Journal

Nonsense Words

Observation. There are a lot of words and phrases that get thrown around that are essentially meaningless or contradictory. They become buzzwords that seem like they have value but are just filler. There is a car repair tv commercial that runs locally here fairly often. The ad has an announcer that says, "we specialize in foreign and domestic vehicles." Well, that's like ALL vehicles. And that's the opposite of what "specialize" means. There are no Alpha Centauri vehicles. If you... Read More

Hard Luck Hank 3, Prince of Suck gif files

Someone pointed out that the audio listeners never got access to the .gif files that I spent a lot of time getting for Prince of Suck. Since obviously I couldn't put URLs in audio. But some of these characters were never shown in any other place. I'm including the URLs from the book here. If the links don't work, let me know or try and swap in hardluckhank.com domain instead, though it should redirect you. BUT CONSIDER THEM SPOILERS IF... Read More

HLH 3 files

I had my website redone and moved to an entirely new host. This broke all my links to my public files including my animated gifs that I peppered throughout HLH 3, Prince of Suck. If you all could test them to see if the links are up and in the right order, I would appreciate it. I think I caught them all, but I was going between a lot of different sources and files and I have different access than... Read More

Nuke

Nuke stuff is always an interesting read because the numbers are so mind-boggling. The SL-1, or Stationary Low-Power Reactor Number One, was a United States Army experimental nuclear power reactor in the United States that underwent a steam explosion and meltdown on January 3, 1961, killing its three operators. The direct cause was the improper withdrawal of the central control rod, responsible for absorbing neutrons in the reactor core. The event is the only reactor accident in the U.S. that resulted in immediate fatalities. The design power was 3 megawatts (thermal), but some 4.7... Read More