Saturday, April 11, 2009

Showers at Stansted Airport

I find this sign funny: They must be worried about people saving money by taking showers together.

Friday, April 10, 2009

No stuffed animals at Coachella

OK I get the other ones, but no stuffed animals allowed at the Coachella music festival? What is up with that?

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Connect by Hertz and its fuzzy New York geography

I was checking out the Zipcar competition, in this case "Connect by Hertz".

I'd be a bit wary of their geography knowledge, though, if they think that East 65th Street (a land of high-end strollers and fancy apartments) is in Kyrgyzstan (check out

[ Update - After a few days, they removed the Kyrgyzstani location from their site ]

Signed up for Zipcar....

I've finally signed up for Zipcar. I was worried that the fact that I have not driven under a US license for 3 years would make sign-up more difficult, but it didn't.

Good article this month in the New York Times on Zipcar, the company and the service.

I should get the card in a few days, and then I'll check out the service. In actual fact I rarely need a car except for business trips (which almost invariably I fly to anyway). But, it will be nice to have the option of driving somewhere, especially in the summer.