November 2012

The Karar Soviet Jumping Tank Design.

by Daniel Russ on November 30, 2012

Post image for The Karar Soviet Jumping Tank Design.

Karar, Soviet Jumping Tank Design Karar Soviet Jumping Tank Design Drawn up in 1942, the Karar was an idea well outside the box of most war designers.   This nine foot tall machine was an armored sphere carrying submachine guns or anti yank rifles. Locomotion was provided by six large spring driven legs that jumped […]

Share

{ 0 comments }

The Roller Tank, Soviet Armor Design From The 1940s.

by Daniel Russ on November 29, 2012

Post image for The Roller Tank, Soviet Armor Design From The 1940s.

  The Roller Tank, A Soviet Armor Design The Venkoval, Soviet Roller Tank Variations       I do not know exactly where these were sourced. I found a website called Dieselpunks, an online community for the Punk culture. On One of the editors is a Russian national who has unearthed some early Soviet tank […]

Share

{ 0 comments }

Great Article In The Wall Street Journal Asks The Big Questions About Flying.

November 28, 2012

“Why has the regulation remained in force for so long despite the lack of solid evidence to support it? Human minds are notoriously overzealous “cause detectors.” When two events occur close in time, and one plausibly might have caused the other, we tend to assume it did. There is no reason to doubt the anecdotes […]

Share
Read the full article →

Iron Dome, The Real Winner Of The latest Gaza-Israeli Clash.

November 27, 2012

    Iron Dome Radar And Launch Vehicle.   Barzel Cipat, or Iron Hat (Iron Dome) is an all weather air defense system designed to intercept short range missiles and rockets up to 45 miles away. This includes the Grads fired by Gazans and the homemade unguided Qassams. Raphael Advanced Defense Systems developed the system […]

Share
Read the full article →

The Johnson Treatment

November 26, 2012

  From the University of Iowa comes the Johnson Treatment, as series of revealing photographs that demonstrate how intimidating Lyndon Baines Johnson could be.          The Johnson Treatment Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

Share
Read the full article →

General “Lightnin” Joe Collins On How The Japanese And German Soldiers Differed In World War II.

November 25, 2012

  “They were radically different. The German was far more skilled than the Japanese. Most of the Japanese that we fought were not skilled men. Not skilled leaders. The German had a professional army. . . . The Japanese army was very much like ours in a sense. They had a small corps of officers […]

Share
Read the full article →

Ball Lightning In Saudi Arabia. Amazing.

November 24, 2012

Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

Share
Read the full article →

This Is Absolutely Brilliant. A Low Tech Method Of Clearing Land Mines. The Mine Kafon.

November 23, 2012

Every year around the world, civilians pay the price for the use of landmines. Every hour, two people in the world are killed by a landmine. Not combatants. Just people living among the detritus of wars past. This idea is so amazing and it comes from a person who grew up in a place where […]

Share
Read the full article →

Boeing’s Phantom Ray UAV Technology Test Bed.

November 22, 2012

    The Phantom Ray is Boeing’s technology testbed and demonstrator. Essentially operated by a workstation crew, it can flew itself to the target and allow the operators to perform reconnaissance, signal intelligence, and air defense suppression. This cool thing won’t be over a battlefield. It will lay the way for many more weapons systems […]

Share
Read the full article →

The Landgraf H-2. The Helicopter That Almost Was.

November 21, 2012

    The Landgraf H-2   Fred Landgraf had dream of building helicopters for the US Government. He developed the H-2 while working in Los Angeles. The H-2 first flew on 2 November 1944 and the company was awarded a development contract by the United States Army. The H-2 was not developed further or bought […]

Share
Read the full article →

Did Anonymous Save The Election From A Rove Arranged Hack?

November 20, 2012

  I don’t know if this is real. But is is interesting. Perhaps,  this is why Rove was so adamant that Romney would win. He knew there was a way to steal the election in place and that he would look prescient by insisting through the doomsday crowd that Obama was re-elected.   Source: Addictinginfo.org […]

Share
Read the full article →

Tecumseh. Chief Of The Shawnee Had To Correct Governor Christopher Harrison’s Servants.

November 19, 2012

    Tecumseh, Chief of the Shawnee Governor of Indiana Territory, Christopher Harrison, was negotiating with Tecumseh, the Chief of the Shawnee in 1810. Tecumseh arrived and the Governor had a large chair brought in for him. The servant who brought the chair in said “Your father has provided a chair for you.”   Tecumseh […]

Share
Read the full article →

Around Saipan The United States And The Imperial Japanese Brought The Biggest Ships And More Naval Firepower Than The World Had Seen Previously.

November 18, 2012

    Admiral Marc Mitscher   Dawn. June 17th 1944, the United States Navy is about to hammer Saipan in the drive to Marianna Islands. Airfields and other real estate features favored the Marianna’s Island as a staging area for B-29 bombers on the attack of the mainland. The strategy this revealed was the notion […]

Share
Read the full article →

Astronauts Criticize Obama’s NASA Budget.

November 17, 2012

  Gene Cernan     Gene Cernan, Commander of Apollo 17 had this to say about Obama’s NASA budget:   “For The United States, the leading space faring nation for nearly half a century, to be without carriage to low Earth orbit and with no human exploration capability to go beyond Earth orbit for an […]

Share
Read the full article →

Ulysses S. Grant Despised The War On Mexico.

November 16, 2012

Ulysses S Grant   The Alamo is what most Americans remember about the conflict between Mexico and the Texian settlers. One would be remiss to forget that relations between Texians and Mexicans was not always acerbic. In fact starting from the 1820s the Mexican government encouraged emigration. They had the land and thusly the Mexicans […]

Share
Read the full article →

The Wow Signal.

November 15, 2012

  The Wow Signal On August 15th, 1977, for 72 seconds, a strong narrowband carrier wave was detected by the Big Ear radio telescope at Ohio State University.   The characteristics of the signal would strongly suggest that it was not a natural phenomenon but a manufactured one.   It was broadcasting at 1420.456 MHz. […]

Share
Read the full article →

Perhaps The Most Embarrassing Thing A Pilot Could Ever Do.

November 14, 2012

  Ioannis Metxas   Ioannis Metaxas was a Greek general and Prime Minister who served early during World War II. Metaxas began as a civil ruler and transformed into a dictator. He was also a pilot and once during an inspection of an airbase off the coast, he was invited to fly the new flying […]

Share
Read the full article →

One Of The Most Significant UFO Sightings In History.

November 13, 2012

  B-52 Radarscope Photo Indicating UFO   Nuclear Weapons were wielded by three portions of the United States military during the Cold War. The Navy carried nukes on submarines and the US Army operated fixed silos. The third leg of the nuclear triad was the Strategic Air Command that carried nukes in the air 24/7 […]

Share
Read the full article →

A Heart-Felt Letter To My Republican Friends:

November 12, 2012

            How To Exit Hell.     First of all. Hell Doesn’t Really Exist. We Create It In Our Minds, And Then We Move Into It. And Then We Cry Out For Help.     I know most of you will not read a single word of this letter. Unless […]

Share
Read the full article →

Roosevelt’s Feelings About The Second Bill Of Rights And Fairness.

November 11, 2012

Related Posts:No Virginia, Franklin Roosevelt Did Not Ride In Al Capone’s Armored Car.Tinker Tailor Soldier Professional Baseball Player. The Incredible Story of Moe Berg.Bigotry Is The Wet Nurse Of Torture.Excogitating On The Eastern FrontTeddy Roosevelt’s Bigfoot

Share
Read the full article →