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T is for Trepanning

I have never quite worked out why my entry on h2g2 about Trepanning received so much attention. For a while, I had the draft version of the article on this website and it easily accounted for the bulk of search engine traffic over any given year. Humanity has always innovated in the strangest way, using…
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April 27, 2016 0

L is for Lip Balm

For today, I return to h2g2 where I spent many great years. I mean years – given this entry comes from 2007 and my original entries appeared in 1999. Here I handled the subject of Lip Balm Addiction, something that I have struggled with myself. I started playing musical instruments – like the tenor horn…
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April 14, 2016 0

E is for Explosive

Conceived and patented by the prolific inventor Arthur Paul Pedrick, the Internally Explosive Nail is a display of lateral thinking that pervades Pedrick’s work. Whereas so many people mutter “I could have done that” after the event, here is a man who charges forward and seizes the moment. In 2000, I published this article as…
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April 6, 2016 0

A is for A to Z Challenge

I guess it would have to take some sort of event to get me back into the business of blogging regularly. Not that I haven’t been blogging at all… just not here. At The Iron Pact I have been writing pretty much every day for over a month. I think it might be safe to…
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April 1, 2016 0

*DocOpsMessBo

Once I ran an emergency messageboard site, a back-up for the Starlightlines Employee Forum, which at the time had a tendency to crash unexpectedly. The Forum has been running for a good ten years now and charts the extend story of the passengers aboard the Starship Titanic and what happened to them after the Spontaneous…
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June 3, 2010 0