New Containment Cap Placed on Gulf Oil Gusher

Looks like BP has successfully placed a new containment cap onto that oil gusher in the Gulf. It'll take some tests and time before we know if this cap is actually effective though. [MSNBC via Breaking News]

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I don't know why they didn't just pinch shut the end of the pipe. I'm sure that's easier said then done but it seems pretty feesible to me.

*to tired to care about spelling mistakes but not to tired to type this disclaimer out*