What is the Fast and Furious
franchise exactly? I mean what is it about? Pirates of the Caribbean
is about pirates, for instance. You can say it’s about the characters, but I’d venture a guess that if Captain Jack Sparrow was, say, a lawyer or a dentist in the next film, that would probably throw some people. The Fast and the Furious
, I thought at least, was' a movie about street racing. It was also a little bit about crime and a fairly obvious knockoff of Point Break
, but that’s beside the point. You had the racers and family (Vin Deisel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, et al), you had the police (nobody anyone...
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Light-rail operater navigates University Avenue - Photo by Michael Hicks[/caption]
The worst drivers of our great state are on the prowl in St. Paul. It's a proven fact! There's a convergence of confusing non-grid-like streets, funky intersections and poor winter-time plowing. The great Pigseye secret is that locals don't follow the suggestions of their own traffic signals. The Green Line is learning this the hard way.
In the first days of its public operation, the light-rail connecting...!--more-->
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What Solar Roadways could look like (graphic design by Sam Cornett)[/caption]
For one of my other jobs, I drive a lot. I make squiggly lines all over the Twin Cities using freeways and side-streets. Roads are challenging
in Minnesota for a myriad of reasons; as soon as icy (or snow-laden) surfaces are clear, summer...