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Oct 16

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Oct 15

Lockheed Martin announces its Skunk Works wants to build a fusion reactor -

This is a game changer if it pans out. To paraphrase another article I read, “This isn’t just some crazy dude in his basement” but is rather an established company with an esteemed history of success. The lack of a working prototype still makes me skeptical, though…

Oct 12

Map showing travel times from London in Days in 1914
[via Reddit]

Map showing travel times from London in Days in 1914

[via Reddit]

Oct 02

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Sep 18

This “Amazing Drone Photo of Nine Mountain Climbers atop a Swiss Mountain Peak" is too vertiginous for me.

This “Amazing Drone Photo of Nine Mountain Climbers atop a Swiss Mountain Peak" is too vertiginous for me.

Sep 15

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Sep 05

"'The NATO Show': Putin's favorite comedy?" is spot-on.

Sep 04

Kelly Ayotte: NATO's Ukraine moment of truth (Opinion) - CNN.com -

"By now, it should be clear to all objective observers that Russian President Vladimir Putin is not impressed by starkly worded statements and declarations, and if that is the only outcome in Wales, it could represent a historic failure of the alliance at a time when NATO’s foundational purpose has renewed relevance." Exactly.

Aug 22

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Jul 29

I had no idea that the first map showing the Earth’s entire ocean floor wasn’t published until 1977…

I had no idea that the first map showing the Earth’s entire ocean floor wasn’t published until 1977…

Jul 09

[video]

[video]

Jun 26

[video]

Edible Wrappers Just Solved the Only Bad Thing About Cupcakes -

I think I’ve been eating cupcakes wrong.

May 04

Such a cool picture!  Wish I could be at an airshow like this (Budapest),

Such a cool picture! Wish I could be at an airshow like this (Budapest),