Through our Facebook feed we came across these pics - not released on major American news sites - of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant after the earthquake and tsunami.http://cryptome.org/eyeball/daiichi-npp/daiichi-photos.htm
Lots o' news coming out of the ARC Forum down in Orlando. Judging from the number of releases Walt Boyes, Da Boss, is sending here to be uploaded, all those refugees from last week's blizzard have NOT, contrary to expectations, spent all their time at the pool.
This release came over the transom this morning. Some thought-provoking ideas on the economy and manufacturing's piece of the recovery. It's commentary from Dr. Chris Kuehl, Economic Analyst, Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International.
Just about the time I have let myself be convinced by all the chatter among the talking heads that the print media (aka, "dead tree ware") really are dead, along comes a story that reminds me of why reading the papers is still a worthwhile exercise.
If you're looking for another New Year's resolution (perhaps to make up for the one that already fell by the wayside when you succumbed to the siren call of the Snickers bars in the candy machine), keeping up with or sharpening your professional skills is always a good one.
Apparently things are quite sunny in Munich as well as Milwaukee. (FWIW, it's 46 deg F. and sunny there today.) But even if it had been raining buckets, I think the folks at Siemens would be smiling. This news came over the wires this morning: