Sanity wins this round — at least for six schools in New Orleans. By a unanimous vote, N.O.'s Orleans Parish School Board voted on Tuesday to keep creationism out of its classrooms. Hallelujah.
The Army Corps of Engineers has broken ground on a serious construction project: a 150,000-gallon-per-second, $500m pumping station charged with keeping the city of New Orleans a little, uh, dryer than it has been in the last few years.
A New Orleans artist has created a bio-art project about the future of cities. Artist Allison Kudla created an algorithm that combines urban growth patterns with the growth of cells. Then she used a robot arm to print a representation of it onto 4 foot-by-6 foot sheets using agar, a living and growing gelatin used in…