Respectful Insolence

Archives for June 10, 2006

The science of sound in action

I’m probably going to catch some crap for this one, but it’s kind of amusing. So what the heck? From Australia: Officials think the “Mandy” singer’s music will keep teens from hanging out and revving their engines in parking lots. Officials in Rockdale, Australia will pump the music of Barry Manilow through speakers in their…

One quarter of my heritage at its finest

I’ve probably never mentioned it before, buy I’m 1/4 Lithuanian. Here’s something one of my cousins sent me to make me “proud” of that heritage: VILNIUS, Lithuania – Lithuanian police were so astonished by a breath test that registered 18 times the legal alcohol limit, they thought their device must be broken. It wasn’t. Police…