Tag Archives: washington

Photo: Lockheed M-21 engine

You’re looking at the business end of a Lockheed M-21 Blackbird engine, currently on display at Seattle’s Museum of Flight, a place I first visited this week and which I cannot recommend enough. They have a real Blackbird cockpit on … Continue reading

Highway signs are huge

The South Central Sign Shop in Union Gap, Washington, part of WSDOT, the Washington State Department of Transportation, has a Flickr stream.

Demolition derby with farm combines

Each year the town of Lind, Washington, holds a demolition derby — with combines. I must attend this. 2007 Derby Gallery [Lindwa.com via Go Sleep Go via Oh Gizmo

Phone Company Shuts Down FBI Wire Taps Due to Unpaid Bills

From the Washington Post/AP: Telephone companies have cut off FBI wiretaps used to eavesdrop on suspected criminals because of the bureau’s repeated failures to pay phone bills on time. … In at least one case, a wiretap used in a … Continue reading