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Tesla Gun and Halitosis

Commuting to work every morning holds some terrors I have thus far not reckoned with. Well, it is the time of the summer holidays in Germany now, so the train is actually quite empty in the morning and I can pretty much sit by myself. However, the people at Deutsche …

Abney Park delivered today

Ah, another great day in the life of a Steampunk. The H.M.S. Ophelia made a pass over my house today and delivered a lovely pair of Jodhpurs, which I am wearing right now. The familial developments are advancing and I can now foresee a time when I will no longer …

Another unfulfilled vision

On this blog I have on a number of occasions shown examples of things that were supposed to happen or be available in the future but never did or were. Here’s another one. It’s a bit different since it concerns a new use for a giant Zeppelin, which were available …

I found a jetpack

Continuing somewhat on yesterday’s topic, I can announce a discovery! Well, the Air Kraken blessed me and this is what I found: There is a company in New Zealand which actually produces a functional backpack for personal air-transport. It is rotor- rather than jet-powered, but: It is in a price …

The troublesome Future – The dull Present

I’ve mentioned this before on this blog, the future simply never complies to our visions. Someone should tell the future off. It should really strife to turn out just as flamboyant as we envisioned it years eralier. Along this line of thought, let me express my dissatisfaction with the current …