Military-Grade Awesome

I Can’t Drive 55: The LCAC

I’m on a bit of a military kick. Probably because much of our technology has its roots in the military. That computer you are reading this post on and the intertubes that transport it to your monitor both hearken back to military needs. So does the Landing Craft Air Cushion.
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Military-Grade Awesome, Technostalgia

Nuclear-Powered Freedom

The dual-propulsion Convair B-36 is already an awesome bomber, and a true hybrid. How, then, do you make it more awesomer? Well, if it’s 1946 you add a nuclear power plant and go commie hunting. Continue reading Nuclear-Powered Freedom