1 Portland's got a bridge to sell ya
No, literally, they do.
The Sellwood bridge in Multnomah County, Ore., is considered to have historic significance, so officials are legally required to try to sell it before demolishing it to make way for a new bridge.
It’s 88 years old, covered in lead paint and would cost millions of dollars to move.
2 Hitchhiking robot charms its way across Canada
But meanwhile, another bucket — a bucket o’ bolts — made headlines of its own this week for successfully hitchhiking across Canada.
The talking robot made its way from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Victoria, B.C. You can follow its adventures here.
A friend of mine who once hitchhiked across America lamented that now even he has been replaced by a machine. I believe his exact words were: “Dirty robohippie.”
3 Sprint abandons Framily plan
…and now no one ever has to use the word “framily” again.
4 Ebola puts focus on drugs made in tobacco plants
Who’d have thought that a substance tied to so many diseases might actually help treat one?