Daily Archives: June 17, 2012

Weekend link dump for June 17

Happy birthday, Eileen! HBO doesn’t want to take your money unless you also give some of it to a cable or satellite company. Here’s a LEGO Star Wars MC Escher diorama. Do I really need to say more than that? … Continue reading

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Mailing letters about the homeless ordinance

Not really sure what to make of this. Activists against Houston’s new restrictions on feeding the homeless plan to mail around 30,000 letters Friday to urge voters to sign a petition to trigger a charter amendment election in November. Paul … Continue reading

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Downtown shuttle back in operation

For those of you who missed the old downtown trolley, here’s its successor. [T]he Greenlink bus service was launched Monday as a free offering for tourists and locals alike. The 18-stop route makes the rounds of eight hotels, the George … Continue reading

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Calling a ball a ball and a strike a strike

Bobby Valentine says that’s the way he wants it. A day after being ejected, Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine was still steamed about umpiring, and said technology should be used to eliminate human error in calling balls and strikes. … Continue reading

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