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Michigan Man Arrested for Driving 153 MPH on Freeway

A 21-year-old from Michigan managed to clock a whopping 153 m.p.h. this week while racing a 2005 Dodge Magnum near Detroit on Interstate 75. He was arrested for reckless driving and his vehicle was subsequently impounded. 105 more words

New England States Launch Regional Crackdown On Speeding

WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — State police across New England on Monday launched the region’s first coordinated crackdown on speeding and failing to wear seat belts. 374 more words

News

"Nothing [Whatsoever] Is Hiding": Leahy and Taylor on Body and Bone

“Nothing is hiding.” With this subtle formulation, Mark C. Taylor ends his book Hiding (1997). This phrase elucidates the “irreducible enigma” we live: it is the signpost of our erring way through a shifty world.  1,320 more words

Philosophy

Speed Limits

Okay so here I go on speed limits.  As a teen, and early adult I hated them and generally ended up paying a lot of tickets and attorneys fees.   237 more words

Thalamus Of Thought

Mariners Urged to Slow down for Right Whales (Massachusetts, New Scotland, USA)

April 20th, 2015. PORTLAND, Maine — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is reminding recreational boaters to slow down for right whales or face substantial penalties. 149 more words

Endangered Biodiversity

Intensities of Memory and Forgetting: Mark C. Taylor's Speed Limits

A few years before his death, the historian Tony Judt wrote, “The twentieth century is hardly behind us, but already its quarrels and its dogmas, its ideals and its fears are slipping into the obscurity of mis-memory.” In his last books Judt dealt frequently with mis-memory and forgetting in the years since the fall of the Soviet Union, reminding his readers of the consequences of our increasingly short-term historical memory.  1,378 more words

Religion

Cyclists and speed limit laws

Debate is swirling in Minneapolis about the 10 mile per hour speed limit on bike trails in and around the Twin Cities. Yesterday the city’s park commission debated… 543 more words