Friday, March 30, 2012

Lawn Chair Quarterback: "The Ruined Bike Light"

They don't make poo like they used to. (When I say poo, I'm using the term figuratively. Poo in the literal sense is probably made as sturdily as ever.)

These days, stuff breaks. When you buy any type of electronics or transit accessories, don't expect it to last long. Odds are, an item that's 40 years old will work better than its brand new counterpart. This is no exaggeration. It's kind of like how the new TV that I buyed in 2005 lasted a year, but I replaced it with a 1983 set that still worked great for another 2 years after that.

This week's LCQ explores the latest item to break before its time...

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