Gold soars as Egypt protests prompt safety buying
Friday’s soaring price saved the ... copper tacked on 3 cents, or 0.8%, to settle at $4.37 a pound. Copper rose 1.4% this week. April platinum turned higher, adding $1.50, or 0.1%, to $1,805 an ounce. For the week, the metal lost 0.9%.
Judge finds fault with fixies
Yesterday at the Multnomah County Courthouse the law came down against fixed gear bicycles. On June 1, 2006 Portland bike messenger Ayla Holland was given a ticket for allegedly violating Oregon Revised Statute (ORS) 815.280(2)(a) which states, A bicycle ...
Montana Bureau Open For Business
As you know, I'm in Montana. That's my rental combine in the snowfield with the Front Range in the background. The big question the last few days has been where to set up the permanent A-blog Montana Bureau. I've been looking high and low. The good news is ...
Cover Your House in Pegboard, $1 Credit Card Knife, iTunes Gift Cards
This particular version is made of durable galvanized steel, and is only $25 per set today. [Galvanized Steel Pegboard Set, $25] Update: Sold out for now at that price, but keep checking back in case it returns. Update: Out of stock on eBay, but Amazon has ...
An Open Letter To Jim Farley, Mark Fields, And Everyone Else Re: Lincoln
It’s your boy, JB. You know, the guy who isn’t allowed on your press trips any more. I’m not sure exactly why. It has something to do with me supposedly misusing one of your complimentary hotel rooms as a place to do something besides examine the ...