Halloween Outlook For The Twin Cities: Witch Watch, Werewolf Warning in effect. Partly cloudy and dry, late afternoon/evening temperatures ranging from 39-44 F, a light east breeze at 3-8 mph. All in all pretty typical for the last day of October. We've seen worse!
Pumpkin "Sculpting". Suddenly my lame pumpkin-carving capabilities look even more pathetic than usual. Click here to see some mind-boggling examples of what you can do with a pumpkin!
As Seas Rise, Future Floats. Worldwide sea levels rose just under 8" during the 20th century. The IPCC is predicting sea level rises of anywhere from 18 - 59 centimeters this century. 11 of the world's 15 largest cities are situated on coastal estuaries, very much at risk of rising water levels. So the notion of floating factories, homes, even entire cities, isn't quite as far-fetched as it may sound. Cue Kevin Costner. The article is here.