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Beaver Dam Visible From Space 286

ygslash writes "The Hoover Dam no longer holds the title of the world's widest dam. Satellite photos of northern Alberta, Canada, show that several families of beavers have apparently joined forces to build a dam 850 meters wide, more than twice as wide as the Hoover Dam."

Comment Re:427,000 what? (Score 1) 136

"except the prison sentence of about 10-15 years", meaning that on top of your average prison sentence of 12 years (or "life") for murder, you'd have to pay maybe 20000-30000 e in case you have money. If you don't, the 12 years will do. And they have holidays from prison!

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