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Farewell, (Catalan) Talgo

Posted: January 17th 2011 09:40. Last modified: January 20th 2011 13:21

One of 20th century Spain's great engineering achievements disappears as it drove: with nary a whisper.

The right and the wrong type of snow, according to Avicenna, Aristotle and Plutarch

Posted: February 11th 2010 00:19. Last modified: February 11th 2010 07:40

With an excerpt from a plea for more state funding by the Bostonian Western Rail-road, in which we are given to understand that snow is not necessarily a bad thing.


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