A bit of history, a film that tells how Skywriting was done. Since there's not a lot of skywriting being done nowadays this is quite an interesting time capsule. It tells what needs to be used (smoke oil and the difficulties to overcome to spell out letters in the sky and upside down too. Bitchin!
I don't usually post political stuff, but this was just too good not to... Jack
Keith Olbermann's "special comment" last night about rampant Congressional corruption in the face of proposed public-option health care reform was/is a classic. He stated the basics, which is that Republicans are paid big money for serving the insurance industry, Big Pharma, hospitals, HMO's and nursing homes. Same deal with Blue Dog Democrats. He named names... A little long, but this aired 3 times last night...
To celebrate Independence Day, some guys thought that shooting fireworks from RC planes—using an electrical firing system—was a great safe idea. Judging by the music, however, it seems they were celebrating Hitler's invasion of Poland.