Try to buy some concert tickets or create a new e-mail account, and you're usually confronted with a puzzle of sorts.A box appears with a distorted word -- that sometimes isn't even a word -- and you have to re-type it.
Google is making a huge investment in a massive off-shore cable that would eventually carry power from off-shore wind farms to cities along the Atlantic seaboard. The Atlantic Wind Connection will lie 15-20 miles off shore and run from New Jersey to Virginia.
WBEZ has been receiving calls this week from Bentonville, Arkansas. They started Monday, when we reported some comments by a Wal-Mart executive invited to speak about health-care reform at a Latino civil-rights convention in Chicago. That executive, Dr.
Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley this week announced an ordinance that will revise and extend Chicago's current Minority Business Enterprise/Women Business Enterprise requirements.‚ The current requirements are scheduled to expire late 2009. The ordinance extends the requirements to 2015.
I know I don't need to say this again, but the Hard Working Blog is churning out some great content, including the regular Downturn Dish feature. Here's a few great recipes that Sara Sargent recently posted. They come from Rebecca Commito- a student studying cooking in France.