Over at Popular Mechanics they have a list of the 10 biggest oil spills in history. I have also heard that the equivalent of the BP Gulf spill is spillt in Nigeria every year.
Sunday night, June 13th, 2010. New Mexico desert. Mile marker 5 on NM 39, 8:30pm. The sun was setting. There was a small sliver of gold just above a distant mesa. Then a band of dark, dark red you only see in the desert. The rest of the sky was cobalt blue. The stars were [Continue]
be back next Sunday or so.
PEO Solider(*) has published a document [PDF] called “Weapons Painting 101”. Looks good. * “Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier was created by the Army with one primary purpose: to develop the best equipment and field it as quickly as possible so that our Soldiers remain second to none in missions that span the full spectrum [Continue]
Gobar Gas Go read the whole article, it’s three pages, but there are lots of pictures. This is very interesting technology. Basically you make a concrete pit with a domed top and dump in poop (people as well as animal) and you end up with good fertilizer (better than raw poop) and a biogas that [Continue]
An account by Mike Williams, Deepwater Horizon‘s chief electronics technician, who survived the explosion and fire, and was one of the last people to make it off the rig alive. He describes how the last life raft full of survivors almost didn’t escape the burning oil slick under the doomed rig because no one had [Continue]
225.4 on Michele’s scale
Peace Activists attack Israeli Commandos Yeah, real peaceful there with your iron rods and shit beating the fuck out of those soldiers. Ugh.
OBAMA IS A VICTIM OF BUSH’S FAILED PROMISES– BY Chuck Green – Democrat: “Barack Obama is setting a record-setting number of records during his first year in office. Largest budget ever. Largest deficit ever. Largest number of broken promises ever. Most self-serving speeches ever. Largest number of agenda-setting failures ever. Fastest dive in popularity ever. [Continue]
DSG Arms $89 for a 10 pack of new teflon coated AR15 mags with Magpul anti-tilt followers also with free shipping! Seems like a great deal to me.