Slightly Thaumatropical Hot Links

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Ken Nordine – Flibberty Jib – 1957

Matches.

Tesla Valve.

The Buffalo Song [ht/ JW].

Very cool interactive photos of WWII [h/t B&P].

Tesla Valve demonstration… using propane [h/t Phil].

Fun Facts To Know And Tell:

A new kind of spider was discovered in 2012. It has a velvet body and lives underground, hence the genus name LouReedia.

“After hearing the Guinness Book of World Records planned to name him the most litigious man, one federal prisoner did what he does best — he sued.” Story here.

Dr. Tatiana’s Sex Advice to All Creation reports that sea turtles need to watch their backs, because bottle-nosed dolphins enjoy having sex with them (as well as with sharks and eels). [Source]


[Top image: On 16 May 2020, the USS Portland disabled a UAV with a laser. Story & video here.]


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6 Responses to “Slightly Thaumatropical Hot Links”

  1. geoff Says:

    Been trying for years to get R&D funding to incorporate Tesla valves into an oscillating heat pipe.

    Someday…

  2. Phil Says:

    LOL! I think you have to be a certain age to get that Velvet Underground joke.

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