Monthly Archives: July 2010

Cutting a Motorcycle Helmet…

…from a 120 kg block of aluminum. From Snowman: […] [… The machine operation, and computer programming is nothing short of astounding. 5-Axis Milling Machine …] Play the video (2:30). P.S., Why would anybody make that in aluminum? Crash helmets … Continue reading

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Burn Notice

The most fascinating part of my Navy training was firefighting. Most of it was CCTV lectures and demos, and then we went and put out a real fire. It was gin-you-wine Mr. Wizard. Here’s a tip from Bookofjoe–with a helpful … Continue reading

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What do you think?

From Bird: [… Hand made? one of a kind? or Real? …] == PT

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==Fwd: Who Said Side Cars Can’t Be Cool?

That last one looks like Robin. From Bird:

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Mass Murder Mailing

I got one of those big emails with a cartoon strip and a touching story about an old lady Holocaust survivor, reminding me there was a Holocaust and ending with a plea (of course!) to “send this to everybody you … Continue reading

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“You Want the Truth?”

A great line from a great movie, “The International”: “…there’s what people want to hear, there’s what people want to believe, there’s everything else, then there’s the truth.” == PT http://www.Whattayagonnado.Wordpress.com Sent from my iPad

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“..And Young.” And Foolish

I watched “We Were Soldiers” for only the second time last night. The dialog was less stilted than I remembered it. The SF/X were better than I recalled (a real shoot-’em-up). But it was the same old B.S. About war. … Continue reading

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