Monthly Archives: October 2010

Historical Perspective

When someone tells you that political campagins are nastier now than they’ve ever been before, just laugh. They need some historical perspective: You should also laugh if anyone talks about “the good old days” or suggests things are worse now … Continue reading

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SpaceShipTwo – VSS Enterprise, First Crewed Free Flight Video

On the morning of October 10, 2010 VSS Enterprise (SpaceShipTwo) conducted its first crewed glide test. Here is a video from Virgin Galactic by way of YouTube: Send to Kindle

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Quote for the Day

Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves. William Pitt the Younger, Speech in the House of Commons (November 18, 1783) Send to Kindle

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