Lord Ahmed

Lord Ahmed of Rotherham?” I thought that was a joke — the nickname of a soccer player, or a crazy morning DJ or something. But it’s not a joke. Nazir Ahmed, Baron Ahmed of Rotherham is a real British Lord. In the US he’d probably be a Senator or Congressman. Although to be fair, the House of Lords has less power than the US Congress, so maybe the joke’s on us.

“Dockless” Should Not Equal “Brainless” — Quasi Renaissance Man

For better or for worse (for worse, in my opinion), the local jurisdictions around here have all started pilot programs for various forms of “dockless” mobility device sharing–bikes (some e-bikes) and e-scooters. The dockless bicycle program seems to be much less popular than the e-scooters, at least based on the numbers I’ve seen. Unlike the […]

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Lettuce

US officials say it’s safe to eat romaine lettuce again.

Well, okay, but they didn’t know it was unsafe before, until a bunch of people got food poisoning. That seems to keep happening every few months. Have things changed so it’s not likely to happen again, or is the strategy to do nothing different, wait for people to get sick, and then have another recall?