A while back I shared a few hobbit-style homes people had built, but my favorite so far has to be the Low-Impact Woodland Home that Simon Dale and his family built in Wales: Being your own (have a go) architect is a lot of fun and allows you to create and enjoy something which is [...]
This just in from some crazy left-wing blogger making up stories: In a stunning reversal of Bush administration conventional wisdom, a new assessment by U.S. intelligence agencies concludes Iran shelved it’s nuclear weapons program over four years ago. “We judge with high confidence that in fall 2003, Tehran halted its nuclear weapons program,” reads a [...]
When Michael Moore made his recent documentary “Sicko”, he left out a segment because he thought no one would believe it. Now, through the power of the Internets, you can watch for yourself and discover the amazing infrastructure and services in Norway.
No, it’s not an Eddie Izzard routine. It’s the U.S. Army assigning social scientists to combat units in Afghanistan, and it’s awesome: [Tracy] is a member of the first Human Terrain Team, an experimental Pentagon program that assigns anthropologists and other social scientists to American combat units in Afghanistan and Iraq. Her team’s ability to [...]
Oh, can we please order about a dozen of these? A French high-speed train, with a souped-up engine and wheels, breaks the world speed record near Grigny, eastern France, Tuesday, April 3, 2007, reaching 574.8 kph (357.2 mph). The black and chrome train with three double-decker cars, named the V150, bettered the previous record of [...]