Archive for June 14th, 2009

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Prison Break: Actual Murderer On The Loose Around Here

June 14, 2009

This guy broke out of prison an hour away from me this weekend. If you see him, call the cops. You’re looking for a pretty generic looking guy named Andrew John Wood, who killed a man in the 80s.

Here’s an article detailing the very not daring jailbreak. Note the line about how the prison’s perimeter is “not directly controlled by guards” or something. This makes me wonder why more people like Andrew John Wood don’t escape. But jailbreaks are actually pretty rare in Canada, which is why this makes the news — and the Weather Station.

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Venus Looks A Lot Like Northern Ontario

June 14, 2009

Researchers are taking a new look at photos shot by the Venera probes on Venus in 1982. By twiddling knobs and adjusting settings, we’re now getting clearer, sharper images of our sister planet’s surface.

Don’t be fooled by the photo, though. As docile as the image is — it looks like my old schoolyard — you need to know that the atmosphere of Venus would leave you boiling and exploding in seconds, and also give you a giant zit on your nose the night before you’re having coffee with that hot girl from plentyofffish.com. Summary: Venus is not a pleasant place.

Here’s the full article.

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