If you like Dear Abby (and even if you don't), you'll love this week's Grand Rounds. Geena, hostess of Codeblog, presents her 3 dozen-entry 'Rounds as an advice column, with some mighty fine entries.
My step-father, due to some health issues, must use an electric "scooter" to get around. On the one hand, it's an acknowledgement that his health has declined; OTOH, it's pretty cool (a jazzy red number, with a basket and headlight). As a guy, though, I'm sure he'd love the new models from Porsche (yes, that Porsche). Read all about some new "alternate transportation" options at Science Roll.