Live-blogging the asteroid’s approach. NPR provided me with protection. (Photo by Wright Bryan)
Vice President Biden did some holiday shopping today at Washington, D.C.’s first Costco store. He sure seemed to have a good time. Photos by Saul Loeb of AFP/Getty Images.
Since Sandy left town, we’ve been downloading MTA subway-recovery maps to feed WNYC’s Changing Trains map. Our Steve Melendez put them together in a time-lapse GIF. Click through to the full-size image.
Perfect day for a bike ride. This is on the W&OD Trail, west of Leesburg, Va. Did a little more than 21 miles. Question: How come it felt like the wind was in my face both on the way out and back? Also, how come it seemed to be uphill both ways?
My view of the GOP convention. (I’m up where hockey writers sit at Lightning games; think I’ll have to move around some.)
This National Climatic Data Center map shows just how hot it’s been. Every red dot is on a place where a record high daily temperature was broken during June. More here: http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/07/06/156369399/how-hot-is-it-all-you-need-to-see-are-these-two-maps