Weekend Reading CXCVII

by uber

Remember Zip Disks? These Election Departments do

I lived out of (several) Zip disks for the duration of my undergraduate career. The click of death of a drive chewing a disk still stalks my nightmares.


Primitive Technology

This fellow builds huts and traps and other things in the Australian wilderness from scratch. It’s real-life Minecraft; I bet the Australian Creepers are poisonous as well as explosive.


The Most Expensive Weapon Ever Built

The US Spends more money than the next seven biggest military budgets. It’s a truly astonishing amount of money, almost impossible to comprehend.