Here in Los Angeles, the 405 freeway —a main artery for already-clogged traffic—will be closed this weekend. Closed! Totally closed.
Panic has been building over predicted "Carmageddon." Local cyclist group @wolfpackhustle is organizing a ride, #FlightVsBike, to see if a pack of cyclists can beat a @jetblue plane from Burbank to Long Beach (the airline was selling tickets as a stunt for $4 this week).
Me? Screw bikes and cars and jets, I'll be using my personal, cat-GIF-powered spaceship.
Boing Boing editor/partner and tech culture journalist Xeni Jardin hosts and produces Boing Boing's in-flight TV channel on Virgin America airlines (#10 on the dial), and writes about living with breast cancer. Diagnosed in 2011. @xeni on Twitter. email: firstname.lastname@example.org.