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Walk This Way: The History of the Moving Sidewalk

Authors like H.G. Wells, Isaac Asimov, and Robert Heinlein have long envisioned a future where the automobile gives way to massive, high-speed moving walkways. Some of them merely zoom commuters around cities, while others, like Heinlein’s “mechanized roads,” could take people from Cleveland all the way to Cincinnati. The moving sidewalk is familiar to travelers in [...]

Dogs Don’t Understand Basic Concepts Like Moving

Allie at Hyperbole and a Half has been busy moving to a new home in a different state. She’s now found time to tell us about the emotional trauma the move caused for her two dogs. As expected, the story is accompanied by illustrations that will make you giggle uncontrollably. Link