Bunker Talk: 4th Of July Edition!
We can talk about remote island outposts, submarine crew culture, geopolitics, autonomous wave-powered drones—you know, no big whoop.
Happy 4th of July to all of our readers who celebrate it!
Welcome to Bunker Talk. This is a weekend open discussion post for the best commenting crew on the net, in which we can chat about all the stuff that went on this week that we didn't cover. We can also talk about the stuff we did. In other words, it's literally an off-topic thread.
The Bunker doors are slowly swinging open.
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