Category Archives: fun & curios

stuff that’s hard to do (another Falcon 9 launch)

Re-used stage-1, no recovery attempt; but they tried to recover a payload fairing section with a big net on a ship (really!) (details) excellent narration (What? Yeah, but that was back in the day. I know nuth-thing!) Buuut don’t listen to me. This is all, like, male patriarchy an’ stuff. Then again, she may have [...]

first-world problems

Oh, my! Britain is in the midst of a chicken shortage and KFC closures. Heck, I remember the early ’80s when the Brits whined about new KFC stores spoiling the culture. At least their cop jokes translate. *heheee* But if it were a @krispykreme crisis we’d all know about it…. — Bob Gentle (@bobgentle) February [...]

good news and bad news

First, the bad news: Jennifer Lawrence is taking a sabbatical from acting to “fix our democracy.” Now, the good news: Jennifer Lawrence is taking a sabbatical from acting. Must be a new definition of “acting” I’m unfamiliar with. I mean, to quote Dorothy Parker, “She runs the gamut of emotions from A to B.” Kripes! [...]

cheereader orympics

If I had a ha-a-merrrr and sickle Amercah cheereaders ah rook arike (What? The bus is here already? Boy, that was quick.) Also *heheee*

Space flight is good for the shipbuilding industry

Who could’a predicted that? SpaceX will deploy a new rocket landing platform off Florida’s Space Coast to enter a rotation with another drone ship stationed at Cape Canaveral …. The third drone ship in the company’s fleet of ocean-going rocket recovery vessels is under construction, Musk said. He wrote on Twitter that it will be [...]

Or, as I know it…

…Half-Price Chocolates Eve

‘Em ain’t Newt’s

The latest spy cover story? Insurance salesman “Several years ago, some individuals came to Iran to collect aid for Palestine… We were suspicious of the route they chose,” …. “In their possessions were a variety of reptile desert species like lizards, chameleons… We found out that their skin attracts atomic waves and that they were [...]

stuff that’s hard to do (Falcon Heavy first flight)

The final photo Next stop… oh, wait, there is no next stop There, now I feel more comfortable with that pic • In space, no one can hear you bark incessantly • Aw, cheer up, at least you’re not goin’ to the vet • Hey, I took you walkies before we left • Yeah, I [...]

Gorilla Guru (loser, in more ways than one)

Yayyy! Picked up by Pookie’s Toons Yayyy! Picked up by Pookie’s Toons_____ Credit: Lara Trump Previously on KisP Archives

your slow-weekend tentacle prOn

Do you want scienciness? Because this is how you get scienciness. This is the kind of thing only a nine-year-old can come up with (okay, and maybe the fake-news media and knee-jerk eco-cult members). Not entirely sure how the straws get from plastic trash bags in a landfill into the oceans, buuut I’m sure they’ll [...]