Daily Archives: July 20, 2007

Easy Living Swimming

Untitled document We honestly can't make this stuff up. Oh, sure, we try, but we really can't beat real life. We're just not strange enough. Despite what the kids say. Scientists are going to study the effects of Uriah Heep … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Weird Stuff, World news | 3 Comments

They’re After The Bikes

Untitled document We here at Blue Crab Boulevard have suddenly realized there is a connection. We told you about the dog who disrupted the Tour de France. We, correctly, attributed the sudden treason of man's best friend to the tactics … Continue reading

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How to Admit You’re Wrong

Untitled document The Politico's Crypt blog is reporting that Representative Christopher Shays (R-Conn), had an altercation with a Capitol police officer. On Thursday afternoon, Rep. Christopher Shays (R-Conn.) got into a loud, angry dispute with a U.S. Capitol Police officer … Continue reading

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One Laptopdance Per Child

Untitled document The One Laptop Per Child Foundation sent a pilot shipment to a school in Nigeria recently. The students promptly began learning. Assiduously. They cruised porn sites. ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigerian schoolchildren who received laptops from a U.S. aid … Continue reading

Posted in Geek Stuff, World news | 1 Comment

When Bears Come Calling

Untitled document And no, this isn't an Animal Uprising™ story. Russian Tupolev 95s and Tupolev 160s (NATO designators Bear and Blackjack, respectively) have been intruding into British airspace. Britain has had to scramble Tornado fighters to meet three separate incursions … Continue reading

Posted in World news | 2 Comments

The Little Robots That Could(n’t)

Untitled document Spirit and Opportunity, the two little rovers that NASA sent to Mars were designed to last three months. Three years later, they are still operating. But it does not look like they will survive much longer unless conditions … Continue reading

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Not Good

Untitled document Ok, this report is not good news. A homeowner in New Jersey walked out her front door and found a surprise on her front lawn. A rocket launcher. (CBS) JERSEY CITY A Jersey City woman made a shocking … Continue reading

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Saturn V Restored

Untitled document One of only three surviving Saturn V rockets – the booster for the Apollo moon missions – has been refurbished, housed in a special building and reopened to the public 38 years to the day after man first … Continue reading

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One Small Step

Untitled document Happy 38th anniversary. On this date in 1969, Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin became the first men to set foot on the moon. Here is a short video of the flight (which, weirdly, I think, uses the … Continue reading

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Denial

Untitled document Long time readers know that I have very little respect for John Kerry, for many different reasons. Ok, lets be frank, I have no respect for the man whatsoever. But this lie is so ridiculous that he has … Continue reading

Posted in Left Wing, Politics, War | 6 Comments

Robot Birds

Untitled document Well, this is just creepy. Right after I got done with the last post about the increasing use of drones over the United States, I come across this article. It seems some Dutch engineering students have come up … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Machines, World news | 1 Comment

Drones Multiplying

Untitled document The Washington Post reports that the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or drones is on the rise. But just not where you might think. Oh sure, they have become very common in Iraq and Afghanistan, but the … Continue reading

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Strategy

Untitled document Kimberley Strassel, in her weekly column at the Opinion Journal dissects the political situation that Republicans find themselves in right now. It is a pretty good look at the realities involved. Being hounded by an unbelievably well-funded effort … Continue reading

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