Spanning the Web

Taking you around the Internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1215621204Competition goes to the crapper: The Smith College Museum of Art’s restroom is in the running to be named the Best Public Restroom in America by Cintas. You can vote for the water-themed loo at the competition’s website. [WCVB]

Eterning Braintree: City officials had to remove a sign that greeted travelers to the South Shore community with a typo. It’s kind of a shame— “eterning” sounds kind of biblical. [Patriot Ledger]

Our inner seven-year-old rejoices at the thought of a free pony: Horse owners who can’t afford to keep their animals due to the rising cost of grain are having trouble even giving the creatures away since shelters are full. Hey, we bet it’s cheaper to fuel a horse than your average SUV. Giddyap, we say! [Globe]

Mitt Romney is still playing coy: The former governor told Sean Hannity that the FOX host was “not looking at the guy they’ll choose” to be John McCain’s running mate during an appearance yesterday. Yawn. [PolitickerMA]

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

Save the hot dogs for the ball park: We’ve got expert advice on how to keep your pets happy during this hot spell.

Go to the Ula Cafe: Or prepare to be screeched at.