Category Archives: fun & curios

raw deal

Answer to Question #2 Far’s I can tell, Kyle’s the only adult in the room down there. _____ Story

I have a suggestion…

Clinton says she’s going to revise her Twitter bio so it doesn’t start with the word "wife." https://t.co/T5dZ70MOsg — Vox (@voxdotcom) April 24, 2018 …whiff

Spontaneity takes two hours, minimum

…schedule ambiguity notwithstanding MoveOn and other left-wing groups are organizing massive demonstrations if President Donald Trump fires Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Organizers had a planning session on a Sunday evening conference in which they outlined their plans for protests in every state and Washington, DC, if trump fires Mueller, pardons key witnesses, or replaces Deputy [...]

RATS in NYC

_____ Story Cultural ref-1 Cultural ref-2 Cultural ref-3 Historical ref (that subliminal RATS thing) Archive As long as we have DiBlasio cued up…

stuff that’s hard to do (planet hunter)

Cool shots of Stage-2 sep, fairing sep, and Stage-1 attitude-control thruster firings on the way back Good landing view from Stage-1 (T+8:00) Payload sep (T+49:30)

gone, alas

R Lee Ermey Gunny was one of the good guys 1944-2018 mech

today’s memo

(What? Me? Nah, but it couldn’t hurt to throw a virgin into a volcano or something.) _____ Story Rev. 12 Nibiru Yayyy! Picked up by Pookie’s Toons_____ Nomen Nescio Archive

There is only one thing we say to Death…

…Not today Heeere comes Tiangong-1 ! Expect re-entry within the next few hours ___________ Cultural ref-1 Cultural ref-2 It impacted the South Pacific. Thatisall.______ Cultural ref Can’t vouch for this, but if’n y’seed one space station re-enter, reckon y’seed ‘em all Might be Mir or Skylab

Easter/Passover vs April Fool

Guess which one I’m goin’ with?One less danger to kids and careless, irresponsible adults (trigger warning: full semi-automatic) Now, if you’ll excuse me, I’m off to church (aka the range) to give thanks for 1A & 2A by exercising and defending both whenever I can. (What? Yeah, reckon you could call me a “fundamentalist.”) Here’s [...]

stuff that’s hard to do (routine, re-use, experiment)

Oh, yes, go full-screen by all means Great video of separation, stage-1 drifting away, fairing separation Simulated recovery of this re-used first stage (i.e. *kersplash* no video yet) Attempted experimental recovery of one fairing half (no video yet) Relax and fall back to Earth with the previous fairing-recovery attempt Love how the Earth’s curvature changes [...]