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2014 Corvette

One, please

General Motors introduced the 2014 Corvette yesterday and yes, I’ll take one, please. Thank you very much. For no better reason than that they are made in the USA and […]

Global warming. It's happening.

Global warming, eh?

The front page at the Huffington Post this morning looked like this: HuffPo not withstanding, when I got up my outside thermometer said 7° F. My computer disagreed. Said it […]

Ray Bethell kite

Kite flying is an art

When I was a kid in the ’40s and ’50s, a kite was a diamond-shaped piece of paper stretched over a flimsy balsa wood cross to which you added a […]

CNN program buries Lance Armstrong

Seven-time Tour de France cycling champion Lance Armstrong cheated. When confronted about it, he lied. To this day he continues to lie. In recent months USADA, the US Anti-Doping Agency, […]

Colorado ski season begins

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, widely known as A-Basin, won the annual race to open first for Colorado’s ski season. Long lines of skiers and boarders took to the slopes there […]

Lance Armstrong

Armstrong gives up fight against USADA

American cyclist Lance Armstrong finally threw in the towel yesterday and declared he was no longer going to fight the doping charges the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has been leveling against him […]

2012 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Oops: How not to drive Pikes Peak

A frequent Pied Type visitor, ImaLibertarian, sent me this video from Sunday’s Pikes Peak Hill Climb. (Pikes Peak is 14,115 ft.) The race is run every year, and every year […]