs closet... They were talking about the pizza restaurant Mother Dough in Silver Lake, by the … [Read more...] about Pizza Feng Shui
Who would have guessed that it is the movie industry that seems to revert the race-to-the-bottom trend in foreign-language localization? The same industry that is notorious for nonsensical translations of movie titles? Well, "reverting" is maybe an exaggeration, but read the … [Read more...] about Frozen
Die Nachrichtenmeldung des Tages war, für mich zumindest, diese: Ein ICE hat bei Fulda die Abzweigung nach Berlin verpasst. Ich bin kein Eisenbahner, aber mir war immer so, als würde der Zugführer nicht die Weichen stellen. Dafür, dachte ich, sei der Fahrdienstleiter … [Read more...] about Zuglenkung