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Coal to liquid continues to be the worst idea ever

Democrats in Congress continue to push forward with proposals to heavily subsidize plants for converting coal to liquid fuel, which we previously noted is the worst idea in the universe. The surprisingly varied response to our earlier post demonstrated that we didn't do enough work to show why coal-to-liquid technology is such a misguided notion. So here it is again,… read more →

Conservation tip: carry a book with you

In the midst of this interesting back and forth about public transportation, Michael O'Hare offers an easily overlooked tip for ensuring that you never have to wait a single moment for a train or a bus: carry a book with you at all times. The essence of waiting is doing nothing while you sit in anticipation of some event. Waiting… read more →