Category Archives: Automobiles

The Parking Tax

This piece on the costs of parking a car is mind boggling (boldface mine): Owning a car is not cheap — and in addition to insurance, gas and parking fees, there is a hidden cost: time spent driving around while … Continue reading

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Green Car

I’m not sure what’s really going on with this car on Independence Ave. SE between 9th and 19th, Capitol Hill, D.C. Easter? St. Patrick’s Day?

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Automobile Deaths As A Public Health Problem

One of the least discussed public health crisis are U.S. road deaths. In fact, when they are discussed, it’s usually along the lines of ‘this year, [bad thing X] surpassed road deaths.’ It never seems to occur to anyone that … Continue reading

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Is There Something In The West Coast Water?

Back when genetic testing company 23AndMe charged into a brick wall (the brick wall won, by the way), I noted the idiocy of believing they could beat the FDA: On the Twitterz, I wrote that 23andMe‚Äôs attorneys should be disbarred … Continue reading

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Matchbox

Observed on P Street NW, between 17th and 18th, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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A Pink Midget

No, I’m not being insensitive. That was the true name of an MG sportscar, which I saw last week at the corner of 21st Street and Hillyer Place, Dupont Circle, D.C.: See, that’s its real name: The front:

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Inflamed

Rock on! Observed on P Street NW, between 17th and 18th, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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