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An interesting topic, though I would approach the problem from a completely different angle than what the author proposes...
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It's kinda ironic how Wal-mart, viewed by some as a symbol of slavish consumerism, also promotes a type of freedom by letting people park overnight in their parking lots (unless local laws prohibit it).

If you search on Google or Amazon for the word "vandwelling", you will soon realize that a lot has been written about the subject of living in cars, trucks and vans.
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This is actually a pretty good article, with some insights into how companies use ill-fitting tools (like email) for intra-company communication.

Where the enterprise social graph requires blasting a whole team with messages like “Hey, has anyone started working on this yet?”, we can just query the work graph and efficiently find out exactly who’s working on that task and how much progress they’ve made.

I'm guessing that the author will soon have a software product to sell to the corporate world, which will solve some of these problems. Sounds good...
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Big Diesel Power: 90,000 Horsepower ship engine. It gets 1,000 Miles Per Gallon per ton, that is. Better than anything I own...

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The coolest thing is... the access doors to the crankcase.
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I like this quote, which I found on ContractorTalk.com:

"Minds of moderate caliber ordinarily condemn everything which is beyond their range."
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Scary to think about what could happen if antibiotic medications no longer worked. Yet, it's a real possibility...
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Watch the exhaust manifold glow orange and yellow while this engine is run on a dynamometer. Crazy!

Ford 1163hp turbo six engine dyno
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I'm a big fan of Tom Lawler, but I think his rant - posted earlier today by Bill McBride - is misguided. Lawler's essential complaint is tha

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September 4, 2013 - A shortage of buildable lots, especially in the most desirable locations, has emerged as one of the key factors holding

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An article on liberty and free markets as sound public policy for Michigan.

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The makers of the grass-covered "Babilawn" claim it makes ugly A/C units "aesthetically pleasing" from both "inside and out."

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It's a crazy competitive world out there--you can't afford to have employees who aren't cutting it.

Why Still So Few Use Condoms
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With the "next-generation condom" initiative, Bill Gates is acknowledging that the practical reasons people don't use condoms warrant honest