The big news from Citroën at this year’s Beijing Auto Show was the launch of the brand new C6.
Briefly, the C6 is a range-topping sedan that rides on the same modular EMP2 platform as the Peugeot 308 and the Citroën C4 Picasso, among others. 237 more words
Tourists abroad are invisible to each other, the more so the more they share. We wave with gracious condescension at workers stooping in the rice paddies, and at families gathered on the doorsteps of their houses to see us pass by in our pony and trap, but if there’s an obvious tourist on the pavement we simply do not see him or her. 650 more words
Let’s start in a small, Eastern Washington town: imagine you’re accustomed to hanging out at the run-down Happy Hour Tavern, among other dives, in the little desert town of Yakima, with your fellow country singers, several of whom moved there from even smaller Oklahoma or Michigan towns, or perhaps from Bakersfield, California. 3,205 more words
"All that is solid melts into air": Mutant 59:The Plastic Eater by Kit Pedler and Gerry Davis (1972)
The Apollo 19 space mission explodes as it re-enters the earth’s atmosphere. BEA flight 510 crashes into a suburban street on its approach to Heathrow with devastating results. 1,401 more words