I thought last night’s episode (featuring the race through St Petersburg) was quite entertaining and not just because I love the city and my wife is from there. IMHO they hit a good note that they haven’t hit for the last couple of series, like they finally figured out they had gone a little off course. I hope the… » 1/27/15 11:40pm Tuesday 11:40pm

Once you have the data it's just a matter of software and processing power. Sure today it might take a bank of supercomputers to search and classify every record, though I think it likely doesn't, but in 10 years your iPhone 12 could probably do it in 5 minutes. The only safety is in the government (or Google or… » 1/27/15 10:37am Tuesday 10:37am

Thankfully it’s a little better built as the pylons are integral with the bridge so the decks can’t easily come loose. The soil under it is held in by a shakey seawall (under replacement at the moment) and the soil underneath is all fill so it could easily sink in place while staying more or less in one piece. » 1/21/15 2:40am 1/21/15 2:40am

She’s 86, not 101. These days there are a lot of healthy, active seniors of that age. Heck my mother turns 87 in a couple of weeks and not only is she active she works full-time as a waitress in a large hotel that requires not just hauling large trays of food but doing so over long distances. Oh and she travels to… » 1/21/15 2:35am 1/21/15 2:35am

The Peugeot 505 turbo was an incredibly good track car even though Peugeot’s reputation in America was not so good. Our Lemons 505 Turbo S got us through six races before the head cracked (because of a failed Volvo radiator transplant) and we finsihed has high as 21/108 at one race. Back in the day the 505T was the… » 1/17/15 3:16am 1/17/15 3:16am