It’s been seven and a half months since I moved from Chicago to Berlin. With everyone back in the States gathering with their families for the holidays, I’m finding myself feeling a bit sentimental about the random things, big and little, that I’ve left behind.
I’ve been seeing a lot of 404 (“page not found”) errors in my Drupal sites’ error logs recently for favicon.ico and apple-touch-icon-precomposed.png (and apple-touch-icon-144x144-precomposed.png, etc.). A quick addition to my .htaccess file fixed it.
Every time I travel by plane, I am struck by the inanity of so much of the flying experience. Here are some small, uncostly policy and aircraft tweaks that would go a long way toward making the flying experience at least borderline tolerable.
This Dr. Pepper commercial looks like it’s straight out of the Mitt Romney
playbook. Apparently, the marketing folks at Dr. Pepper believe that reaching
men requires insulting women: “So keep the reality TV and lady drinks. … Dr.
Pepper TEN. It’s not for women.”
…and you will gain the superhuman ability to walk and smoke in slow motion. (Full video after the jump.) <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/50925927?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0" width="600" height="329" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen="" mozallowfullscreen="" allowfullscreen=""></iframe>