Jeff Russell’s STARSHIP DIMENSIONS This nifty little link was sent to me some time back by my brother. It’s pretty typical of the crap that he sends me on a regular basis. It compares vehicles and starships from many different movies and televison shows. I really had no idea that the battlestars from Battlestar Galactica […]
Month: July 2003
While at a training session today at an automotive assembly plant in Indiana, we were told that instead of 1st shift and 2nd shift, they have a “blue crew” and a “gold crew”. We were told that the colors represented the state colors of Indiana. Although I couldn’t confirm that Indiana even has official state […]
Over at the USS Clueless Steven DenBeste also has a post on the MSNBC poll I mentioned. Although he doesn’t take issue with the headlines, he definitely makes the point that the Democrats are really clutching at staws when they play the “Bush Lied” card. He even quoted the same passages that I did. Or […]
In today’s Strategy Page Infantry Section (copied completely because SP has no permalinks to indivdual posts): The U.S. Marines are getting a new Kevlar helmet this Summer. Some 43,000 combat troops are getting the new headgear, that looks like the current helmet, but is 15 percent lighter, provides more protection and is a lot more […]
Doubts rise on credibility of evidence for Iraq war Under the front page link of “Doubts rise on Iraq war credibility” is a report that includes Forty-seven percent said they believed Bush exaggerated the evidence, while 48 percent said he presented the most complete information he had. and But respondents faulted Democrats for making too […]
Is AMD Brewing New Opterons? The simultaneous posting of price cuts for existing Opteron processors and benchmark results for new Opteron processors has PC World wondering if the next wave of AMD server chips is coming soon. Personally, I couldn’t care less. But at the end of the piece is AMD will release the desktop […]
Springsteen Ticket Scalpers, Glory Days Have Passed You By Tickets for $5? Are you kidding me? The demand is there, but not 550,000 seats’ worth. Maybe I’ll head to Eath Rutherford.
Congress questions Defense Department’s cybersecurity plans This PC World piece discusses potential vulnerability in our military’s computer infrastructure. Major concerns are the widespread use of off-the-shelf software which could easily be hacked, the fact that, with the same software used across many systems, one problem or successful attack could bring down significant protions of the […]
PCWorld.com – Iraq’s Most Wanted Cards 3D Screensaver $6 shareware. $1 of each goes to the American Red Cross.
ScrappleFace: Today’s Raped-By-Uday Count Stands at Zero Although I imagine the quote by an “unnamed Pentagon spokesman” is bogus, does this really qualify as satire?