Monthly Archives: December 2011

This is great!!

This is a great illustration of what pilots were taught about scanning outside the cockpit. They were told to scan the horizon for a short distance, stop momentarily, and repeat the process.  Many remember being told why this was the … Continue reading

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A theory of chronic pain

H/T Francisco G. I don't agree or disagree yet – I merely present it as an interesting article. Tuesday, December 20, 2011 A Theory of Chronic Pain A social and evolutionary theory of human disease and chronic pain By Denis … Continue reading

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Closing the Strait of Hormuz

I have no idea what the US government is talking about when they say they won't allow Iran to close the Strait of Hormuz.  Iran can close this waterway in an hour.  There are only two shipping lanes and the … Continue reading

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The death knell rings in the new year.

http://theautomaticearth.blogspot.com/2011/12/december-29-2011-trends-2012-end-of.html — 90% of success is showing up.  Getting the math right is the other 50%. -T Aut viam inveniam aut  faciamaut viam inveniam aut faciam. -Hannibal

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Merry Xmas

H/T to Santa Josephus youtube.com/embed/NL4D1PcgZd4?rel=0 — 90% of success is showing up.  Getting the math right is the other 50%. -T Aut viam inveniam aut  faciamaut viam inveniam aut faciam. -Hannibal

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Re: An open letter to the Hawaii County Council.

No, I wasn't there.   You would probably have seen me.  The entire neighborhood had mechanical problems and, while I am not a mechanic, I can pull my griend's lunch wagon when his truck blows up.  Then I built a … Continue reading

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An open letter to the Hawaii County Council.

No, I wasn't there.   You would probably have seen me.  The entire neighborhood had mechanical problems and, while I am not a mechanic, I can pull my griend's lunch wagon when his truck blows up.  Then I built a … Continue reading

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Re: When your thirteen year old daughter is home alone…..

Wankers.  That’s the problem w/ today’s youth, no pride in their work. No proper villain flees from a pink single-shot .22 ! Sent thru the ether On Dec 20, 2011, at 4:17 PM, TC Burnett <tcburnett@gmail.com> wrote: Kudos to my … Continue reading

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When your thirteen year old daughter is home alone…..

Kudos to my killa friend Patty!  YOUR daughter may die.  MINE WON'T! http://gunssavelives.net/self-defense/video/11-year-old-girl-defends-home-with-22-rifle/

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Well…is there?

Is there a God (revisited)? December 2, 2011 – from The Straight Dope Dear Cecil: Know what I think about your answer [to the question of whether there’s a God]? (I mean, besides the fact that it was a load of … Continue reading

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