The Internet Almanac


#261

Also see Tyler Rogoway’s articles on this - I’ve linked the latest one, which I’m sure hyperlinks the earlier stuff.


#262

I‘m going with

I suspect the story is just one professional charlatan who has embedded himself in the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, plus one or a few supervisors he’s managed to fool.

I have a professionally low opinion of USPTO examination as a rule, but fair play to the examiner in this case for insisting that inventions have to be (a) properly described and (b) scientifically plausible.


#263

I work in federal government, and it’s so much this.


#264

“We would be colonizing Andromeda right now if Hypatia wasn’t burned at the stake, and started the CHRISTIAN Dark Ages.”

Oh yes, keep going, I’m almost there.