FYI September 22, 2016

Andrew Liszewski: Guy Builds a Water-Cooled 72,000-Lumen Flashlight and Boy Is It Bright

 

Bryan Menegus: How Building a New Mosquito Could End Malaria

 

Angry Controllers and Pilots swearing arguing on Live ATC | July 2016

 

 

Images September 22, 2016

David E Biddinger

David E Biddinger

David E Biddinger

David E Biddinger

 

1bottle

 

babyscream

Shorpy September 22, 2016

San Francisco, 1921. "California Street east from Montgomery." 8x10 nitrate negative, late of the Wyland Stanley/Marilyn Blaisdell collections.

San Francisco, 1921. “California Street east from Montgomery.” 8×10 nitrate negative, late of the Wyland Stanley/Marilyn Blaisdell collections.

Quotes September 22, 2016

An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive business advantage.
Jack Welch,
corporate leader and author

‘The banker had a bit of a slither to her walk, and his feelings for her were akin to a phobia of snakes.’
Carol O’Connell’s Mallory series

“The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.”
Barbara De Angelis

“Don’t let perfect be the enemy of the good.”
Voltaire

Man is only truly great when he acts from the passions.
Benjamin Disraeli,
prime minister

907 Updates September 21, 2016

Four males against one 72 year old. Obviously this man is scary as fuc@ since these youngsters were afraid to go one on one with him~.
Michelle Theriault Boots: 72-year-old man beaten in home invasion remains in critical condition
The attackers were described as “four Samoan males, one very heavy set, three of average build, one with wavy blonde hair,” police said.

Once again,the brouhaha on National Anthemn being played before a game.  Not real life, a game.
Colin Kaepernick Has been playing football since 2011, now in 2016 he is concerned about racial problems. He will kneel before a game, will he forfeit his pay for playing a game?

Why is it a concern now?  Also, football is just a game, and is anyone being forced to play?  Why do these kids not want their names publicized? 
Stephan Wiebe:  West High football players who knelt during national anthem aren’t speaking publicly
Beth Bragg contributed to this report.
The district’s policy on patriotic assembly gives students the right to not participate in the daily Pledge of Allegiance:  “A student who chooses not to participate must maintain a respectful silence and may not be disruptive while others are reciting the pledge.”

 

Would you take one-time PFD payout instead of a year-to-year?
Ben Anderson: On Friday, Alaskans will find out this year’s PFD amount — and what it could have been

 

Please stop by Boom! Coffee! Any day at any time. Open 24 hours on the corner of Arctic and International. Local Kaladi coffee, we make our own whipped cream and fruit smoothies up to 32 oz.!!! Red bull drinks and lots of great smiles. Thank you.

Please stop by Boom! Coffee! Any day at any time. Open 24 hours on the corner of Arctic and International. Local Kaladi coffee, we make our own whipped cream and fruit smoothies up to 32 oz.!!!
Red bull drinks and lots of great smiles. Thank you.

Paula Dobbyn: Need some midnight espresso? New 24-hour coffee hut opens in Anchorage
Pat Kinnebrew, who co-owns the business, said he expects the coffee hut to also be popular with cabbies, police, and others who work night shifts.
Seven women have been hired to cover the dayside hours. Two men — a former Marine and a former Thursday Night at the Fights boxer – are scheduled to work the graveyard shifts, Woody said.

 

Tegan Hanlon: YWCA Alaska names this year’s Women of Achievement
The presentation is set for 5:15 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Discovery Theatre at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts.

The 2016 Women of Achievement are:
Sheri Buretta, chair of the Chugach Alaska Corp. board of directors
Judith Crotty, Wells Fargo community development regional manager
Mara Kimmel, Alaska Institute for Justice co-founder and Anchorage first lady
Kris Norosz, Icicle Seafoods’ director of government affairs
Deena Paramo, Anchorage School District superintendent
Elizabeth Ripley, Mat-Su Health Foundation executive director
Elizabeth Pierce, Quintillion Subsea Operations chief executive
The Rev. Julia Seymour, pastor at Lutheran Church of Hope
Alaska state Rep. Ivy Spohnholz, D-Anchorage
Carol Swartz, Kenai Peninsula College’s Kachemak Bay campus director

 

 

JBERDV

FYI September 21, 2016

Justin T. Westbrook: Chill As Fuck Pilot Somehow Still Chill After Terrifying Runway Collision

 

Hometown?
Weirdest Town Names in the US

 

Casey Chan: Watch a Huge Crowd of People Miraculously Make Way for an Ambulance to Get Through

 

Adobe Your Own Spin on Patterns

 

Slowcooker Mac n Cheese

 

Michael Ballaban: I Have No Idea How Anyone Walked Away From This Massive Apache Helicopter Crash

 

 

Music September 21, 2016

Images September 21, 2016

 

 

olderlessdrama

Steven Paul Judd

Steven Paul Judd

supermanphboothboyfriendfortgravityinvented

Rick Kaiser

Rick Kaiser

guncontrolstupidoldagefairiesolderiget

Shorpy August 3, 2016

 

A native American watching the newly completed transcontinental railroad in  Nevada (1868)

A native American watching the newly completed transcontinental railroad in Nevada (1868)

 

  Princeton students after a Freshman/Sophomore snowball fight (1893)

Princeton students after a Freshman/Sophomore snowball fight (1893)

 

 

Somewhere in San Francisco circa 1920. "Oakland touring car."

Somewhere in San Francisco circa 1920. “Oakland touring car.”

 

"Frances Alda May 1921." The Australian soprano and frequent Caruso collaborator Frances Alda shipboard in New York. 5x7 glass negative.

“Frances Alda May 1921.” The Australian soprano and frequent Caruso collaborator Frances Alda shipboard in New York. 5×7 glass negative.

 

A  US soldier offering his hand to a woman leaving a cave. during WWII.

A US soldier offering his hand to a woman leaving a cave.
during WWII.

Music September 22, 2016