In the New York Times, Gregg Easterbrook offers some advice on sensible preparedness for a terrorist attack in the U.S. For starters, stop wasting your money on duct tape:

Your risk of dying in a car accident while driving to buy duct tape likely exceeds your risk of dying because you lacked duct tape.

Easterbrook's one of the more interesting journalists to come to my attention because of his online work. His Tuesday Morning Quarterback feature for ESPN is among the best sports columns on or off the Net. Via An Experiment in Scotch

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