[We have lost a legend, prayers go out to her family…flagranny2]
Whitney Houston, who ruled as pop music’s queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48.
[At least they don’t have to worry about peeping toms :)…flagranny2]
WHEN Bob Zielinski, a former marine who owns a glass manufacturing company here, and his wife, Kim, showed contractors plans for the house they wanted to build — a 53-foot-long glass-and-steel wedge cantilevered over their factory contractors said it couldn’t be done.
They said “You’d have to get guys who build bridges and do highway work to create the support system for something like that”
“We wanted to make this bridge flexible so that when the earthquake comes in, the flexibility of the system is such that it basically rides the earthquake,” said its lead designer, Marwan Nader, a vice president at the engineering firm T. Y. Lin International.
Read more…Bridge built to sway
A replacement bridge rises on the bay…see interactive media
[This is one of the craziest articles I’ve posted. Some people will do/say anything to avoid a DUI ….flagranny2]