On Monday evening (June 2 New Zealand time) I arrived home from a week in the UK; feeling tired and jet-lagged.
After managing just a few hours of sleep, I awoke on Tuesday morning to find my driveway filled with TV crews and reporters, all clamoring for an interview.
To say that I was surprised would be something of an understatement.
The catalyst for this media frenzy was a small story the local newspaper published on page 10 about the DIY Cruise Missile project being documented here.
It seems that the story had caught the attention of news services from all around the world and, within 48 hours, my picture and the details of the project were making headlines everywhere from the USA to Eastern Europe.
As a result of this media attention, this website has scored hundreds of thousands of hits and I'm currently receiving around 600 emails per day from people who are either fascinated or horrified by the idea that someone could build a fully-functional cruise missile for just US$5,000.
If you have emailed me and not received a reply yet, I apologize. Unfortunately it will probably take several more days before I'm able to catch up with all the outstanding messages.
I certainly appreciate the fact that so many people have taken the time to express their opinions and will endeavor to get back to all of those who have requested a reply.
And, once again, to ease the fears of those who feel that I'm building a terrorist cookbook by publishing information about the project -- rest assured that, while I intend to provide plenty of very interesting detail about what I'm doing, the detail of how some of the critical aspects will not be disclosed here, for obvious reasons.
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