Spanning the Web


Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1203623072So what are the rules on wishing on toxic satellite debris? We should be able to see burning chunks of space trash for the next couple of nights. That’s way cooler than some lunar eclipse. Meteors grant wishes! [WCVB, Boston.com]


No wonder those things are deathtraps: Six Flags has been ordered to stop construction on an indoor roller coaster by Agawam officials, who say the park didn’t get the correct permits before starting work. But what we find most disturbing that a $7 million roller coaster can be built in in four months, which is when Six Flags says the ride will be open. [BostonHerald.com]

More bad financial news: If the above the fold story in today’s Globe about the continuing decline of the nation’s economy didn’t bum you out, news that foreclosures jumped sharply in January should do the trick. [Globe, Boston Business Journal]

But the news isn’t all bad: Baby bears! Wonder where Mama Bear registered. [WBZ]

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

Watch out, fellow brides-to-be. We fight dirty: While we’ll miss the ambiance of the real Filene’s Basement, the annual Running of the Brides is tomorrow morning at the Hynes Convention Center.

After we yank a woman’s hair out for a Vera Wang gown, we Rise & Dine: We review the new guidebook of Boston’s breakfast spots.