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Monday, March 21st, 2016

Helium Dreams - The New Yorker

This article on airships has my new favourite sentence in the English language:

During the First World War, Germany and its allies ceased production of sausages so that there would be enough cow guts to make zeppelins from which to bomb England.

Of course it was Simon who pointed me to this. Of course.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

Star Over London - HOME

A zeppelin over London. No, this isn't some steampunk flight of fancy; it's for real.

Saturday, June 7th, 2008

Could Zeppelins soon grace our skies again? | Technology | The Guardian

Yes, yes, a thousand times, yes! "A new generation of environmentally friendly 'hybrid airships' could be just about to take off." Anything that makes everyday life more like Steampunk must be good.