U.S. pilot scares off Iranians with ‘Top Gun’-worthy stunt: ‘You really ought to go home’ – Washington Times

In what only can be described as a scene out of Tom Cruise’s “Top Gun,” Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, Air Force chief of staff, describes how F-22 stealth jets scared off Iranian jets from a U.S. drone flying in international airspace. via U.S. pilot … [Continue reading]

Your Government at Work, Army Corps of Engineers Division

Our Government is out of money. That's given. Related but unrelated, our Government=Things we do together. The Army Corps of Engineers recently decided that plowing Govt. Park access fees back into the parks through non-profits is verboten, … [Continue reading]

Best Police quip of the year:

Wait for it.... Owner isn’t blaming dog for accidental shooting, Police say By Deanna Boyddboyd@star-telegram.com FORT WORTH — Surprisingly, this canine isn’t in the doghouse. A 78-year-old woman was shot in the foot late Saturday when her … [Continue reading]

Defikopter drone air-drops a defibrillator to EMTs on the ground

The Defikopter is a UAV that can be activated by a smartphone app to automatically take to the skies and drop a defibrillator to medical personnel on the ground, shaving precious seconds from the time it takes to receive treatment for cardiac … [Continue reading]

The Untold Story of the Battle of Camp Bastion

One year ago this month, under cover of night, fifteen Taliban, dressed as American soldiers, snuck onto one of the largest air bases in Afghanistan. What followed was a bloody confrontation highlighting a startling security lapse, with hundreds of … [Continue reading]

Happy Birthday to our youngest

Wedding day

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A Special ‘Thank You’ to the TSA | The Truth About Guns

Let the man explain. No, seriously. Let me explain . . .via A Special 'Thank You' to the TSA | The Truth About Guns. Good on someone. hope this doesn't get someone in trouble. … [Continue reading]

Jeffrey Singer: The Man Who Was Treated for $17,000 Less – WSJ.com

Medical sticker-shock, and one mans' remedy. By JEFFREY A. SINGEREvery so often I have an extraordinary and surprising experience with a patient—the kind that makes us both say, "Wow, we've learned something from this." One such … [Continue reading]

What genius looks like


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Rare Diseases Give Jenny McCarthy Life-Time Achievement Award | Medical Satire – GomerBlog

Gomerblog is killing it these days. LOS ANGELES, CA – Thursday night the 197,788th annual rare-disease awards, formally known as the common disease awards, brought the house down at the Staples Center. via Rare Diseases Give Jenny McCarthy … [Continue reading]

Just in case you thought you were okay with a yo-yo

You're not. Wow. … [Continue reading]

Budweiser is most popular beer among injured ER patients, pilot study says – NBC News.com

There's a weird risk factor. What's AB putting in their beers?* Though Budweiser has 9.1 percent of the national beer market, it represented 15 percent of the of the E.R. “market.” The disparity was even more pronounced for Steel Reserve. It has … [Continue reading]

Jay Leno interviews Obama

Every Presidential conference should be as good as this was. http://gdoc.it/16tFxoN I get why people voted for him. Were his words deeds, I'd have voted for him. Yet. … [Continue reading]

US Football coach, and soccer (football?)

Hahaha. Enjoy. … [Continue reading]

Vivaldi. On the Electric guitar.

And done really, really well by a 14 year old girl. Amazing. The classics live. … [Continue reading]