Came out this morning to see this headline:
After a small double take, I realized that there was more to it:
Ah, that makes a bit more sense. Why Oprah is still in the news is something else entirely that I’m not going to bother with.
“The Soviet Union built a number of automated lighthouses powered by radioisotope thermoelectric generators in remote locations. They operated for long periods without external support with great reliability. However numerous installations deteriorated, were stolen, or vandalized. Some cannot be found due to poor record keeping.“
If you like baseball in any shape, you’ll probably like this. A very interesting and entertaining documentary about the Portland Mavericks, an independent single-A team in the 70’s (owned by Bing Russel, Kurt Russel’s dad and actor from a ton of westerns) when there were no other independent teams anywhere.
Had a nice credits song as well:
I;m in the strange position that I don’t mind the music but I think the video itself is pretty much unwatchable. Like, WTF, man?
I just spent a couple hours loading, moving, unloading, WAILING ON WITH A ROCK HAMMER BABY!!!! to chip off old mortar, and stacking a bunch more old bricks. You get to hit stuff, break stuff, throw stuff, and wind up with a tidy stack of bricks to make you feel successful. I think everyone should have a big pile of old bricks to work on.