Category Archives: Coolosity

Sunday, Gunnie Fun Day

I went shooting today with a couple of my coworkers. While my shoulder’s still sore (some seven hours later) from firing two rounds from a 10-gauge shotgun, it’s a good kind of sore. We fired my new .500 S&W Magnum … Continue reading

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A Quote (from memory) for Today

This quote for today is pretty much word-for-word. However, since I’m quoting, by memory, from an article I read in an issue of analog SCIENCE FICTION/SCIENCE FACT sometime around 1976*, I can’t vouch for complete accuracy. The principle remains intact, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, John Moses Browning!

158 years ago today, John Moses Browning, the firearms designer who essentially introduced the modern era of firearms design, was born. You may remember him from such hits as the M1911, the BAR and (my personal favorite) Ma Deuce. Thanks … Continue reading

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Hasting Views!

I just want to thank everyone for the fact that, as of this writing, my blog views stat is at 1066 views. Since I missed commemorating my blog’s 1024th view, I figured that noting that my blog views had reached … Continue reading

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Thank You, Jonah Goldberg

This video of Jefferson Airplane’s “White Rabbit,” made of clips from Star Trek, comes to you courtesy of The Goldberg File:

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Fun Gun Question

Once again, The Pants-Free Floridian has started an entertaining gun meme: “What is the most fun firearm you own and why?“ Right now, it’s a neck-and-neck competition between my 9mm Beretta Cx4 Storm carbine and my 300 AAC Blackout AR-15 … Continue reading

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Days

So, if 3/14 is “Pi Day,” would today (5/15) be “Quadrophenia Day“?

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If You’re Reading This…

Congratulations! You survived the “immanentization of the Eschaton,” which (as we all know) happened on Walpurgisnacht. (Fnord). Oh, and for those of you who didn’t expect the Eschaton to be immanentized:

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Deadly (Pitching) Arms Update #1

Jamie Moyer (the subject of this post), is officially the oldest pitcher to win a major-league baseball game. Note that the previous record-holder (Jack Quinn, of the Brooklyn Dodgers) won his game in 1932, and only pitched two innings. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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