Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1200342494More wind on the Cape: The draft environmental review of the Cape Wind project has deemed the impact on wildlife, navigation, and tourism as fairly minor. While it doesn’t end the fight over the wind farm, it does give supporters some new ammunition. []

Wouldn’t a pint of Ben & Jerry’s and a good cry been the better option? A Boston Police officer who allegedly robbed a bank with his department-issued gun on Friday was drunk, off his meds, and sad about his cancer-stricken father when he committed the crime, according to his lawyer. []

A fun snow day activity for the kids: Former governor Mitt Romney has made it easier for his supporters to raise money for his campaign. Call At Home allows people to solicit donations from the comfort of their own home. []

Expect a slowdown on production of To Catch a Predator: MySpace, the site responsible for myriad crimes against HTML, has partnered with Attorney Generals from 45 states (including Massachusetts) to prevent sexual predators from finding victims on the social networking site. The safeguards sound promising, but could probably be overrun in 15 minutes by a determined teenager. [CNN]