Councilman Falgout lists recommendations for Bay finances

Note: Councilman Joey Boudin’s comments were posted here yesterday. Even though I agree with Councilman Boudin’s overall assessment in his email yesterday, I would like to give a oversight of my thinking and research thus far. My recommendations are not complete for various reasons, but listed below are some I would like to share. 1.”…

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Reports: Engine damaged during Stennis test

Three news sites are reporting that an Antares AJ-26 engine failed Thursday during a test firing at Stennis Space Center. NASASpaceflight.com quoted sources saying the engine “exploded” on the E Complex test stand. Spaceflightnow.com said the Russian-built rocket engine was damaged during the “test mishap” but there were “no injuries.” The engine was slated to…

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Memorial Day: time for termites to swarm

Ah, Memorial Day weekend. Time for the Formosan termites to swarm. Facebook friends were abuzz and aghast last night after finding the swarming termites everywhere. This morning Nola.com had this front page headline: Major Formosan termites swarm in New Orleans area on Thursday night It happens every year around this time when the temperature, humidity…

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