That’s reassuring. San Diego doesn’t get submerged in 100 years. Sadly, Miami Beach and New Orleans are not as lucky. They will be almost completely under water according to current projections.

That’s reassuring. San Diego doesn’t get submerged in 100 years. Sadly, Miami Beach and New Orleans are not as lucky. They will be almost completely under water according to current projections.

Unbelievable disparity between federal defense and science spending.

The NASA and NIH budgets are basically rounding errors for the Defense Department. Sad.

XKCD posts an answer to the question: “Is it possible to build a jetpack using downward firing machine guns?”


  If I mounted a GAU-8 on my car, put the car in neutral, and started firing backward from a standstill, I would be breaking the interstate speed limit in less than three seconds.

XKCD posts an answer to the question: “Is it possible to build a jetpack using downward firing machine guns?”

If I mounted a GAU-8 on my car, put the car in neutral, and started firing backward from a standstill, I would be breaking the interstate speed limit in less than three seconds.