Off-topic: February 2006

Saturday, February 18, 2006

Wind blown ice forms on a decorative light house along Lake Erie in Hamburg, N.Y., Friday, Feb. 17, 2006. Winds gusting up to 77 mph knocked out power to at least 1,000 homes and closed schools from Buffalo to Rochester.

Saturday, February 11, 2006

Spirit Mars Rover Reaches 'Home Plate'

NASA’s Spirit Mars rover has arrived at a site dubbed "Home Plate" within Gusev crater. But what the robot found has left scientists puzzled.

As the Mars machinery relays images of the area, the sightseeing has sparked healthy debate within the team running the mission.
It has a shape when seen from above that is reminiscent of a playa or evaporite basin…so that has made it a point of possible interest in a mission seeking evidence for past water on Mars...
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Monday, February 06, 2006

Superbowl XL- STEELERS 21, SEAHAWKS 10

Steelers running back Jerome Bettis holds the Vince Lombardi trophy aloft after the Steelers won Super Bowl XL at Ford Field last night. Bettis announced his retirement shortly after the game.
Official site of the Pittsburgh Steelers