Interesting article…

I did quite a bit of testing out in WESTPAC back in the 80s and 2003-2015… China is often described as the next superpower to top America within the next few decades. At first glance, such an assertion makes sense. … Continue reading

Sigh…

I swear, some people are just so damn gullible… 4Chan is at it again! Getting women to shave their heads in support of BLM… So they are getting women to turn themselves into SKINHEADS in support of BLM. Just stop … Continue reading

Uncle Hugo’s GoFundMe!!!

For those that may not know, Uncle Hugo’s was/will be again a bookstore in Minneapolis. It was also the oldest independent science fiction book store in the USA! Sadly, it was burned down in the rioting and they were not … Continue reading

FWIW…

As I’ve said before, I have absolutely NO problems with peaceable protests by any group of people for any reason, memorials, etc. I won’t be joining them, but that is an absolute right to do so… PEACEABLY… That is guaranteed … Continue reading

Technology…

In three snapshots… From pure analog, computed on slide rules, to massively parallel computing… And phase one of the Dragon testing was completed at 1030 CDT today with a hard lock on the ISS. And courtesy of Comrade Misfit, a … Continue reading

Launch America!!!

This brings back memories… Pad 39A is back in use…   The first launch of American astronauts into space from U.S. soil since 2011 is set to take place Wednesday, and NASA wants the public to be a part of it. The agency will … Continue reading

Here we go again…

Friday night was some nasty weather, softball sized hail 3 miles north of us, tornadoes to the south… And we restarted our weekly dinners last night. And as of 2200 last night, this was about to hit us So… go … Continue reading

Oddities…

Or history and facts are forever… The 2006 Origins of the Lockdown Idea comes from a high school student’s science project, HERE.  Sigh… And an interesting and current graphic… And then there is this one… Apparently Lena Dunham flunked history… … Continue reading

Ouch…

So, you think you’re smart, well studied, etc… You only need 4 correct out of 10 questions to pass. 1) How long did the Hundred Years’ War last? 2) Which country makes Panama hats? 3) From which animal do we … Continue reading

Cabin fever???

Somebody, I don’t remember who was bitching about cabin fever yesterday. Somebody else posted a pic of enlisted sailors spaces on ships/subs. The comeback was dismissive, words to the effect that ‘all’ officers have private staterooms on ‘all’ Navy vessels… … Continue reading