The Ultimate Speed Bump: There is no Escape

While the city of Philadelphia is content with using 3D images to deter speeders » 8/25/08 6:20pm 8/25/08 6:20pm, the authorities in ShanXi province, China are taking a far more drastic approach. They built a 100 foot long, 2 foot high, winding speed block smack dab in the middle of the Jing Zhuang highway. Sure, it scratches up cars, looks hideous…

Cheap Chinese Electronics May Not Be So Cheap Anymore

In part three of our impromptu exploration into the world of Chinese manufacturing and disassembly of our everyday electronics, we've got Slate's look into the current economic situation and why the era of super cheap goods from China could be over. Here's why: Chinese inflation. » 4/08/08 8:00pm 4/08/08 8:00pm