Palate Cleanser: who doesn’t like a big BANG to end the week?

“What happens when a 200-ton boulder slides onto the road, completely blocking traffic? Well, absent Paul Bunyan, you have to blow that up, just to show Nature who’s boss. Which is precisely what the Oregon Department of Transportation did yesterday near the small town of Glide.

The Oregonian posted video footage of the explosion on YouTube. And there’s something deeply satisfying about watching this enormous boulder crumble to bits. Take that!”

(H/T: Gizmodo)