Thursday, August 7, 2014

Good News - Bad News

The good news is that math prof Terrence Tao has one yet another prestigious award:

The bad news - which is old news in more than one sense by now - concerns the water main that broke on Sunset Boulevard:

The two trunk lines, which formed a "Y" shape linking to another pipe dating to the 1950s, were joined by a piece that had been welded using an outmoded and substandard technique, McDaniel said. The joiner appeared to have been "cobbled together" from leftover pieces from another job — "not the most professional type of installation" ...

Full story at

So go ahead and blame the cobbler:

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