I keep hearing about this Geocities thing. Maybe some day I will try it.

Badass of the week

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aristide_Aubert_Du_Petit_Thouars

"Back in France, he was reintegrated (he had become destitute as an aristocrat), and was promoted to Captain, commander of the Tonnant at the Battle of the Nile, where he died on August 2, 1798. During the battle, he forced HMS Majestic to break off combat, with 50 killed, including Captain Westcott, and 143 wounded.[1][2] After having lost both legs and an arm, he continued to command from a bucket filled with wheat, until he died."
Permalink Yoda 
July 16th, 2017 11:29am
You do know the French lost the Battle of the Nile.

Still, pretty bad-ass.
Permalink SaveTheHubble 
July 17th, 2017 9:39am
Of course they lost against Nelson, who wouldn't? Royal Navy was the top dog in those times.

But still, gallant warriors.
Permalink Yoda 
July 17th, 2017 12:14pm

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