So George Bush delivered his State of the Union Address.
I've got a good idea. I'm going to read someone else's speach from three different teleprompters and you can stand up and clap each time I complete 15 sylables.
It's cool to watch the person known as the leader of the free world speak his mind and yet act as if he's reading something for the first time...
If you get a chance, steal someone's national post everyday the rest of this week. Nick Hornby's most recently published work, Songbook (I think that's what it's called), is being featured. Each article is an excerpt from Songbook which is about specific songs and music in his life. Makes for a good read.
Recently at the Detroit auto show, Ford was displaying a concept car called the Model U, a great little piece of work. Here's a quick run down of some of the features:
- Hydrogen Engine
- Recycleable polyester seat fabric
- Corn-based tire fibres
- Sunflower seed engine oil
- Soy-based seat foam
- Corn-based retractable (and completely compostable) roof
- Soy-based resin tailgale
- Clear-coat paint that replaces petroleum-based materials with plant-based ones.
"Parts of it are closer to production than others. What we're looking for is public reactions to the technologies."