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The Grand Prix of 1973

Spotted on the Hemmings blog: 1973 Grand Prix: The first Pontiac I ever drove. The first Pontiac I ever drove was my brother’s ’67 G.T.O., but a ’73 Grand Prix was the first car I ever owned. Here it is … Continue reading

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Gotham in November

Some pictures from the trip out this month.

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links for 2009-05-06

A Battle to Preserve Wardenclyffe, Tesla’s Bold Failure – NYTimes.com Tesla's former lab site on Long Island is going up for sale and the site's future is unknown. (tags: tesla new.york)

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links for 2009-05-05

Indianapolis 500 veteran Lloyd Ruby dead at 81: AutoWeek Magazine RIP. I got to meet Ruby once at one of the first California 500s at the original Ontario Motor Speedway. I was six or seven years old at the time … Continue reading

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links for 2009-04-29

Lost in Space: What really happened to Russia's missing cosmonauts? An incredible tale of space hacking, espionage and death in the lonely reaches of space. Fortean TImes interviews the Italian brothers who listened in on early Soviet and American space … Continue reading

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links for 2009-04-27

DNA results may have solved 75-year-old Utah mystery of Everett Ruess' disappearance Burial spot and remains of writer Everett Ruess found (and confirmed via DNA) after 75 years. (tags: utah everett.ruess history dorothea.lange)

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links for 2009-04-21

Birds return to Owens Lake, unexpectedly Proof that things do occasionally unsuck themselves. Birds are returning in numbers to (the formerly dry) Owens Lake. (tags: eastern.sierra california ecology) V. Vale on J.G. Ballard RE/Search publisher V. Vale remembers J.G. Ballard. … Continue reading

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links for 2009-04-09

California schools' risks rise as vaccinations drop – Los Angeles Times A rising number of California parents are choosing to send their children to kindergarten without routine vaccinations, putting hundreds of elementary schools in the state at risk for outbreaks … Continue reading

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links for 2009-03-27

Foreclosing on a Plane, Then Flying It Away – NYTimes.com Repo men of the skies. (tags: aviation economics)

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