At the Speaker-Cones of Madness
September 14, 2009, 8:55 am
Filed under: Cool Stuff, Science Fiction

Now you can make your own mini-shoggoths.

As with other eldritch non-Newtonian fluid relics of the Elder Things, please do not weaponize.

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Will tourists fly into orbit in recycled Soviet space warships?
September 14, 2009, 6:59 am
Filed under: Cool Stuff, Space

That’s what The Register claims, and they cite reputable sources.

I knew there was surplus Soviet space hardware to be had, but I didn’t know there were any left-over Almaz/Salyut spacecraft in storage …



Some are housebroken and some aren’t …
September 13, 2009, 6:43 pm
Filed under: Politics

The aftermath of the Tea Party rally in Wasington D.C., September 12, 2009:

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The aftermath of the presidential inauguration in Wasington D.C., January 20, 2009:

(Images sent by a friend.)

Update: Apparently these images are from Gateway Pundit, who (of course) made the same point.



Greetings, planet!
September 12, 2009, 3:06 am
Filed under: Uncategorized

What’s it going to be then, eh?

Linker? Thinker? Chummer? Navel-Gazer?