A Hoist to the Heavens
I have long been a proponent of the “space elevator” and “beanstalk” approach. While I think in the long term this method of reaching earth orbit will be used greatly, I don’t share the optimism of those that think it’s going to happen soon.
Environmental Warship: HMS Northumberland
$2 for water for a year
A straw-like system that is good for sucking up and filtering 700 liters of water. Buy in bulk and distribute.
Air Force investigates data breach
You’d think this would be a far more severe crime than your run-of-the-mill illegal identity theft. By several orders of magnitude.
National Electric Drag Racing Association
I really don’t have anything to say about this one.
Expand offshore drilling? U.S. wants feedback
Although cautiously supportive of increased drilling efforts (such as ANWR) I believe that all such moves should only come tied to significant increases in automobile mileage requirements.
Lost – The Complete First Season (2004)
Trying to decide if I should get this and pore over it frame by frame or just drop the whole thing and not even bother with the second season.
Do not–I repeat: NOT–click this link. An itch upon the reader who sent it in.
No endorsement implied. But worth a click.
Live From The FDNF
“Analysis and discussion of the 7th Fleet AOR (Area Of Reponsibility) and the world beyond), along with the occasional sea story from a member of the FDNF (Forward Deployed Naval Forces).”
Gates of Vienna
“At the siege of Vienna in 1683 Islam seemed poised to overrun Christian Europe. We are in a new phase of a very old war.”
Mark A. R. Kleiman
“A weblog for the reality-based community. Politics, policy, and philosophy. Science and spirituality. Literature and life. Did I leave anything out?”
If you’re an MO regular and generally agree with me, you’re bound to disagree with a lot on this one. But I think it’s worth watching.