Be sure to check out today’s Dilbert! You’ll laugh so hard, you’ll cry … and then you’ll cry so hard you’ll laugh, because we’ve all been there!
Is it the grid and the possibility of another great blackout (due to a lack of breakers)?
Is it the unpredictable terrorist act that could blow up a pipeline in North America (which includes friendly Canada)?
No, it’s Sciurus Carolinensis!
One little squirrel in one little circuit-breaker in one little substation can knock out power to 9,000 homes with a single nibble, as FirstEnergy customers in North Royalton found out on Tuesday.
Maybe Dark Verne has the right idea when he thinks we need to Get Rid of that Squirrel!.
Have you ever wanted a mathematically correct breakfast? Well, thanks to George W. Hart, now you can (have one)!
Check out this great page on how to slice a bagel into two linked halves. (Now, if you’re not watching your weight, it will also work on a properly proportioned old-fashioned donut, but I strongly recommend the bagel.)