Category Archives: ratpag Goes Off the Rails

ratpag Analyzes – With Grave Concern – the Condition of America’s Trail Infrastructure

“Where was ratpag last week?” you ask. In case you didn’t remember, last Monday was a little federal holiday called, oh, I don’t know – MLK day. “Yes, we do remember and you actually made a post – your most … Continue reading

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Dogs! ratpag Talks Dogs and Transit

ratpag’s cold, rotten rat heart just melted today after coming across this article about Eclipse, the bus-riding dog.  The story is that Eclipse, having grown impatient with her cigarette-enjoying owner, decided to take the bus the three or four stops … Continue reading

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ratpag Wishes You a Merry Christmas and Shares a Traditional Holiday Recipe (With Holiday Tunes at the Bottom)

Merry Christmas from the ratpag family to yours! Are you alone?  ratpag is often alone.  It’s ok.  We have something that should cheer you up:  a wonderful single-serving recipe of spaghetti with meatballs (but with a twist!). First, a gentle **WARNING** … Continue reading

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The Five Presentations at Every Conference Session

Can ratpag go off-topic for a minute? We just returned from the Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress in Detroit. You might have heard about it from the various press releases from GM and Ford about automated driving or the impossibility … Continue reading

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ratpag Mocks Looming Deadline; Hits It Out Of The Park

  Can ratpag go off-topic for a minute?  So yes, we’re pro-rat here at ratpag, but that doesn’t mean we don’t enjoy a peaceful afternoon watching rat-killing dogs.  So be warned – this is no pleasant rat enjoys bagel type of … Continue reading

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ratpag Rants: Part 1 of Our Anti-Work Manifesto

Wasted Time and Excessively Long Work Days Can ratpag go off topic for a minute? Work sucks. The end. But really, though, ratpag wants to talk about work in America. Many of you may be reading this while at work, … Continue reading

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Beyoncé is the standard-bearer for mediocrity

Can ratpag get off-topic for a minute? The title of this post was buried deep in an article about Tavi Gevinson, which should be a hint that at least one of us at ratpag is female. And that makes Beyoncé-bashing OK, … Continue reading

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