Eh Brah! We were watching the game on TV in a crowded sports bars when you suddenly got that “Mission Look.” Everyone else was watching the "Steph Curry Show" but then you suddenly darted away! You went to what you saw as a woman who was walking away. She dropped a wad of cash on the floor and you were the only one who saw it! You walked with purpose to retrieve it. Then you … [Read more...] about Eh Brah: I saw you return that woman’s lost money!
CHANNELING GEORGE CARLIN The head of U.S. Navy intelligence has for more than two years been prohibited from accessing classified information (as the Pentagon disclosed to The Washington Post in January). Vice Admiral Ted Branch came under investigation in 2013 in a corruption scandal involving a foreign defense contractor and various Navy personnel and might have been … [Read more...] about NOTW: Military intelligence, fast food pranks and camel urine fraud
You don't have to spend too much time in the Story of Hawaii Museum in Kahului before concluding that curators Bryant Neal and Richard "Buck" Mickelsen love maps. They have maps of Hawaii as it appeared to the earliest European explorers, maps of the islands used by missionaries and maps showing Maui's land distribution in the 19th century. And now, in anticipation of next year … [Read more...] about Story of Hawaii Museum in Kahului adds new Japanese strategic maps from World War II
REALDOLL TOO REAL? California inventor Matt McMullen, who makes the world’s most realistic life-sized female doll, the RealDoll (with exquisite skin texture and facial and body architecture, and which sells for $5,000 to $10,000, depending on customization), is working with engineers experienced in robotics to add animation–but according to a June New York Times report, faces … [Read more...] about NOTW: Too real RealDolls, noodle baths and really incompetent criminals
The late U.S. Senator Daniel Inouye is remembered fondly for many aspects of his service: being a representative of the people, a provider for the state of Hawaii and an honored war hero. In recognition of this legacy, the US Navy is naming an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer after Inouye, according to a May 23 statement released by U.S. Senator Brian Schatz’s office. In the … [Read more...] about US Navy Will Name New Destroyer After Daniel Inouye