Sunday, July 22, 2007

plutonian soundings

An estimated 100 or so private subs are now drifting around the world’s oceans.
via - The inevitable USian media gesture with this sort of "golden shower wealth porn" story is to raise hackles and lust in roughly equal measure. Newsweek did one recently about the secrets of the uberrich that soldiered on in such diligent detail as to quickly founder. I'd never seen "bespoke" used with such abandon. Where were the inkstained editors? Where for that matter is Admiral Stufflebeem? "Deburr the ogive laddie!"

Useful Equations:

r = m/v

F = m a; a = 9.8 m/s2; 1 N = 1 kg m/s2 (via)

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