Posts filed under “Weekend”

2009 Automobile Quality Ratings

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Source:
Toyota Tops Quality Study
CHERYL JENSEN
NYT, June 26, 2009

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/28/automobiles/28QUALITY.html

Category: Weekend

Subway Series Sky Photo

You may have missed this fantastic photo of the sky over Citifield at the Yankees/Mets game by Shannon Stapleton (of Reuters) It has nothing whatsoever to do with baseball — but it is gorgeous and ominous and was hidden in the sports section. The caption simply does not do it justice: “The threatening skies over Citi…Read More

Category: Weekend

Clear to Cease Operations

For you travelers whisking thru the security lines at US airports, I have some bad news: Back in line with the rest of the proles: > > Hat tip Andrew!

Category: Travel, Weekend

Travel Web Sites

Nice collection of travel web resources, via the Frugal Traveller: Mobissimo.com Vayama.com SideStep.com Dohop.com Mobissimo Bing cFares.com Kayak SeatExpert.com (not SeatGuru.com) Venere.com. TripKick.com WheresCool.com AtlasObscura.com > Source: Travel Web Sites: A Click-On Showdown NYT, June 17, 2009 http://frugaltraveler.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/06/17/more-links-in-the-research-chain/

Category: Travel, Web/Tech, Weekend

Brat Pack Mashup

I don’t know why I find this so amusing, but I do: An 80s brat pack movie mashup to the tune of Lisztomania: The official video is here

Category: Weekend

Porsche Panamera

The long awaited Porsche Panamera:

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Category: Weekend

New York Debuts Highly-Anticipated New Park

The High Line, an ambitious new public space opens in Manhattan this week. Set atop once-abandoned railway tracks, the new park has been given a makeover and is already spurring development near by. Sushil Cheema reports.

Category: Weekend

US Open: Caddys For A Cure

My partner Mike is caddying for Todd Hamilton tomorrow on the Black course at the US Open. This came about through Caddys For A Cure, a charity that auctions off slots carrying the bags of major golf pros during US Open competitions on eBay. A day carrying bags can range anywhere from $3,000 to $10,000…Read More

Category: Weekend

Muscle Car Shootout: Chevy Camaro, Dodge Challenger & Ford Mustang

Consumer Reports takes a look at the new Chevy Camaro, Dodge Challenger, and Ford Mustang:

Category: Weekend

‘The Beatles: Rock Band’

Wired talks to the game’s creative director about new features. And how about the intimidation factor when you’re playing in front of the real surviving Beatles? > Source: Harmonize With ‘The Beatles: Rock Band’ Wired, June 11, 2009 http://www.wired.com/video/latest-videos/latest/1815816633/harmonize-with-the-beatles-rock-band/26114877001

Category: Music, Weekend