This map shows the distribution of oil rigs and pipelines as compared to the growth of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Red dots are drilling platforms, black lines are pipelines. Anyone else a little freaked out? [ESRI via Infrastructurist]
I'm more freaked out by what I just read on Slashdot:
It may be a little knee-jerky, but a scary thought nonetheless. We may have just popped the biggest zit on the Earth's face, and after the blood stops we may get one of those gigantic, solid puss chunks as a followup.