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Craigslist Exodus? Craigslist Exodus?

As we well know, Craigslist has instituted a $5.00 per ad fee on automotive listings since April 15.

42 Minutes of Overland Meditation 42 Minutes of Overland Meditation

Do you have 3/4 of an hour for your lunch break?

Robot Cars and the "Trolley Problem" - A Rant Robot Cars and the "Trolley Problem" - A Rant

The trolley problem is one of the most flawed ethical thought experiments imaginable, and I’m sick and tired of seeing it trotted out as some kind of gold standard for understanding morality and moral decision-making, human or otherwise.

Project Binky Gets Kinky Project Binky Gets Kinky

Mmmmm. Strippers and wires.

Oh crap, we bought a thing Oh crap, we bought a thing

As always, the best and newest news arrives first for my friends at O&E.

Pajero Project: Seed Nets! Pajero Project: Seed Nets!

“What’s that burning smell?”

News and Notes from Southern Africa, Vol. VI: USA! USA! Edition News and Notes from Southern Africa, Vol. VI: USA! USA! Edition

Howdy, kids. It’s been quite a while since I rapped atchya’. So, what’s been happening over in Botswana since, uh... checks notes... March? Well, quite a lot, I’ll tell you.

Project Binky is BAAAAACK!!! Project Binky is BAAAAACK!!!

While the rest of you are wasting your time with Hoovie’s new Phantom, those of us with Galaxy Brains are watching Bad Obsession Motorsport.

The Relentless Drive for Content (?)

I won’t dance around the issue - we’re all in the content game. But we have to think hard about where that takes us when we converge with people who don’t give a shit about “content”.

Now That the End Is Nigh Now That the End Is Nigh

I’m just going to binge watch MCM and pretend I’m having a beer with Turbo Yoda while it all falls to pieces around us.

Since The End Is Nigh Since The End Is Nigh

I’m just going to binge watch MCM and pretend I’m having a beer with Turbo Yoda while it all falls down around us.

A Fine Example of "Overlander" Creep

None of this makes any sense.

Best of Overland & Expedition: March 2018 Best of Overland & Expedition: March 2018

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”

For the Love of Nothing: Central Kalahari Game Reserve For the Love of Nothing: Central Kalahari Game Reserve

“If someone told me I could live in Botswana forever, but on the one condition that the only place I could ever camp was CKGR, I would say, ‘Where do I sign?’”

"Fiskers don't make noise when they start up, just so you know." "Fiskers don't make noise when they start up, just so you know."

The Childish popped up on my YouTube autoplay, and with all the brilliance going on in the Sweatpants video, I had forgotten about this little gem of automotive nerd bait at 1:45.

News and Notes From Southern Africa Vol. IV: Pondering the Pajero, Part 1 News and Notes From Southern Africa Vol. IV: Pondering the Pajero, Part 1

We are trying to plan several more overland trips :) before we leave Africa later this year :( , two that will be quite long. However, we won’t have a sweet Land Cruiser at our disposal for those expeditions, so I have been trying to baseline our 2001 Mitsubishi Pajero before we start building an overland plan.

Complaints Dept. Complaints Dept.

Related to LionZoo’s earlier post, I found this down the page at Outside Online. Kinda sums it up, really. :D

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