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Love That New Hangar Smell! Love That New Hangar Smell!

On Nov. 13, 2018, the B-29 known as “Doc” was rolled into its new hangar in Wichita, KS.

♫Go granny, go granny, go granny go!♫ ♫Go granny, go granny, go granny go!♫

Barnfinds.com posted an article yesterday about one of their readers acquiring a 1966 Shelby GT350H.

"Andrei, you've damaged your aircraft carrier, _again_?" "Andrei, you've damaged your aircraft carrier, _again_?"

Russia’s only aircraft carrier, the oft-incapacitated Admiral Kuznetsov, was damaged this week in an accident. The ship was laid up at the Murmansk shipyards for another refit when the dry dock it was in lost power and sank, causing a large crane to shift and gouge a nearly 5 meter long hole in the hull.

Slowly and Surely [they] Drew Their Plans Against Us... Slowly and Surely [they] Drew Their Plans Against Us...

Eighty years ago today, Orson Welles broadcast his famous (some might say infamous) radio dramatization of HG Wells’ The War of the Worlds. Prefaced by the Mercury Theater’s theme music and a brief note that the show was an adaptation of Wells’ story, the program proceeded over the next half hour to first interrupt…

Heavy Metal on the Move Heavy Metal on the Move

Back on September 10th, a 24-inch natural gas pipeline ruptured and exploded in Center Twp, just to the north of Pittsburgh, PA. The explosion, likely caused by a landslide due to the unusually wet year we’ve had so far, caused no injuries, but it demolished a house, and knocked down a half-dozen high tension towers.…

Sherman, Set The Way-Back Machine for 1993: Sherman, Set The Way-Back Machine for 1993:

Funny how certain things remind you of a place and time. Back in high school, I volunteered to work with the school maintenance guys over the summer to knock a few hundred off tuition (Catholic school, dontcha know). Cleaning desks, replacing lights, washing floors, that sort of thing. I actually loved it, the guys…

Well, That Ain't Good Well, That Ain't Good

Tyndall AFB got clobbered by hurricane Michael last week, with an unknown number of the base‘s F-22 Raptors, QF-16 targets and T-38 and MU-2 trainers damaged in collapsed hangers. At least 30 Raptors were flown to dispersal fields prior to the hurricane masking landfall, but that leaves about a dozen planes that were…

Once Again, in the Headlines for the Wrong Reasons Once Again, in the Headlines for the Wrong Reasons

A contractor working on a waterline hit a gas main literally a three minute walk from my front door. Last night around 2am a worker hit the line, rupturing the main and sending a fireball into the sky. One injured worker was taken to the hospital, though no one else was hurt. One family was ordered to evacuate, though…

When I Hit Powerball/Mega Millions... When I Hit Powerball/Mega Millions...

...I’m buying a 747 and turning it into a swinging pad.

♫They've Been Workin' On The Railroad...♫

Almost three months to the day after being closed by flooding, and five weeks after work to restore the line was halted by several rail cars crashing into the Station Square T Platform, the entire Library Blue Line has reopened. Crews replaced tracks washed out by flooding, as well as repairing several stops and…

No Guessing Where This Happened! No Guessing Where This Happened!

When firefighters got to the home around 5:30 p.m., they could see smoke coming from inside. A naked man opened the front door, said, “I’m sorry” and closed the door.

Just The Thing For Taking Out The Neighbor's Display Just The Thing For Taking Out The Neighbor's Display

$150 ain’t cheap, but I WILL be winning the block decorating contest this December, even if I have to stop everyone else’s to do it!

WARNING, INCOMING GAME! WARNING, INCOMING GAME!

I’m not saying Fortnite is trolling players with a ReBoot Easter egg, but I won’t be surprised when it turns out Epic Games has been totally trolling players with a ReBoot Easter egg.

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