Tag Archives: military

Exporting Terror

5 Aug

Disturbing yet honest interview with an ISIS defector.



18 Aug

This is likely all I’ll post about Ferguson, MO. There are much better writers covering all of the various issues that have converged on this one midwestern suburb. But I feel like no one has captured the whole of the situation as concisely as John Oliver has.


Flying the SR-71 Blackbird

7 Apr

A first-hand account of the amazing and mystical beast that was the SR-71.

On her final flight, nurse the Blackbird, malady destined for the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum , try sped from Los Angeles to Washington in 64 minutes, averaging 2,145 mph and setting four speed records.

[via Shawn Blanc]