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Flying the SR-71 Blackbird

This is just awesome. “I pulled the throttles to idle just south of Sicily , but we still overran the refueling tanker awaiting us over Gibraltar.”

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Keeping threats in context.

It’s amazing to me how much money we’ll spend, how much time and effort we’ll waste, how many liberties we’re willing to give up in the name of “the war on terror” which in reality is one of the more … Continue reading

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Nachos

Vegetarian nachos, anyway.   I don’t know about you, but if I’m going to the time and the trouble to cook meat, I want to eat meat…Not sprinkle little bits of it over nachos.   Nachos with beans instead of meat, however, … Continue reading

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The joys of public transportation

Train driver asks passengers to get out and push. http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/05/18/unschedule…

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I want one of these

Lego crossbow

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Most nurses are nice

But some are downright strange and bizarre.  Story here.

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Good advice

I was watching a show about a special police task force in South Africa that was gallivanting around the countryside finding and destroying illegal arms caches.   When they found a cache, they’d pile up all of the weapons and blow … Continue reading

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Fight cancer by drinking beer

The proof is here:  http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/10052258/ You can safely ignore the parts of the article that say “the benefical effect of beer may be minimal” and “more research is needed”.

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Foil hats…The controversy.

Many believe that foil hats are an essential tool to protect against government oppression via brain wave reading/manipulation.  A study from MIT examines their effectiveness, and shockingly concludes that the foil hat craze may have been *created* by the government in … Continue reading

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Diamonds…They’re not just pretty.

Scientists tout diamond-coated implants

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