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Oil Change Zen

There’s an old Zen Buddhist saying that says something to the effect, when you walk, just walk, when you eat, just eat, when you sit, just sit. The saying advocates the wisdom and beauty of performing one task at a … Continue reading

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The First Land Speed Record

Thanks to Napoleon Bonaparte, France enjoyed the convenience and safety of long, straight roads. Non horse powered carriages had been in existence for about ten years.  Couple these facts, and you know why the first recorded  auto competitions happened in … Continue reading

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The Dawn Of The Lawnmower

Who hasn’t pushed a lawnmower and given at least a passing thought to the utter stupidity of having a lawn?  Some of us wonder why we don’t simply pave the entire front yard in green-dyed concrete.  Or put in some … Continue reading

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