Wednesday, January 18, 2012

How the Dutch got their cycle paths

If you've traveled in The Netherlands, the sheer number of  bicycles and related infrastructure is beyond belief, at least by my standards.  It wasn't always that way...

Thursday, January 5, 2012

China mop ice river jumper for the win

This is my favorite photo of the year. So far.

A winter swimmer with a mop jumps into the icy water of the Songhua River in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China, on December 26, 2011. (Reuters/Sheng Li)

So Andy at Trashbags is now offering mittens.  If anybody has given them a try, I'd be more than welcome to hear your thoughts.

Also, to further encourage the Google bomb:

That is all, carry on.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

It's a new year, do a wheelie!

Oh wait, I thought you had studded tires.

The fifteenth installment of the Stupor Bowl is coming up on February fourth.  Go to this event and have fun, but don't be a jerk about it.