Tag: shut down
altavista-search

There was once a time when I used AltaVista a lot. This was back in the day when Google was just getting started and it hadn’t picked up much speed or devotion yet. AltaVista was search king believe it or not. But those days are long gone, and on July 8, 2013, AltaVista will shut […]

fung-wah-bus

Famous for its super-cheap bus service from Boston to New York City, Fung Wah has just recently been ordered by the Federal government to shut down so that it can inspect its entire fleet of buses for issues.

Damn, talk about showy! A group of bikers helped a fellow rider propose to his girlfriend this past Sunday by temporarily shutting down the freeway with a massive collective ride. And then, as quickly as they came, they all disappeared. Annoying, sure, but amazing given the circumstance.

k10k

To be honest, I haven’t visited this site in age, but I’m just hearing word that Kaliber10000 has shut down. Kaliber10000, or simply K10k for those of us who used to frequent the site, was a massive hub of design inspiration. It was mostly pixel art and wallpapers to me, but they always kept a […]

james-a-farley-post-office

Photo of James A. Farley Post Office courtesy of Wikipedia This is mind-boggling to think that it could happen by the end of this year or early next year. What am I talking about? I’m talking about the United States Post Office defaulting on a $5.5 billion payment that would essentially shut down the USPS […]