Saturday, May 14

Random

> IN-N-OUT opened two restaurants in Texas this week. More are on the way. In a sense I'm glad that they're getting to enjoy In-N-Out, too. But it doesn't quite feel right. I can picture palm tree lined milkshake cups in Florida but it's a real stretch picturing some dude with boots and a big obnoxious belt buckle in DFW kicking back with a double-double. ~ link

JUST ASKING -- How much do other counties spend defending themselves against lawsuits generated through the activities of the sheriff's office? I suppose one might argue that it's a small price we pay for the amount of entertainment in our three-ring circus. But some believe that the government probably shouldn't be in the entertainment business. ~ link

DONALD TRUMP reveals his hair care secret. ~ link

YOU ARE what you speak ~ Audio Interview with Robert Lane Greene, from Economist

AMERICAN CITIES with clean air ~ Huff

A NEW METHOD of making electricity from sunlight has just been tested. How is it that a bunch of guys in Massachusetts, definitely not a sun-belt state, are coming up with such solar innovation? ~ The Economist

WHY DID THEY fly the Guam flag on the Space Shuttle Discovery? (I'm still trying to figure out where the flag pole is.) Guam legislators will undoubtedly request compensation from the federal government -- a licensing fee for NASA's use of the flag. ~ link

EVEN THOUGH he is dead, bloggers continue to crucify Osama bin Laden. He's a pretty easy target at this point. ~ link
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