Thursday02 Mar 2000
Yahoo! Deutschland Elbtunnelbohrer «Trude» ist zurück aus der Tiefe "Trude" is the largest drill bit in the world (14.2 m diameter, 2000 metric tons), digging a 4th tube for the congested Elbe Autobahn tunnel under Hamburg's harbor. Today, after nearly 2 miles and 2-1/2 years, it reached the surface on the north side of the Elbe. However, the tube will not pen for traffic for another 2 years. «Trude» is a girl's name, but in this case stands for «tief runter unter die Elbe» - deep down under the Elbe.
Pictures of Moritz waking up at Familie Berg Aus tiefen Träumen
Dave Polaschek Moving to MN: "This is culled from an email I sent to someone interested in moving to Minnesota. He was particularly interested in Rochester and Bemidji, so I covered those parts of the state a little more thoroughly than others." (via brdbrain)
netdyslexia Do you want to see the original horse? Can't we choose both a and c? ";->"
Slashdot Free Internet Access for Hamburgers: The city of Hamburg has announced "that all of its citizens will receive free Internet access... Citizens will pay no direct provider costs, only telephone costs." Full telephone costs? Since Germans still pay for each local call, AOL would be a better deal for most people...