Scary: What the Back Bay Looks Like Under 25 Feet of Water

Scary: What the Back Bay Looks Like Under 25 Feet of Water. Photoillustrator Nickolay Lamm created images depicting what some cities in the U.S. will look like years from now if no measures to reduce pollution are instituted. Gawker seems to veer from its typical Boston hatred, if ever so slightly, in running the images, which look like something from an apocalypse movie. Spoiler: The Back Bay and Harvard don’t fare so well.  [Gawker]

An Open Letter to the 9-Year-Old Girls of Boston. Yvonne Abraham wonders why eight men and zero women have announced bids to fill Mayor Menino’s seat.  [Globe]

Some Never-Before-Displayed Items from the JFK Assassination Going on Display. Starting on Friday, the Newseum, located in Washington, D.C., will host a year-long exhibit in honor of the 50th anniversary of Kennedy’s death.  [WCVB]

The Red Sox Sellout Streak Is Officially Done. And maybe “Sweet Caroline” is next.  [Globe]

John Kerry Wins a Case of Molson After Betting On Sports. Nope, not college basketball. Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird anted up a 24-pack of Canadian nectar to Kerry, who wagered a case of Sam Adams but won for siding with the U.S. over Canada in the women’s world hockey championship.  [WHDH]