Author: haiku

Speaks little and then only in tech haikus

Starhopper

The stars are the limit: https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/08/starhopper-aces-test-sets-up-full-scale-prototype-flights-this-year/ On Tuesday evening, in South Texas, SpaceX launched its Starhopper test vehicle for the second time. During this test, it flew much higher than last month, nearly straight up to 150 meters. Then, under the power of…

Garam Masala

For you curry lovers out there. Recipe by: Kitchen Barbarian “This is a quick Garam Masala (Indian spice) mix. Garam Masala is better when made with whole spices that have been roasted and ground, but this is a quick and…

Gender discrimination

Several papers report that a drinker has won a discrimination case against a brewery after he was stopped from buying its “women-only” beer at one of its bars. According to the Mirror: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/man-sues-brewdog-sex-discrimination-16534136 Thomas Bower, 27, had wanted a Pink…

Vehicles

1. ’89 Countach reviewed: https://jalopnik.com/the-lamborghini-countach-is-great-because-it-was-terrib-1818551699 2. Tea making in the tank: https://foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com/british-tanks-have-had-tea-making-equipment-installed-s-1834305853 Less than a week after the invasion of Normandy, the British 22nd Armored Brigade was ordered to break through the German line and head for the city of…