Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1202933047Though it feels it will never show, baseball is coming: posts some sanity-saving pictures of the early arrivals in Ft. Myers. It’s nice to know it’s warm and sunny somewhere on the planet. []

Hopefully the MBTA puts the 1 bus on pontoons: Forecasters say the heavy rain will keep up through the evening commute. Splendid. [WBZ]

The Republicans put two losers up against Kerry: Another GOP candidate has announced he’s running for Sen. John Kerry’s seat. Jeffrey Beatty is best known for his failed bid to unseat Rep. William Delahunt in 2006. Fellow failed Congressional candidate Jim Ogonowski announced his candidacy last month. [WHDH]

Somewhere in Belmont, the Romneys are snapping up Mega Millions tickets: The jackpot is up to an impressive $179 million for Friday’s drawing. That would be enough to replenish Mitt Romney’s $35 million personal investment in his campaign five times over. [WCVB]

And here’s what Bostonista and Chowder have for you.

The weather may be terrible, but you can still look polished: We have tips on how to keep your hair healthy during the extremes of winter.

Talk dirty to your bartender: And no, the Slippery Nipple is not sexy.