Well, this is News To Me:
BTW, Kahn & Keville has a verrry high Yelp rating, just saying.
Nothing goes unrecorded by the car dash cams of Taiwan:
TransAsia Airways Flight 235 looks to have lost a lot of power from its left engine. But assuming that the propeller blades of the failing engine were feathered to lessen drag, there’s no reason why a properly-loaded ATR 72 shouldn’t have been able to climb out to a safe altitude using the remaining engine.
There appears to be a lot of data recorded on this crash, so they mystery should be solved soon…
At first I thought chop shop, but now I don’t think so. Usually when I think see one I actually do, but not this time, oh well.
Betwixt DISCOUNT BUILDER’S SUPPLY and the Duboce offramp:
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If you want a clear example of both a chop-shop and a non-chop shop, click here.
On It Goes…
Homeless encampment, major Japanese city, city center, down by the river:
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Note the bicycle parking area.
Cf. San Francisco homeless encampment, under Interstate I-80, Mile Zero:
Note identical blue tarps as in Japan, sourced from, for all I know, the same factory in China.
One group uses bikes to get around, like to work ‘n stuff.
The other will strip your bike of any parts not superglued on in a New York Minute, as soon as your back is turned.
Which group do you prefer?
This was the scene tonight at the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall, where a crowd of 140 offered their support for Euna Lee and Laura Ling. The people at the vigil called on North Korea to release these jailed reporters.
“We miss you” “Liberate Laura & Euna Now” “Set them free”
Details after the jump.
So, if two of your family members get kidnapped and the cops tell you that it’s best not to say anything about the matter and then the neighbors start peppering you with queries, what do you do?
That’s kind of the situation that’s facing managers at dumbed-down, youth-oriented Current TV (you can read the Wikipedia entry they wrote about themselves here). The problem is that anybody can post anything about the detention of Laura Ling and Euna Lee at Current.com and the North Koreans might not take too kindly to what’s posted there.
The kind of post that’s routinely getting taken down from Current.com:
So Current has taken to unposting submissions about this matter at Current.com. Fair enough. They’re not really “censoring” in the literal sense of course, they’re simply suppressing all commentary about this case on their own site. That’s probably a good move.
In fact, Current might actually welcome this kind of criticism from Phil Bronstein, in a good-cop/bad-cop, game theory way, showing that they get it, that they’re bending over backwards to be conciliatory, to say sorry in a Fish Called Wanda fashion.
(I’m not saying these two people were kidnapped – maybe they were and maybe they weren’t. It’s tough to know for sure when you’re literally in the Vanguard)
Patience, people. All will be explained by all concerned when this matter gets resolved.