Gongol.com Archives: November 2019

Brian Gongol

November 26, 2019

Threats and Hazards Presidential pardons shouldn't create "moral blank check" for war crimes

There is a reason you will find no equivocation in the Honor Oath at the US Air Force Academy: "We will not lie, steal, or cheat, nor tolerate among us anyone who does. Furthermore, I resolve to do my duty and to live honorably, (so help me God)."

Threats and Hazards Turkey fryers or weapons of semi-mass destruction?

$70 for a tool to burn down your own home

Weather and Disasters "Fire in Paradise"

(Video) A sobering and important documentary. Do make the time to watch it.

Science and Technology Why aren't inverted chevrons used on more vehicles?

The pattern seems like it should be used on every tow truck, ambulance, fire truck, cop car, and rescue vehicle out there. Maybe even school buses. Data on the subject seems strangely sparse, but it seems hard to believe that visibility isn't enhanced.

Aviation News FAA to test shrinking distance between airline seats

Seat pitch is already close to zero-margin as it already is

News Compelling beyond words

(Video) A young woman documents her life in Aleppo, from student protester to mother under siege

Weather and Disasters Watch a "bomb cyclone" go off

Friends, that's ear-popping territory.

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