Bathroom Defenders

I’ve seen all kinds of nonsense in comment threads in some of the places I hang out. Folks somehow think that North Carolina’s recently passed HB 2 somehow requires that there be some kind of guards at restroom doors who will check either ID’s or undies. I don’t really think they believe this, but they do like […]

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Nuclear Friday: Little Genie

What a beautiful picture of a desert sunset. Most of the readers of The Big Board probably suspect that’s not really the sun, and it isn’t. It’s nuclear weapon caught just after the secondary flash. At this brief moment it’s hotter than the sun by far, though not nearly as powerful. In 1957 this was the least powerful nuclear […]

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