Couldn’t Car Less

“Turning down the thermostat by just one degree to save energy at home, and using the car less for short journeys can make a real difference to the environment.” (

Using the car more on shorter journeys also defies the first law of thermodynamics.



“The driver struck the mountain lion on a stretch of freeway in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno and sped away, apparently unaware of what happened. … In the dark or low light, it is possible for motorists to fail to see something in the roadway, even with headlights on.” (

The cat’s eyes appear not to have worked either.


“The RAC is warning motorists of the risk of driving through deep floodwater. … ‘While cars have improved significantly in technical terms in recent years they are still not waterproof and will break down if they are driven through deep water.'” (

The ministry for stating the bleeding obvious added the reminder that humans are not amphibious.