Author Archives: quilly

The future of Robotics

I have just two words for this:Red Hair A Japanese company claims to have reached the next level in developing the most genuine looking sex doll which comes complete with realistic feeling skin and authentic looking eyes. Orient Industry say … Continue reading

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Has Police Militarization Jumped the Shark?

Josh Marshall is the editor and publisher of Talking Points Memo, a left of center blog. His recent editorial about the military equipment that almost every police officer now has echoes what a lot of us on the libertarian/conservative side … Continue reading

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Purely for it’s value to the Great Game

First Pitch At Taiwanese Game Borders On Striptease

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Archon owes SFF Fandom an Apology.

The spineless cads who run the Archon Convention Committee have dis-invited Tim Bolgeo as Fan Guest of Honor. His crime? Running an unfiltered, private e-zine. More on Uncle Timmy later. But first a question for the Archon Con-Com: Have you … Continue reading

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Douchebags and Comments on Procurement

Some people are experts in some things; but that doesn’t really make them experts in other things regardless of how smart they are. Take for example weapon procurement. First, let me give you my background. I made E-5 at age … Continue reading

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Another Premium Update

Our insurance contribution rose 67%. Mrs. QM is a union member and the last contract had a stepped and predictable increase. Unless there were unforeseen, dramatic increases in the base cost of the coverage. Gee, who didn’t see that coming? … Continue reading

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Still no movement from StopBadware.org

I wil ask my ISP provider to check the site for malware. If it comes up clean tomorrow I am filing suit against them

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Stop Badware is an evil organization

A link to a malware site was posted in comments on this blog on the evening of 9/16/13. It was removed om 9/17/13 and verified by Google within hours. As of this posting the evil bastards at www.stopbadware.org have yet … Continue reading

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Verification

google-site-verification: google9b4a8a1304b1aaac.html

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Working on it

Deep, nasty bug planted. Almost gone. Then I will have to request review by the various site crawlers to set us free.

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Malicious link

Somehow a redirect to “Adult Friend Finder” has been placed somewhere in comments. If you’ve ever been to a site where the advertise, such as Live Leaks, they might have dropped a cookie on you which triggers the redirect.

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Paying Forward.

In April Marcus posted that I was having trouble paying the bill for this place. And I was. He asked for help and we got it. Now someone else needs help. My friend Sarah, who was a former shuttle PM Continue reading

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Moderation

I’ve set the bar higher on comments. Unless you’ve had several comments posted and approved your comment will be held in moderation. If you attempt to register with a bad email account your comment will go straight down the spam … Continue reading

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A lesson in the Stoopid and of digging holes.

After LibertyCon several people wrote posts about the Con. All in all it was favorable. In the comment sections of two blogs the subject of a panel on publishing came up. Specifically the need for writers to carefully read contracts. … Continue reading

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The Religion of Peace, eh?

It seems that several days ago, on Canada Day the Mounties caught a self-radicalized muslim couple hoping blast some pressure cooker bombs in from of the Provincial Legistature.  John Stewart Nuttall and Amanda Marie Korody were self-radicalised and inspired by … Continue reading

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Winter Survival Shelter

This video is very close to how I made the shelter I lived in for three days when trapped by an ice storm. My variation is to find a big pine, cut the bottom limb off completely and use the … Continue reading

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Thunder from your Junk

Contributor BLT posted this elsewhere, and it’s worth the laugh. PSA from BLT about the dangers of dry, cold weather and static electricity: “So it’s been damned cold here for weeks. The furnace is running more often than not. I’m … Continue reading

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Most awesomest Short Ribs EVAH!

If you don’t have a dutch oven, stop reading here and go read the latest Day by Day cartoon. At least you’ll get something worth while from this post. Cooking the entire dish in a single dutch oven adds layers … Continue reading

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A Deck of Cards

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Why Americans Are Uneducated via Piers Morgan

If you haven’t seen this you should. Piers Morgan is an absolute ass. Again. I, frankly couldn’t watch the whole thing, he is that big of an obnoxious jackass.

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