links for 2010-09-07

  • The science of making small-batch, high-proof alcohol has remained largely unchanged for centuries. You let yeast perform its magic on something containing sugar (fruit, corn, molasses) mashed up in water. Then you separate the alcohol by boiling the potion and capturing the steam. (Alcohol boils at a lower temperature than water.)
  • We have already seen the exterior of this weird vehicle inside one of the previous posts. Now we are going to look inside of it. So, let’s get it started!
    (tags: russia)
  • This is one of the weirdest exhibit of the Air Force Museum in Monino, the Moscow Region: a Bartini plane that was turned into an ekranoplan. Today we’ll study the exterior of the vehicle.
    (tags: russia)

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