BB-61 Iowa Broadsides Shoot

Just in case you’ve never seen such a thing: Unfortunately, the last 4 battleships were decommissioned several years ago. A very good friend of mine was on BB-61 when the turret was blown up. Thankfully, he survived. I think this might still have some deterrent value, even in today’s world.

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Shock Trials CVN-71

For those who might not know, the Navy tried to blow up (or at least break the keel of) our ship. Yes, you can feel the deck drop out from under you, and yes, this is not a pleasant experience. On the positive side, this is one tough son-of-a-bitch ship. Incoming missiles? No problem. 6500…

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Xubuntu 12.10 and SheepShaver

[This will probably be a running post as I figure out how to make things better] Out of the box, the Non-SDL version of SheepShaver seems to function okay on Xubuntu 12.10 after a couple of changes: Initially, I was receiving failures based on libesd. The first thing I had to do was install libesd0…

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Permanent pairing of mouse with Xubuntu 12.10

In the event you cannot get Xubuntu 12.10 to pair with your Bluetooth mouse after each reboot, try clicking on the Bluetooth icon in the Panel and then click Devices. Select the mouse you want to pair with each time, right-click and click Trust. This should cause your system to automatically pair with the mouse…

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