The Size Of The Spill
It's really hard to grok how big the BP Oil Spill is, except to understand that it's enormous and devastating and awful.
Thanks to IfItWasMyHome.com, we can now get a better - and more horrifying - sense of the size of the spill. Just type in a zip code, or city or whatever, and the spill will show up on top of the map to scale. Here is what it would look like if the spill occured near Pinecrest, CA near Yosemite National Park:
Yes, that gives a better sense of how unbelievably big this mess is. Let's just award BP, and their management team, Douche Nozzle of the Year already, shall we?
It's relatively safe to say that things won't ever be the same in the Gulf of Mexico for a long time, perhaps ever.