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More 737 educated speculation: Runaway Trim and pilot training

My dad just shared an email conversation he had with an aviation colleague. My dad also added that surprise “runway trim” situations were almost always included in his simulator training for 6-10-seat turboprops back in the 80s and 90s.

Detailing: 25% off at Autogeek!

I just got some Klasse - a 10oz All in One cleaner and 16.9oz Sealant Glaze for just over $30 shipped.

"Offense Archaeologists" and the Court of Public Opinion (politics/Tucker Carlson) "Offense Archaeologists" and the Court of Public Opinion (politics/Tucker Carlson)

This just came out this morning from The Atlantic and I think summarizes the issues pretty well. Buffer image because that’s how we roll around here.

VW Refuses to Cancel Golf
R Kelly Edition Despite Backlash VW Refuses to Cancel Golf R Kelly Edition Despite Backlash

Auto industry critics have regularly cited VW for its bad timing: From long delays in offering a three-row crossover to its heavy-handed push for Diesel-powered cars at the expense of hybrids and EVs, the world’s third-largest carmaker is frequently chided for questionable business decisions.

UPDATE: East AL tornado — 23 dead, some still missing

Update: This single storm has already more than doubled the total national death toll from tornadoes last year. Ouch.

Camero trolling Camero trolling

Seen on a walk today. Would be better if debadged, but hey.

Pharcyde Phriday Pharcyde Phriday

If you can find a better rap song with the word “Nincompoop” in it, you win The Internet.

Odyssey dropped from CR Recommended List

As a person too young to buy a minivan might say, this is totes obvs.

Sirius/XM "No signal" everywhere

The perfect storm nightmare of two my least favorite companies, Sirius and Honda, has finally come true! :D

Rae Carruth out of prison Rae Carruth out of prison

I just read about former Carolina Panther Rae Carruth getting out of prison after his 1999 murder of his girlfriend, which also left their unborn son with permanent disabilities. It made me remember how mad I was at the time (along with everyone else)...but it also made me think “Damn, the Carolina Panthers have been…

5,000# Quickjack for $1,100 at Costco

Saw this on Slickdeals, seems to have great reviews around the web and a great price.

Contributing to the literacy of minors Contributing to the literacy of minors

From my daughter’s learn-to-read book last night. They’re generally excellent books with a focus on short, phonics-based words:

OCDyssey, Part 2: Random door frames and rain channels OCDyssey, Part 2: Random door frames and rain channels

In my continuing quest to document our fourth-gen Odyssey’s dozens of strange design flaws quirks as they annoy me in real time, today featured some rain. Lots of it. Time to examine some doors!

Revenge is a dish best served cold Revenge is a dish best served cold

I’m 40 years old today and have resolved to IDGAF All The Things.

GMG just keeps jumping the shark... GMG just keeps jumping the shark...

Keep up the great work, ladies of Jezebel. I’m sure if you keep talking about the genitals of a sitting president, you’ll eventually achieve the journalistic credibility of Buzzfeed or maybe even TMZ. #bigdreams #youtoo

"Did you buy your Explorer before or after your local PD secured their fleet purchase contract?"

I’ve been known to muster up some indignation, frustration, and anger at some random stuff, but this is pretty misplaced when every tenth car on the road is an Explorer. With some minor tweaks, it could work for The Onion, though.

DITPL: Parsh Carrera 4S Edizione Maxxinista DITPL: Parsh Carrera 4S Edizione Maxxinista

There’s something I always love about seeing cars like this in the TJ Maxx parking lot (I also saw my third-ever BMW i3, plus two 63-series AMG SUVs there).

Yo, Colin, I'ma let you finish

But the Heaven’s Gate cult gave Nike a lot more publicity than you. And for free!

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