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Defective Tire Valve Stems

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

WCVB-TV Channel 5 in Boston reported on June 23 that 30 million defective tire valve stems are on old and new cars: “BOSTON — A small 50 cent part for your car could have a critical safety defect. Team 5 Investigates reported Monday there could be more than 30 million of these parts on the […]

Happy Towel Day May 25

Monday, May 26th, 2008

Drat! Yesterday, May 25, was Towel Day which is in tribute to the late author Douglas Adams of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy fame: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hitchhiker%27s_Guide_to_the_Galaxy “A towel, it says, is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitch hiker can have. Partly it has great practical value – you can wrap it around […]