Monthly Archives: October 2014

Tuesday is election day – last chance to compare: Jeff Gorell vs Julia Brownley in #CA26

It’s almost “GO” time for the November elections, and hopefully people are starting to pay attention and are looking to vet candidates to see who they’ll vote for. In California Congressional District 26, the candidates are incumbent Democrat and Obama … Continue reading

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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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