2) There are now female crash test dummies. However, they are 4'8 and weigh 108 pounds, so hardly the typical American female. (If I recall correctly, average is 5'4 and 135 pounds.) My real question is about proportions since a major issue with seat belt safety is that shoulder belts are not designed to accommodate breasts very well.
3) Through some rather complicated links, I stumbled across the crochet coral reef. Which will be on exhibit in London the day I have a 9 hour layover there. I think I know what I am going to do with that time.
4) I think I have now figured out what to do with all of my vacation time through 2010.
5) I'm not supposed to mention a particular person's birthday because he is entirely unreasonable about such things. Face it, hon, you're old :)