Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1197404323Put your money where your comments are: Since you inundated us with outraged comments about the Cambridge Election Commission’s decision to remove donation-seeking Boy Scouts from polling places on Election Day, we thought you’d like to know the troop is conducting a couple of drives for the holidays. Hopefully they’ve cleared them with the proper officials this time. [Cambridge Chronicle]

Ice, ice, baby: The Midwest has been smacked with another ice storm, leaving almost one million people without power and 23 people dead. The Globe probably feels pretty bad for whining about some broken ankles now. [, Globe]

It gives “bringing the student body together” a whole new meaning: The annual Tufts Naked Run took place yesterday. The event features naked coeds running along ice-covered sidewalks without any clothes on. Funny, we call that Friday in Allston. [Somerville Journal]

Math is hard: Standard and Poor’s forgot to carry the one when it tallied numbers for U.S. News & World Report’s first-ever ranking of the country’s top 100 schools. This is bad news for Vermont’s Montpelier High School, which dropped from 5th in the nation to somewhere in the top 500. Ouch. [Yahoo!]