This picture of the newly expanded connector, from 1989, warns of “a return to bumper-to-bumper traffic” by ’96. The “before” shot, of a six-lane freeway canopied by trees and a smattering of skyscrapers, is especially fascinating.
(via Return to Atlanta, a new blog of old Atlanta photos well worth your time).
Very sad, according to the the official newspaper of North Korea’s Workers’ Party (via Slate):
-Snow Falling from Clear Sky
Mysterious snow fell at Mt.Paektu Secret Camp from 7 p.m. on Dec. 18 to 7 a.m. on 19.
In general, snow falls from an overcast sky, but at Mt. Paektu Secret Camp snow fell from the starry sky all night.
Local residents said Kim Jong Il was the heaven-born man and so the sky shed tears at the news of his demise.