Friday, May 7, 2010
Calling Jed Clampett
"It's like lowering a four-story building onto the head of a pin."
That phrase doesn't inspire the greatest amount of confidence in a person does it?
"This technique has never been tried at such a depth, and there are no guarantees it will work."
It comes from BP CEO Tony Hayward. If you're like me and are confused by the process they are about to embark on to contain the largest oil spill in the history of man - here's a cool animation of what they hope to accomplish today. Fingers and oily wings crossed.