Tuesday too

1. Brief abatement:

2. Richly comic:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-48007487

3. Oh dear:

https://eu.floridatoday.com/story/tech/science/space/2019/04/20/smoke-seen-miles-spacex-crew-dragon-suffers-anomaly-cape-canaveral/3531086002/

4. Never say the L word:

https://gizmodo.com/china-bans-the-word-leica-on-social-media-1834163199

5. Beware of Lionel Ritchie:

https://en.uncyclopedia.co/wiki/Main_Page

6. Just can’t trust a Millennial any more:

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-staff-openly-questioning-value-140031173.html

7. Last but not least:

[H/T Chuckles and haiku]

3 comments for “Tuesday too

  1. dearieme
    April 23, 2019 at 17:52

    #3: how do people say this “anomaly” stuff with a straight face?

    It reminds me of Reggie Perrin’s brother-in-law, Jimmy.

    “Cock up on the catering front”.

    • Chuckles
      April 23, 2019 at 18:45

      The correct term is ‘RUD’ – Rapid Unscheduled Disassembly.

  2. Andy5759
    April 23, 2019 at 22:52

    2. There’s an interesting article on The Saker which explains much that I didn’t know about The Ukraine. It’s linked in this week’s Woodpile Report.

    3. It was a test firing of the engines, even a dragon needs to clear its throat before a performance.

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