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Philly Urban Legends: The Wandering Bus

There is a bus in Philadelphia which SEPTA does not talk about.  It is not listed on the website.  It has neither schedule nor route.  It drives the city in a pattern known only to its driver, and perhaps not even to him.  Its electronic reader board never displays a number, only “SEPTA.”  People who know it call it the Zero, the Random Bus, the Wandering Bus, or just The Bus.  It is not a bus for people who know where they want to go.  It is a bus for departures.

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The Ludlum Orthodox

Can you guess which of the book titles below are real Robert Ludlum novels?  Answer after the break:

The Matarese Circle
The Bourne Objective
The Sigma Protocol
The Rhinemann Exchange
The Parsifal Mosiac
The Hades Factor
The Janson Directive
The Bourne Sanction
The Arctic Event
The Prometheus Deception
The Moscow Vector
The Altman Code
The Chancellor Manuscript
The Lazarus Vendetta
The Bancroft Strategy
The Jezebel Defenestration
The Aquitaine Progression
The Tristan Betrayal
The Cassandra Compact
The Gemini Contenders
The Ambler Warning
The Holcroft Covenant
The Scarlatti Inheritance
The Infinity Affair
The Icarus Agenda
The Osterman Weekend
The Apocalypse Watch
The Matlock Paper
The Scorpio Illusion
The Matarese Countdown

Ready for the answer?