Into the Black

Got to watch a couple of guys slicing up the street in front of our house with giant water-cooled circular saws today. It was a fascinating spectacle, as one of them in particular kept slicing within inches of the blade-cooling hose running back to the fire hydrant. He never quite managed to hit it in spite of close calls, and I must admit, me rooting for it, just to see what happened.

R.I.P.: Television pioneer dies at 98.

Slice of Links! Thanks Mike Martinez and Ant.
Link: Gun that fires teddy-bears on parachutes.
Story: Study Shows Americans Sicker Than English.
Science!: Big new asteroid has slim chance of hitting Earth.
Walk a Quarter-Mile or Die. Thanks Digg.
Images: Where Are They Now? 6.