NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Jennifer Jo Cobb will be the first driver to be penalized under the new rule against leaving a wrecked car before safety personnel arrive and approaching the racing surface. Cobb maintains that she “completely forgot” about this rule. Read more...
Here's a great example to buttress the point I made earlier today, in "Highways, congestion and a power broker's lessons." Which was this: Since at least the 1930s planners have known that adding highway lanes does not reduce congestion,...Show More Summary
In a Nutshell: Tyler Reddick and Erik Jones waged a side-by-side battle while fighting lapped traffic, but it was Reddick who came out victorious Friday evening at Dover International Speedway. In a race that was marred by several wrecks and a lot of torn-up equipment, Jones and Reddick took two and four tires, respectively, on...
Here is a minor indicator I follow from the National Restaurant Association: Restaurant Performance Index Posts Moderate Gain in April Driven by stronger same-stores sales and customer traffic levels, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) posted a moderate gain in April. Show More Summary
Pinterest might be one of the most frequently talked about social networks, but as of December 2014, it wasn’t even one of the biggest in terms of the number of users. Still, if you look at the sites driving the most traffic, Pinterest is among the top five. Show More Summary
A recent study found an association between traffic noise exposure and an increase in abdominal body fat. But it was only an association.
McDonald’s is trying all kinds of new things to attract younger customers and sling fries at them, but we’re not so sure about their plan to increase drive-thru traffic in the United Kingdom by bending the laws of physics. “Please use both lanes to place your order,” a new sign says. Both? An Alert Twitter user somewhere in the UK … [More]
We’re heading into a hot and humid weekend with chances for storms each day, says the Capital Weather Gang.While there’s no huge event to mess with your local travel plans, there are many summery activities to draw crowds. The Nationals are on the road this weekend, but D.C. United has a game in RFK Stadium at 7 p.m. Saturday.Read full article >>
Former Duke University basketball star Nolan Smith tweeted about a confrontation with Durham, N.C., police, in which officers making a traffic stop approached him, allegedly with guns drawn.
Photo books tend to be the most accurate predictor of future lookbook trends. So with that in mind, we turned an eye on “Drivers In The 1980s.” The 96-page archive was created by Chris Dorley-Brown, who spent two summers in the … The post “Drivers In The 1980s” Archives Traffic Jam Style appeared first on Selectism.
A big rig crashed right through the center divider on the 10 Freeway early this morning in Mid-City. No one was badly hurt, but the crash did snarl traffic in both directions during the morning commute. [ more › ]
Floyd Dent, a Michigan resident who was brutally beaten by Inkster Police during a traffic stop has settled his lawsuit for almost $1.4 million on Thursday, the Guardian reports, the same day the officer involved appeared before court to learn whether he would be headed to trial.
The rise and rise of online viewing – particularly among young adults – has been cited by BBC management as a key driver of their daft plan to move BBC Three, the youth-focused TV channel, online only. That rationale only holds water if online viewing does indeed continue to rise and rise. And [...]
The destination store featuring SpongeBob, Dora, Turtles and other merchandise is located in Leicester Square, the top foot traffic location? in all of Europe. read more
To the editor: The chief justice of California has asked for an "emergency rule" so Californians do not have to pay for a traffic infraction before going to court. ("State chief justice says unpaid traffic fines should get day in court," May 21)
Police in the town of Pasco, Wash., fatally shot orchard worker who'd been hurling rocks into traffic
Shortly after 4:30 p.m. yesterday, a small but vocal group of protesters calling themselves "Angry Housing Activists and Tenant Activists and Racial Justice Activists of New York City" stepped out into Third Avenue at 41st street, blocking midtown traffic with an enormous black banner that read "Cuomo: Stronger Rent Laws Now!" [ more › ]
One Internet site now accounts for almost 37% of all downstream Internet traffic — and that number is growing. Time magazine reports that Netflix is now in the ballpark of 37% in North America during peak evening hours. That number....
An overturned big rig is expected to snarl traffic on the 10 Freeway in Mid-City for hours after it crashed into a center divider Friday morning, shutting down several lanes in both directions.
In Kendrick Lamar’s last video, the great “King Kunta” clip, Lamar rapped from the rooftop of a closed-down Compton swap meet. He’ll do that one better in his new video for “Alright,” the Pharrell collaboration from his new album To Pimp A Butterfly. (It’s good to see that “Alright” is about to become a single; […]