If I am not mistaken, a cyclists has an increased heart rate and respiration. That means that the act of riding a bike results in greater emissions of carbon dioxide from the rider. Since CO2 is deemed to be a greenhouse gas and a pollutant, bicyclists are actually polluting when they ride.Washington Rep. Ed Orcutt, defending a bike tax under consideration as part of a larger tax plan. He later apologized, calling his comments “over the top.” (via officialssay)
Maker’s Mark just got a little less stiff. The bourbon brand, known for its bottles sealed with red wax, told customers today that it’s reducing the amount of alcohol in the beverage in order to meet rising global demand.
Wait what.(via notnadia)
Free headline for news outlets looking to aggregate this story: “‘Makers’ off the Mark: Famed Bourbon Loses its Kick”
We have temporarily suspended this advertising campaign pending a review of our policies that govern sponsor content and subsequent comment threads.The Atlantic • In a statement regarding their controversial scientology ad, which we wrote about earlier in clearly positive terms. Perhaps not the best way to make a good impression.