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Cool GoPro Video from 100,000 ft

We have seen these GoPro videos from skiers and featuring eagles as they soar through canyons. This is the best one that I have seen to date. These nerds (my peeps) built a cage and placed a GoPro camera and a Galaxy Note II (for GPS) in it. They did the calculations. They launched the thing, but then promptly lost it. It was found two years later with some amazing photos.

 

Why John McCain is wrong on Syria

John McCain, the same guy who sang Bomb, Bomb Iran, thinks that we need to bomb Syria. Why? Sure, I know that the Syrian government is killing their own citizens. The question is do we have a dog in this hunt? The answer is no. We don’t have any national interest in Syria. There is no oil in Syria. There are no shipping lanes thru Syria. Our job is not to jump into every conflict in the world. As a superpower, our job should be to try to use all of the tools in our toolbox to try to stop the bloodshed. Bombing Syria should be one of the last tools that we pull out. (Personally, I don’t think that bombing Syria will do anything beyond getting more civilians killed.)

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