In California, it’s solar panels vs. redwoods
A man asked prosecutors to file charges against his neighbors because their towering redwoods blocked sunlight to his backyard solar panels.
A complete list of things caused by global warming
All that on only .006 degrees C per year.
Mauser Broomhandle: First Assault Pistol Ever
The nickname –Broomhandle” refers to the devastating wounds it produces. It served as the inspiration for all other assault pistols, such as the MAC-10, TEC-9, and Glock.
The Battle of Midway: The Destruction of the Japanese Fleet (Graphic Battles of World War II)
Graphic Novel of the turning point in the Pacific War.
Corps Suspends Flak Jacket Order
USMC Modular Tactical Vests are too heavy and cumbersome, troops say.
Navy destroys Japanese mine from WWII
Guam EOD detachment does this about 100 times per year according to the story.
Michigan prisons to ban smoking by inmates, staff
I’m sure the inmates will be thankful for the health benefits this will bring and express their gratitude in an appropriate manner.
Oil Bubble About to Pop?
Speculation, not demand, driving higher prices?
UPDATE: Day job keeps interfering with Linkzookery. Something must be done. Anyway:
When the bullet hits the bone
Friday Night Video on GunPundit: Golden Earring: “Twilight Zone” Uncensored
Better Living Through Chemistry
One of the Brickmuppet’s Crack Team of Science Babes(tm) points the way to better living through chemistry with this report from Brian Wang on recent carbon nanotube developments.
Boeing reassessing schedule for new 787
Aircraft may face further delays; company hopes to deliver planes in 2009. Nice.
Carnival of Space #44: The Angry Red Planet Edition
To Mars! And a wee bit beyond.
Coast Guard’s Clean Slate
Axe on the NSC and such.
Northrop, Oshkosh Unveil 2nd JLTV Prototype
Built to accommodate a lightweight active protection system for thin-skinned vehicles.
For the Record: U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Are Down
Yeah, but campaign season is heating up.
Be careful what you wish for, Rush
Bob Krumm: I’ve long been of the belief that Hillary Clinton would be the much easier Democratic candidate for a Republican to beat next November. Now I’m not so sure. I’ve never thought that. Against Obama, HIllary is having it tough. Against an old white guy, she can play her ‘A’ game.