Got Shoe?

25 Feb 2003

Paul R. Potts

Nike basketball shoes are washing up along the northwest coast of North America, the result of a sunken cargo container. Allegedly, they are in wearable condition. The drawback? The shoes weren’t tied together in pairs; there is nothing to guarantee that one shoe of a pair won’t wind up on a beach in California and the other in Alaska. The solution would seem obvious: an online shoe-trading registry to match up the singles!

Addendum 23 Mar 2004: dead link, sorry.

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