links for 2010-10-30

  • Simulating an emergency is important for first responders. It's also really expensive. So a group of about a dozen emergency responders in Clearwater Junction, Montana came up with an idea to simplify and scale down the training process.

    They created a scale model of the Clearwater Junction area with five gallons of sand, colored shoestring, tiny plastic trees and a little guidance from Google Earth.

    (tags: model)