Gates says next-generation bomber might fly without pilot
No way. No one saw this coming. Not even Murdoc.
Adam Heggenstaller’s got pics and info.
DoD Study Called for 260 Raptors
Well, boys, gonna be almost a hundred planes short.
Osprey to Deploy With New Firepower
New 360 degree 7.62 rotary cannon will be mounted on MV-22 headed for Afghanistan.
Are Gun Sales Finally Leveling Off?
4th Ranger Training Battalion Soldiers win 2009 Best Ranger Competition
Sgt. 1st Class Blake Simms and Sgt. 1st Class Chad Stackpole victorious.
The T48 Automatic Rifle
Great page on “the American FAL.”
Task force seizes pirate ‘mother ship’
As in “we totally seized those mother&*ckers and their ship, too!”
Navy accepts Bush after debris caused delay
Newest carrier accepted. Let’s hope the debris that delayed Bush wasn’t pretzels.
Arctic (Non) Warming Since 1958
This cannot possibly be right. For one thing, it doesn’t seem to indicate that humanity is doomed. For another, how many books could someone sell arguing that disaster doesn’t loom over all of us?
Second Amendment News Roundup for 5/15/09
The Liberty Sphere’s daily linkzookery of gun stuff. Always good.
IMAX or LIEMAX?
Very useful map showing whether or not IMAX screens are really IMAX screens or just IMAX-branded.
Berliners regret near-total destruction of wall
It’s mostly gone. Murdoc sees part of it every once in a while at the Gerald R Ford museum in Grand Rapids.
It’s LESS expensive to own a car, part II
A “walkable” community is either a luxury for the affluent, or a dismal living situation that those too poor to afford a car have to settle for.
Social Security, Medicare may run dry sooner
I thought I had been assured that the predictions of running dry were just scare tactics by those pushing private savings plans. 2010’s projected surplus has gone from $86 billion to $3 billion.
A Poof of Blue
Billiard chalk as a reactive target.
Amphib New Orleans repaired after collision
53 days in port after collision with submarine USS Hartford.
Falling flat-screen TVs a growing threat for kids
Remember this next time someone tells you this is another Great Depression. I don’t recall the Joads having to deal with this threat.
Adams Arms AR15 Fix
Got a chance to check out this piston retro-fit kit on my poodle shooter.