Do you follow Ben Hyde's blog? I recommend it - he has always fascinating intellectual tours-de-force.
I guess it was a slow day in the Hyde office when there were no world-changing problems to be addressed, so check out this analysis of what it costs you to use your car.
Interesting, relevant in today's $3.00+ per gallon world, and (intentionally?) funny too!
(And someday I will be able to parse the sentence “Ascription is Anathema to any Enthusiasm :-)