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Friday, 27 July 2018

Random Shots for Friday, 27 July 2018

Filed under: Random Shots — mikewb1971 @ 11:59 PM (23:59)

Today in history


  1. Posted to Facebook

    Is Virgin Galactic going to launch ANYTHING from “Spaceport America” before 2118?

    Branson was the guy who helped Wild Bill Richardson railroad this boondoggle through the Legislature in 2006, after all.

  2. Posted to Facebook

    They don’t want to provide you a straw, bring your own. Home Depot sells 1/4-inch plastic tubing (of the kind needed to hook up an ice maker) for about five bucks for a 25-foot roll. Get a roll, cut a 15-inch segment, and you’ve got yourself a reusable straw that will last for about a year (it’s easy to clean using a Q-tip and a straightened wire coat hanger).

  3. Posted to Facebook


  1. The New York TimesAn Extremely Detailed Map of the 2016 Presidential Election by Matthew Bloch, Larry Buchanan, Josh Katz, and Kevin Quealy
  2. The New YorkerDrawing the Line by Elizabeth Kolbert
  3. MIT Sloan School of Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] — Solving Twitter’s ‘follow-back’ problem by Dylan Walsh
  4. TribunistCop Serves Summons on Mayor, Chief of Police, & Former Chief. Immediately Gets Fired. [VIDEO]
  5. Ridddle YouTube channel — The Strangest Star In The Universe
  6. Dig Within by Kevin Ryan — Techniques Used to Disrupt 9/11 Questioning
  7. Ice Age Farmer“Nobody’s Prepared For This . . .”
  8. Monster Hunter Nation [MHN] by Larry Correia — My Official Comment on WorldCon 2018’s Social Justice Cannibal Feeding Frenzy
  9. shattersnipe: malcontent & rainbows by Foz Meadows — Worldcon 76: More Than Technical Difficulties
  10. Blue Author Is About To Write by Alexandra Erin — Queer Rapid Response Team for WorldCon 76
  11. KOB 4 TV [NBC affiliate for Albuquerque, New Mexico] — Gary Johnson mulling run for US Senate by The Associated Press
  12. New Mexico Political ReportJohnson weighing Senate run, as Dunn poised to drop out by Andy Lyman
  13. Twisted Sister — Big Hits and Nasty Cuts
  14. The Truth About Guns [TTAG] — SHUSH Act Would Smash All Suppressor Regulations by Dan Zimmerman

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