Robert Zimmerman links to a NASA page about lunar lava tubes and pits.
Imagine having an almost ready made lunar base, well insulated from the extreme temperature fluctuations on the surface…
Ed has a post talking about that it’s been 45 years since Apollo 11 launched, as of yesterday. I attempted to leave a comment there, but since Livejournal occasionally goes insane about comments, I’m not sure I got it through, so I’ll just leave this here:
The alt text is especially poignant, reading: “The universe is probably littered with the one-planet graves of cultures which made the sensible economic decision that there’s no good reason to go into space–each discovered, studied, and remembered by the ones who made the irrational decision.”
That sums up everything for me.
So I’ve gotten into a bit of blogging funk here, reading too many books to bother turning on the computer much. But have you seen this? Because you should see it.
I saw the latest XKCD and went “pffft, oh Randal, you may be a smart guy and an internet celebrity, but you’re pretty darn stupid for trusting government statistics,” and then I went on with my day. Borepatch of course decided to actually do the legwork.
Filed under Algor, linkery
A quick detach dust cover? May have to pick one of those up. Wish it came in crazy colors, though (tactical brown isn’t a crazy color, sorry).
Filed under guns, linkery
Displaced Louisiana Guy lays down the gunny gauntlet, and I can happily say that I fulfilled his requirements earlier this week! Throw down a picture of your EDC gat, and link back at him, won’t you? I feel a decided lack of linkery lately, and this seems a fine way to lead away from it. And since we’re talking about carry pieces, I made a new header the other day and it will be featured exclusively for a day or two.