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Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Short timing

This helium-filled contraption may have a shorter life-span than the Hindenburg.

As natural gas supplies dwindle, and the accompanying helium reserves start to disappear, the military will likely have a hard time keeping the blimps aloft.

Whenever I see a proposal for a new vehicle with a bit of a retro makeover, I first cross-check against the art-work of Bruce McCall.

"By Zeppelin to Muncie"


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