In order to get a better grip on the size of the oil spill in the Gulf, one creative individual has created a website that places the current size and shape of the spill over your current location.   Look at the center of the screen capture below to see the very definition of irony:

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                                ”Birthplace of the Oil Industry”

For an easy way to visualize the scope of this disaster visit http://www.ifitwasmyhome.com/