“If some people doze off to the sound of rain, I fall asleep to broadcasters announcing the rain that is to come.” NYT (Gift Article): A Secret for Falling Asleep So Good It’s a British National Treasure. “Tune into serenity with the BBC Shipping Forecast, a weather report from deep in the analog era.” (I’ve had this playing in the background for a while now…)

+ Geoff Greer with a gasoline car review (if e-cars had come first). “The dependence on gas stations gives me a lot of anxiety. What if I’m in the middle of nowhere and can’t reach a station before I run out of fuel? What if the station runs out of gas? With a normal car, I can plug in anywhere there is electricity.”