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Review – “Did You Read That Review?: A Compilation of Amazon’s Funniest Reviews” pre-order at Amazon

Every now and again, an Amazon online product will go viral for no other reason than its customer reviews. The first one that I’d ever heard of was for a plastic banana slicer, of all things. Weird, I know, but … Continue reading

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And here’s 13 minutes of US Navy Hornet porn

From The Aviationist – Published on Oct 14, 2013 A short video made by “Wingnut” for the 2013 Hornet Ball. The Hornet Ball (Strike Fighter Ball Pacific) is an annual event consisting of all the West coast Naval F-18 Hornet and … Continue reading

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Yeah, this can’t be good news for private companies doing manned spaceflight

This morning, an Antares rocket carrying a payload to the International Space Station blew to smithereens at launch. Two companies I know of, this one launched (almost) by Orbital Sciences, and SpaceX are competing to send astronauts into orbit. These days we’re relying … Continue reading

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Notice to military members on the use of social media in the age of ISIS

The following notice was passed to all hands the other day, it’s not time for panic, or even multiple exclamation points,  just some common sense OPSEC for social media to military members. Document redacted by me: From: [REDACTED] Date: October 8, 2014 … Continue reading

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BBQ baby back ribs for Labor Day – drool

Les the Boss and Diana the tow queen brought me some new pig seasoning to test out. So we obliged. The baby back subjects for the test Screaming, they are tossed to the coals Smoky goodness First flip ‘Nother flip, … Continue reading

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Michael Mann’s special purpose Hockey Stick filter has been exposed

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Jean S writes at Climate Audit: As most readers are aware, and stated in my post few hours after (ClimateGate) CG broke out, Mike’s Nature trick was first uncovered by UC here. He…

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Amazing! 15 Qassam rockets intercepted by Israeli Iron Dome

Get you some! H/t Lachlan

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