Russ is a big Red Sox fan so he bought me a hat and dealt with the scalpers finding us a pretty incredible ticket. It’s even better than the picture attached (not mine) as we were directly behind home plate more or less in the last row of the lower deck. ]]>
MSNBC is reporting on what they expect to see shortly–a rash of arsons in New Orleans as non-insured flooded homes are destroyed to collect insurance money. Already in a town with no people and no electricity, two fires started “mysteriously.”
The LA Times is reporting that Los Angeles is finally considering monsterous tunnels to aleviate highway congestion. These tunnels would be three to five times the size of the Big Dig in Boston.
Here in DC we need a mega-tunnel between Washington and Baltimore that would get a large portion of the traffic on 95 out of sight and out of mind. I’d also like a mega-tunnel train project between DC and Baltimore with a super high speed train, but unfortunately the local politicians seem only interested in more surface streets and suburbs.
Where are the “Grand Plans?”]]>
LiveScience.com is reporting that a ‘bulge’ is growing in the state of Oregon, and could quite likely be a volcano or a pool of lava under the surface trying to come out. They say it probably began growing in 1997 and has been rising ever since at a rate of about 1.4 inches a year. It was first observed from space using a relatively new imaging technology known as radar interferometry that can measure changes in the Earth’s surface. Reminds me of the Mexican volcano in 1943 that grew under the farmer’s feet basically.]]>