If weather advisories give you the unshakeable impression that someone is shrieking at you about pollen counts and flash flood warnings, you’re in good company. And so, to appease the public, the National Weather Service will quiet down — that is, they’ll stop typing in all caps.
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After home canning, chicken husbandry, and fixed-gear bicycles, what old practice is next in line to be revived and embraced by hip young urbanites? Answer: typing on typewriters.
• Meet Mackenzie, a child prodigy who can type 119 worlds per minute (the average professional adult types 50-70 wpm). "It makes me feel powerful," she said. "I'd like to get to at least 200." •