Monday, March 10, 2014

Stuff around the net

Father Z assures us:

Yes, you can eat alligators on the meatless days of Lent.

And the Cajuns know how to cook them.


Brian Sibley reminisces about the days when letters were written on paper and delivered to your house.


Could walls prevent Tornadoes?

The idea is to disrupt winds behind their formation, not stop them once they've formed, but one wonders if this could change the weather patterns.

I'm not convinced: one "tornado hot spot" is the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts, 
In New England, the same conditions don’t exist, but if the region does have a tornado alley, it is from northwest Connecticut through the Pioneer Valley to Worcester, said Eleanor Vallier-Talbot, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service’s Taunton forecasting office.

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