Monday, April 27, 2009

Very cool: Vertical potatoes -- high production, small space

Perfect for home gardens in Salem in perilous times.

When you next hear about the third bridge for Salem, remember this (h/t Sightline Daily)

Why big public works projects come in over budget

A professor at Oxford University in England has done a compelling series of studies trying to get at why big public-works projects such as bridges, tunnels and light-rail systems almost always turn out to be far more costly than estimated.

The simple answer: officials lie