Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1199385565We wouldn’t suggest driving your car to Miami, however: The Patriots are auctioning off license plate 160 to celebrate the team’s perfect 16-0 season. The money from the auction will benefit the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation, and the high bid is currently $2,450. [WCVB]

That doesn’t mean what you think it means: Red Sox first baseman Kevin Youkilis has signed on to be the spokesman for a new energy drink called SlumpBuster. While there’s the obvious baseball connotation, there’s also the slang meaning that Youk maybe didn’t take into account. [Surviving Grady]

We get bored at work but not that bored: For all you C-SPAN buffs out there, the Massachusetts State Senate is coming to a computer near you. You can now watch all the hi-jinks of your elected officials in real time. Yaaay. [,]

On the plus side, we weren’t all sweaty after we left the gym: It’s unbelievably cold outside. If you haven’t left your house yet today, don’t. And don’t forget to keep your space heaters away from combustible materials since they can start fires like the one that killed two children in Dorchester last week. [NECN, Herald]