>> More rain fell today in the mountainous Brazilian towns where mudslides have already killed at least 509 people, the worst natural disaster for Latin America's biggest nation since 1967. Sonny Perdue, I'm begging you, please pray for no more rain in Brazil. (AP)
>> Doctors call Congresswoman Gabrielle Gifford's progress remarkable as she can keep her eyes open for as long as 15 minutes and move her legs and hands just five days after being shot in the head. Cue Britney Spears' "Stronger." (the New York Times)
>> We are not alone. Snow covered 49 out of the 50 states this week, blanketing nearly 70 percent of the contiguous U.S. Even Hawaii had snow (on a volcano), though dumb Florida was spared. For once, I'm jealous of Florida. (CNN)
>> And finally, everything you know about this world is wrong: A Minnesota astronomy professor has said that the astrological calendar as we know it is incorrect, and that there is actually a new zodiac sign Ophiuchus, the serpent holder, if you're born between Nov. 29 and Dec. 17. All I know is that I'm a Taurus and ain't no Minnesota nobody gonna change that! (the LA Times)
The Ferris Wheel sounds really neat, particularly the 18 story height.
I'm glad Looking Glass made the point about Downtown residents. 20 years ago there were…
Actually this will be OVERGROUND - 18 stories in fact. Pay attention!
"crossing boundaries in their own traditional territories."
I thought tradition meant nothing to lefties…
man, i smell another UNDERGROUND
"She's only awful in your myopic minds."
OK Oy, I'll try to keep…