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CryptoMuseum

Alas, I couldn’t find Avon Street.

Should I search for it?

The prize may be “actual hair samples of Abominable Snowmen, Bigfoot, Yowie, and Orang Pendek” or “fecal matter from a small Yeti.”

Will You Take This Chance To Live On Mars In 10 Years?

Mars One yesterday announced that it is planning to begin a human colony on Mars beginning in the year 2023 – just ten years from now. […]

The Other Side Of Vast

Tomorrow, I know that I will arrive on the other side of this, but at the moment, it seems impossible that anything so vast can have sides.

The Joy Of Ground Transportation

I stepped out my front door and walked a quarter mile to a bus that took me the first 30 minutes of my trip for just $1.50.

I arrived at another Greyhound bus terminal where the shops around the departure gate include the range of an small city, rather than a set of highly restricted […]

They Call this Bar Salt of the Earth

$19 burgers. The duck liver mousse is $6.

Bedbug Carrying Case From Hammacher Schlemmer

Hammacher Schlemmer is selling a big sleeping bag with a hood, pictured here, saying that it’s made of special fabrics that will thwart bedbugs from crawling up against you during the night and biting you. The company calls it a bedbug cocoon, for use in hotel rooms.

There’s one big hole I can see in […]

Pedestrian Free Iselin New Jersey

“You cannot walk here,” said the driver, in a South Asian accent. “There is no way. In the United States, people do not walk. If the police see you walking on the side of the road, they will pick you up and take you to a safe place and tell you to call a cab.” […]

Feds Tracking Everyone On Increasing Number Of Roads

According to the ACLU, it isn’t just one road, in one state, that’s under the federal government’s watch. Automatic license plate scanners are being installed along roads all across the country. […]

Occupy The Other Wall Street

About 20 miles to the north of the Salton Sea, between Los Angeles and the border with Arizona, the Wall Street mill was once a busy center of economic activity, a place for miners to refine gold out the ore they hauled out of the ground. It’s been abandoned for 50 years. […]

Are Restricted Travel Zones Within The USA A Good Idea?

We don’t have border checkpoints between U.S. states, certainly not between counties within a state in New Mexico. Such checkpoints would be necessary, however, to enforce the restrictions on movement contained in the Southern New Mexico Economic Development Act. […]

The Magico-Religious Ritual Of Our Time

Where would we find magico-religious ritual portals, of the sort described by Arnold Van Gennep in The Rites of Passage, in our own time? Here’s a hint: They only allow three ounce containers for your liquids. […]