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Hands Free by July 1st or Jail

If you live in California, you should be aware that as of July 1, 2008, if you drive and talk on your cell phone without a hands-free device, you can get a ticket.  I’ve pretty much ignored this law change ...

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Smart Fortwo is Small But Safe

In the last month or so, I’ve been seeing these almost golf cart sized “cars” on the road.  I assumed they were electric cars but didn’t know what it was.  I finally got curious enough to google it and found ...

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High Tech High Prices

As the holiday season goes into overdrive, so does gas prices.  It’s such an interesting coincidence that when people have to travel to meet their friends and family, the oil companies jack up the gas prices.  Weird. This is a ...

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Flexcar in the Wild

In a past blog entry, I mentioned seeing Steve Case’ Flexcar.com being advertised on the bus in Los Angeles. Well, now I’ve seen it actually in the wild in downtown Los Angeles in the parking structure at 333 Alameda.  At ...

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Eco Limo

Okay. This looks like a regular black Toyota Prius Hybrid, right?  Take a closer look. It comes with a driver and tinted windows.  Yep.  It’s a limo for rich people who want to slow down global warming.  Perfect for pretendica Debutantes and politicians, ...

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