Author: Chuckles

Mysterious tech-minded ghost

The Higgins boat

So now you know: https://jalopnik.com/time-to-pay-your-respects-to-the-plywood-boat-that-help-1835301842 The actual business of getting over 100,000 soldiers and a metric crapton of vehicles and equipment from the ocean on to land is a decidedly non-trivial problem, one that the Allies solved with a brilliant…

Casing the joint

Testing out joint strength: https://woodgears.ca/joint_strength/ I had previously tested a mortise and tenon joint against a dowel joint for strength. In that test the mortise and tenon joint won. But questions remained – how much stronger is one joint vs.…

Raptor engine

Click pic and keep clicking to embiggen: We’ll also break down and explain all the different engine cycle types so you know what the full flow staged combustion cycle is, how it works, and how it compares to the other…

Just like everything else

https://www.dailywire.com/news/47632/listen-clinton-gore-advisor-naomi-wolfs-new-book-hank-berrien Speaking with interviewer Matthew Street about her new book, “Outrages,” author Naomi Wolf, who was an advisor to both Bill Clinton and Al Gore and wrote a famous feminist book, “The Beauty Myth,” that was reportedly chock-full of inaccuracies, found…