Iraq Diary: Sleep Through Those Bombs
Noah Shachtman in Iraq on the MRAP.
How I Didn’t Dismantle Iraq’s Army
By L. PAUL BREMER III
Stryker crews train on new Mobile Gun System
1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, is the third Stryker brigade to receive the M-1128 Mobile Gun System
Air Force testing alternative fuels on C-17
The USAF seems to be making great headway in the move toward synthetic fuels.
House committee asks Air Force to look at need for ANG F-35 units
Doesn’t really seem to make much sense to me.
In the Shadow of the Moon
Looks real good and opens in LA and New York today. More cities here.
Vista SP1 beta weeks away; final due in Q1 ’08
Microsoft also will release XP SP3 — the final service pack — at same time
Study: ‘Winglets’ could save USAF $600 million on fuel tanker costs
Modifying all KC-10s would pay for itself in 8 years. Modifying all KC-135s would pay in 9.
Nuclear power’s new age
Abundant electricity is critical to weaning ourselves off of oil.
Hardline takeover of British mosques
Almost half of Britain’s mosques are under the control of a hardline Islamic sect whose leading preacher loathes Western values and has called on Muslims to –shed blood” for Allah
Kolchak – The Night Stalker
The original series on DVD. The quality is decent, particularly compared to that on Sci-Fi channel re-runs.
Is this the man who sank the Titanic by walking off with vital locker key?
I never knew what had happened to the missing key for the binoculars locker. I had always assumed it was just misplaced that night and then lost with the ship. In any event, I’ve also never thought that the binoculars would have made much difference. I believe it was the same inquiry noted in the article where it was claimed that binoculars were used only to identify objects after they had been spotted.
S.F. citywide Wi-Fi plan fizzles as provider backs off
Chicago: The Latest Muni Wi-Fi Casualty
This seems to be a trend.
Mountaineers Bring Change to AP Poll
I-AA teams now eligible to be ranked thanks to defeat of Michigan last week by Appalachian State
Living Wages for Thee…
Maryland state government exempt from paying the Maryland government-mandated minimum wage
NASA Attaches Rocket Boosters to Repaired Shuttle Fuel Tank
Trying to prevent debris from the brackets that damaged Endeavour.
Big Deck vs Small Deck Naval Aviation
US naval power wanes
Carriers big and small
Naval Linkzookery by Mike Burleson
Carnival of Space #19
Space Linkzookery on Universe Today
88th Carnival Of Homeschooling
Homeschool Linkzookery at Consent of the Governed
Snake Eater Osprey in Flight
Air Force Special Ops V-22s gearing up
With a couple pics.
Machine Shed of Horrors
Blind Vietnam vet severely beats assailant
Disarmed and severely beat a man who had just gunned down the former Marine’s wife, mother and sister-in-law. Apparently a family dispute. Seriously, now, don’t fuck with Marines.