Nagasaki

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The decisive end to World War 2 came about 74 years ago today with the Atomic bombing of the port city of Nagasaki.  The Empire of Japan having not really believed what happened a few days prior at Hiroshima did not head the warning the US was giving and as such, something terrible happened. Thankfully … Continued

Earth Day

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Welcome to Earth, 3rd Rock from the Sun.  Today is the day that we celebrate it.  I’m not sure why, something from the 1970s.  Anyway despite what you might think you know about me, I do support the earth.  I like it, I love it, I want some more of it.  In fact, I’ve gone … Continued

Seventy Seven, Remember

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The Infamous day was Seventy Seven years ago.  The speech will happen tomorrow.  But the day is today.  Remember it.

SR-71 The Music Video

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There is not much else to say except watch this grainy 80s era video showcasing the fastest airplane ever made.  Watch it, enjoy it, re-live the golden era. {reddit}

Drawing a Dreamliner

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Here you can watch as the 737 MAX 9 and the 787-10 are flown in a synchronized aerial ballet that is one of a kind.  On the ground each of these planes is large, but when you see them flying next to each other that close in the air you can really appreciate the massive … Continued

Veterans Day

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Today is Veterans Day.  It’s important to remember all the causalities of our nation’s 240 year history.  Originally, this day was set to mark the end of The Great War.  However, over time, the USA changed it to honor all veterans of the United States Armed Forces.

3D Wooden Topographic Map of the US

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redditor noahhl has spent in his estimate, 200 hours, building this scale model of the 50 States of America out of wood.  Did I mention it’s a topographic map?  Yea, he set up his CNC machine to cut out the mountains and valleys of the states.  The 50 states are represented by 15 different wood … Continued

F-22 Demo Air Show

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I went to an Air Show this weekend, this is the awesome demo of the USAF F-22 Raptor.  It’s really something to see the abilities of the F-22.  It just sits there in the sky, being all awesome like.  It’s easy to see how it’s the most advanced fighter jet in service right now.  Forget … Continued

National Park Week 2015

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The National Park Service is having their annual celebration of themselves for the week of April 18, through April 26th.  This year marks the 99th year of the service.  Some of the Parks themselves are over 100 years old, the oldest, Yellowstone, from the 1872.  Yosemite was protected 8 years prior, but it wasn’t federalized … Continued

The Blue Angels

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I love me a good air show.  I’ve traveled the country to go to some, none of the “best ones” but one out at Nellis AFB, and one in Chicago.  If you’ve never been to an air show you have to go.  Try to go to one that’s at a U.S. Air Base if you … Continued