Monthly Archives: February 2011
Andrew Klavan does an outstanding job of explaining this difficult concept that is so easily misunderstood by some of us. Well worth watching.
The Czech Navy (CzN), a little-known branch of the Czech military, has its headquarters in the city of Brno. The CzN holds annual maneuvers on various bodies of water in the Czech Republic, and many of its operations closely resemble … Continue reading
Not surprisingly, Muammar Qaddafi likes Barack Obama. Monica Crowley reports at Political Mavens (h/t JWR) that, last Saturday, Qaddafi spoke of Obama very highly, even referring to him as a friend. This, perhaps, is a reward for Obama’s essentially non-existent … Continue reading
According to the Czech news site iDNES, Mr. Gorbachev believes that the revolts in progress in the Arab world are analogous to his perestroika in the former USSR. “The world is changing,” he reportedly said, and “no one prepared this.” … Continue reading
Daily Tech reports that proper study of sex and pregnancy in space is going to be very complicated. The act itself, dubbed “getting the stellar groove” by the Daily Tech writer Jason Mick, might be complicated due to lack of … Continue reading
Per the Czech online news site iDNES, the Romanian government has declared war on witches. Even worse, actually. Last month, the Romanian Parliament passed a law making fortunetelling a taxable profession. Last week, Romanian practitioners of the milennia-old profession received … Continue reading
Lexus is using an automated, laser-guided giant 3D loom (video at New Scientist TV) to weave fiberglass and carbon fiber parts for its Lexus LFA supercar (h/t World Net Daily’s Technet). Parts thus produced will reportedly be stronger and lighter … Continue reading