A wolf in stilettos was crossing Iceland on his way to Vegas, got stopped at a traffic light and injured his Achilles, while Dolly the Sheep was speedflying in France. Sounds like a job for Leslie Nielson. Or something like that. Here's the stuff you should click on this week.
One Way to Spend Your Holiday Break:
New Traffic Lights?
LEDs Make Clever Interactive Traffic Light Design Possible (Treehugger)
Synchronized Swimming. In Vegas?
Synchronized Swimming as a Show (New York Times)
Across Iceland (with a little Hendrix)
The Case For:
Exercise Often Enough for Achilles Injury Recovery (Reuters)
The Case Against:
Extreme Long-Distance Running Can Damage the Body (Reuters)
Dolly Déjà vu: A Glitch in the Matrix?
Dolly the Sheep: Alive and Well (NewScientist)
Hiking High Heel Hybrids (Trend Hunter)
Hungry Like the Wolf:
U.S. Wants to Lift Protections for Wolf and Grizzly (Reuters)
Shirley, He Will Be Missed:
Leslie Nielsen, 84, Romantic Hero Turned Comic, Dies (New York Times)