TechnoChitlins

…nuggets of information, idiocy, and music from Lower Alabama

Category: Interesting stuff (Page 1 of 4)

Hurdy-Gurdy

A link my son sent me-

All kinds of awesome…

 

 

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On this day in 1692 an earthquake devastated Port Royal, Jamaica, Captain Morgan’s pirate headquarters and widely regarded as the “most wicked city in the world”. The damage was so severe that it was never rebuilt, and the pirates’ army’s sway over the Caribbean was pretty much ended.

Check out the book Empire of Blue Water for the story.

Aaarh! indeed.

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1009 meters…

What your slightly tweaked Mauser is capable of. This is a plain-jane hunting rifle with one small addition…

Food for thought for all the Chris Kyle wannabees.

via Van der Leun

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Who wants to go to SPACE? (part deux)

This is a bigger deal than Blue Origin. This was a working, payload-carrying rocket.

Ad astra per aspera!

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Ghost Ship

Looks like it’s straight out of a ghost story- but the truth is a little different

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A kayaker found this while paddling the Ohio River. Details here.

via GoodShit

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How the wolves changed a river

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Especially for you, Beano

via Van der Leun

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