Category Archives: open threads

Open Thread for September 2021 — We’ve Moved!

Good morning and welcome to the new server!

IPR is now housed on a new and upgraded web hosting plan that should lead to snappier performance and MUCH less downtime. In fact, I expect no more downtime!

Apologies to anyone who has written or posted any comments in the past couple of days, those appear to have gotten lost in the shuffle.… Read more ...

Open Thread for April/May/June 2021

This is the Open Thread for April, May, and June of 2021.

Please leave your tips, announcements, or other things below.

Cullen Hoback’s bizarrely fascinating six-part docuseries delving into the origins of QAnon wraps up on HBO this Sunday…

“After ejection,” Stockdale later wrote, “I whispered to myself: ‘Five years down there, at least.Read more ...

Open Thread for March 2021

This is the Open Thread for March of 2021.

Please leave your tips, announcements, or other things below.

Alt-History: Imagine if the election of 1936 had gone differently…

Cool Car: Tesla certainly makes some really cool cars, even if their market cap feels like it lives in nosebleed territory…

Blown Away: For the first time ever, we can hear what a breeze on Mars sounds like…

He Did It: Nine years ago professional bowler Pete Weber celebrated winning the U.S.Read more ...