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Engineers have figured out how to build a replacement bridge beside an existing one, and then take out the old bridge and put in the new one in a matter of hours. Read about it, and watch a time lapse video, at Wired.com. It’s called accelerated bridge construction, or ABC.

hat tip: Scott Ott on Facebook.

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Government has a nasty tendency to overgrow its proper boundaries. (You might have noticed that?) That’s why showdowns between different branches of government, or between the Senate and the House, aren’t necessarily a bad situation overall. Thoughts on the Shut Down at Breakpoint helps explain why.

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