Weekly Web Harvest for 2017-02-05

  • you-draw-it – bl.ocks.org

    How to do that awesome draw/predict the chart interactive piece from NYT

  • Where To Catch Me

    For personal reasons, I stopped accepting ordinary speaking engagements in August 2002. Your offer will have to be exceptionally interesting to pass my filters.

  • The Final Flight of Martin McNally | Feature | St. Louis News and Events | Riverfront Times

    But nothing could have prepared McNally for the interference of a young Florissant businessman, David Hanley, who was among the bystanders ogling the drama from the terminal.

    Hanley did not remain a bystander for long. As the jet taxied down the runway, its massive engines revving in preparation for takeoff, Hanley’s 1971 Cadillac Eldorado crashed through the runway’s perimeter, battering through a fence at 80 miles per hour on a collision course with Flight 119.

    The plane, heavy with fuel, was essentially a bomb with wings. Over the intercom, the captain’s voice crackled with panic. “Oh my god, there’s a vehicle on the runway!”

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