Category Archives: fun & curios

Happy Birthday, SondraK

I know, it’s the Pearl Harbor anniversary, too but Missy gets priority here

Ps fun

(remember: best caption in 15-sec) _____ Painting via Ace of Spades, as usual Story (Trump/Page) Cultural ref (Ryan, When Harry Met Sally) Historical ref (Dick’s) Previously, on KisP (tusks) Painting via Ace of Spades, as usual (quoits) Jean-Baptiste Greuze Votive Offering To Cupid 1767 Image source (Aphrodite) The Chive #22 #6 picked up by Pookie’s [...]

stuff that’s hard to do (Starship Mk1: two pressure tests)

Overview Leak/vent test one Test twooie kablooie And this, boys and girls, is why we don’t stand near rocket ships while they’re bein’ loaded with propellants or bein’ pressurized It’s also why engineers do tests, rather than just review paperwork (What? A “Tesla moment”? *snick*) Later detailed discussion with slo-mo vid

Not much of a Ps dump this Sunday

But then again, it’s not much of a joke, anymore_____ NOTE: a PhotoShop dump is where I post stuff that’s been sitting around waiting for a reason to use, which never happened. I’ll throw this one out there before the meme dies. Already updated my signature in anticipation of that Monday afternoon Ps dump (not [...]

stuff that’s hard to do (Starlink)

Fourth flight of that first stage Second flight of that fairing Sixty Starlink satellites deployed [cigarette, shower] No attempt to catch the fairing halves due to rough seas _____ Background (Rokits-201, how dey dooo dat?)

Defining misogyny down

But, hey, I’m a std-issue straight guy. What do I know of wimmin’s wear?* _____ Story * I was actually in Women’s Wear Daily twenny or thirty-odd years ago, but I ain’t countin’ that

Holloween Horrors of Science

Never before seen with the naked eye. Unimaginable places of certain doom that can never be stoppedMust be NASA’s budget-request time again On the other hand, you can safely ignore ‘em. Well, unless the escaping aliens decide to travel here and ask for amnesty; or worse, they don’t, you know… ask _____ Story NOTE: cracked [...]

Caption fun (Waterhouse)

Historical culture is just filled with skilled artists, story-tellers, eternal legends, high drama, and worldly adventure; but in today’s culture, you get my lame Ps jokes _____ Again, image stolen from today’s Ace of Spades Second one, too And the third one Cultural ref

A congressional ho down is not a barn dance

Rep. Katie Hill (D-CA), a freshman Democrat critical to the House Democrats’ “impeachment inquiry” against President Donald Trump given her perch as vice chairwoman of the House Oversight Committee, is denying that she had an affair with two different staff members despite photographic and text message evidence of the affairs… [source] More (no blackface, though)

gotta get this off my chest

Okay, now I feel better. (What? Uh, Mary Ann)