Posts tagged "cars"

The Science of Chicago Traffic: STAY IN YOUR LANE!!

Picture this: You’re driving on the Kennedy, Eisenhower, Stevenson, or other Chicago expressway. Your lane slows down. What do you do? If your answer is “quickly jump into a lane that looks like it’s moving faster,” 1. I hate you, 2. Knock it off. When you pull this move (and similar ones), you make traffic worse.... Read more »

This GEEKend: Avengers, Star Trek Improv, DeLorean Motors, and ROBOTS

Avengers, assemble!  This year’s most-anticipated movie is about to touch down.  Critics already love The Avengers, which means 2 consecutive hits for Joss Whedon.*  I’ll be seeing it at midnight.  How about you? If The Avengers aren’t your speed, here are more geek-friendly events in town this weekend: 1.  Improvised Star Trek – Back in 2009,... Read more »