Sunday, March 26, 2017
LL might know and have used a few of these techniques.
100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative's Guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving Any Dangerous Situation
First, the video is all CG - nothing you see is real. Second, is it not a bit concerning how realistic this is? How much better at this will the technology be in, say, five or ten years?
Hat Tip: Maggie's Farm
Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Huge depot in The Ukraine goes boom. Authorities say a drone dropped an incendiary device. If true, one might suspect the Russkies, those crafty devils.
Friday, March 24, 2017
The dying lioness, a detail taken from the reliefs of Ashurbanipal’s palace at Nineve. Ashurbanipal was an Assyrian king (685 BC – c. 627 BC).
This is the final surface image from NASA's Spirit rover (MER-2) captured March 1, 2010. All communication ceased 3 weeks later.
One of two rovers launched in 2003 to explore Mars and search for signs of past life, Spirit far outlasted her planned 90-day mission. Among her myriad discoveries, Spirit found evidence that Mars was once much wetter than it is today and helped scientists better understand the Martian wind.
In May 2009, the rover became embedded in soft soil at a site called "Troy" with only five working wheels to aid in the rescue effort. After months of testing and carefully planned maneuvers, NASA ended efforts to free the rover and eventually ended the mission on May 25, 2011.
How do you sail a poorly defended convoy full of millions in trade goods across thousands of miles of ocean infested with pirates and vengeful French men of war?
Another fine historical tale told with verve by CDR Salamander.