Innovative Icebreaker Design Cuts Wider Path, But With Risk Of a Rougher Ride

There is a new icebreaker ship being built in Finland called the Baltika. When the ship is constructed it will be used by Russia.The interesting thing about the Baltika is that the ship has an asymmetric hull that will cut a wider clear path for shipping than do current icebreakers. (Above–An image of the Baltika from the […]

The Price of a Cell Phone Battery

My soldier had confirmation last week that he would indeed be deploying to Afghanistan next year. Bear in mind that we are supposedly going through a ‘drawdown’ in Afghanistan through 2014. But then again, we’ve now signed an agreement with Afghanistan to help them ‘police’ things for ten years (at least) after that. When will […]