Spanning the Web
Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.
The Blue Line finally gets an upgrade: Long-neglected Blue Line riders can now look forward to riding on new trains, which debuted today. The new cars provide better accessibility for passengers in wheelchairs and wider seats to accommodate the growing American derrière. [Boston.com, image from HappyScrappy]
We only sing for our supper, thanks: The New Hampshire lottery is looking for a Lottery Star. The winner will get studio time to record a demo and can even sing the lottery’s new jingle. [WBZ]
Now that’s commitment to police harassment: Lawrence police are completely stymied by the arrival of three wooden plaques from Puerto Rico that read “Congratulations! You’re corrupt.” Officers say the plaques cost $275 a pop. [WCVB]
If this doesn’t end up on YouTube, the internet has failed: FBI agents are making another attempt to look busy in the hunt for James “Whitey” Bulger by appearing on Germany’s Aktenzeichen XY…ungelost, which translates roughly to America’s Most Wanted. But it’s better, because it’s in German. [Boston.com]
And here’s what Bostonista has for you.
Support your local skinny girl: This
season cycle of America’s Next Top Model features two women with Boston roots. Stay fierce, ladies.