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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: The Disappearance of Convertibles

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: The Disappearance of Convertibles

It appears the golden age of the convertible is over…for now, at least, according to new car sales & registration data. But why are convertibles disappearing? Their decline’s actually been pretty constant since the 2000s convertible boom, when it seemed like everyone wanted to feel the fresh air in their crimped hair. But now, less…

Charles Town Police Officer In Critical Condition After I-81 Accident

Corporal Kassidy Noble sustained life-threatening injuries. Martinsburg, WV – Around 3:30 on Monday morning, Berkeley Dispatch received reports of a motor vehicle collision involving multiple vehicles at approximately the 14.6 mile marker of Interstate 81 North Bound. Berkeley County Sheriff Deputies responded and found that a total of three tractors-trailers, 1 Ford Escape, and 1…

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Does “Crickets” Imply Silence?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Does “Crickets” Imply Silence?

With all due respect to Simon & Garfunkel, when you consider the sound of silence, you’ve probably thought “crickets”, the noisy insects that have somehow become synonymous with no sound at all. But how did crickets come to symbolize silence? Well, this sense of the word “crickets” is so recent that it has yet to…

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