Connor's quip the other day cracked me up. "Dude. I didn't know Minneapolis had aqueducts," quoth he. Now that he mentions it, the Stone Arch Bridge (creative name, eh?) does have a bit of a Roman look to its engineering. Actually, until relatively recently it was a rail bridge connecting the flour mills on the west bank of the St. Anthony Falls to the railyards east of the river. Then the Parks District converted it into a foot / bicycle crossing.
Around here I suspect we can mostly agree that it's fairly scummy behavior when Republicans start trying to brainwash preeschoolers. But frankly, with two Senators and a circus donkey under my bed, I'd be a tad unsettled too. The inevitable Democratic counterpunch emerged recently, but is so wishy-washily done that in Blogistan it is widely believed to be a Republican plant.
Beaverottypus! Platybeavotter! Yes, those names are misleading, since it has no known living descendants, but they're more fun to burst out with. Naturally, it took the creationists under 12 hours to discover an exciting new way to make fools of themselves.