Category: Technology & ideas

scientific developments, inventions, design, sci fi

Cracking the glass floor

Let’s just summarise this: # Chicago, home of leftwing loonery; # Windy city; # ‘Modern’ design, e.g. Alton Towers, Florida bridge # 103rd floor outside the building; # Nothing to grab onto at all. What could possibly go wrong?

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…

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…