Gongol.com Archives: September 2010
Brian Gongol

September 20, 2010

Threats and Hazards FBI arrests man for attempting a terrorist attack on Wrigleyville
He thought he'd placed an explosive backpack near Wrigley Field. Instead, he had been tricked by the FBI with a prop. And now, if justice is to be served well, he'll spend a long time paying for his attempted crime.

Science and Technology Chicago plans to have pay phones removed from the CTA system
That the L no longer has room for the telephones is just another sign of evolving times. So many people have cell phones that the pay phones just don't make any serious money anymore.

Humor and Good News Time-lapse of the changeover at the Meadowlands
(Video) Two teams, one stadium. And a really cool look at how it changes identity, literally overnight.

Science and Technology The Jeep: A surprising case in genius
(Video) Seeing a group of servicemembers tear apart a Jeep, then reassemble it in a matter of seconds, reveals just what an elegant design it is. Not elegant in the sense of little black dresses and pearls, but in the sense that it's quite possibly one of the simplest solutions to a problem available. Quite worth the viewing.

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