The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Thursday, 05 August 2004]

Mystery car

One of the benefits of living on the surface of the sun is that companies come here to stress test their vehicles, so every once in a while you see interesting things on the road.

Mystery Car

Due to the not-quite-excellent picture quality of the T610, it’s a little hard to make out, but the car is actually covered in some sort of blankets. No identifying marks, but Michigan dealer plates.

If you’re worried about the safety aspects of wielding a camera phone at highway speeds, rest assured we were going the customary rush hour 5 mph.

**Listening To: **Stream from Groove Salad

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