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  1. Children to be given electronic identity cards The Telegraph Group Limited Brussels: Electronic identity cards for all children under 12 are to be introduced in Belgium. They will bear a code designed to allow parents of missing children to be traced instantly. The announcement came as Belgian police continued to search for two young girls who vanished from the street outside a bar in the middle of the night a fortnight ago. Though the ID cards would be useless in protecting children from an abductor or adult determined to do them harm, they are intended to offer a secure way of making sure a lost child can be reunited with family. Belgians have been greatly sensitive to issues of missing children since the case a decade ago of Marc Dutroux, a paedophile rapist and killer who kidnapped six children, killing four of them, before being caught. The new children's cards will carry a special code number and instructions on how to call a central missing child hotline ''Belgian police continued to search for two young girls who vanished from the street outside a bar in the middle of the night'' +And I bet they were up to no good, serves them right, WTF do you expect outside a pub at midnight+. :drunks
  2. Their making a big story out of this to justify domestic spying.
  3. I wish I could post some babes, but their all nude. Some of the pics Iv seen would make you jerk off all night.
  4. Overview (As you know, the A380 all ready made its first flight about a month ago) Designed in close collaboration with major airlines, airports and airworthiness authorities, the A380 superjumbo is the most advanced, spacious and efficient airliner ever conceived. Launched in December 2000 and now in its detailed definition phase, the A380 will enter airline service in 2006. While meeting the most stringent international certification requirements, the A380 embodies the very latest technologies for materials, systems and industrial processes. Offering about a third more seating and far more available floor space than its closest competitor, the A380 will deliver an unparalleled level of comfort, with wider seats and aisles, open spaces for passengers to stretch their legs and access to lower-deck amenities. The A380?s modern technology and economies of scale provide 15 per cent lower seat-mile costs than today?s most efficient aircraft. Consequently, the A380 will offer passengers luxury travel at much more affordable prices. The A380 will help cope with growing passenger numbers without negatively impacting the environment thanks to significantly reduced noise and emissions levels. Thanks to new generation engines and advanced wing and undercarriage design and technology, the A380 will not only comply with current noise limits but will be quieter than today?s largest airliner, meeting strict local regulations such as QC2 for departure at London airports. The A380 will generate half the noise level at take-off and carry 35 per cent more passengers than its competitor over distances such as London-Singapore. And the A380?s environmental friendliness does not stop at noise reductions. The economic fuel consumption of the A380 ? around 13 per cent lower fuel burn than its closest competitor ? will also help reduce the impact of exhaust gases on the atmosphere. Indeed, the A380 will be the first long-haul aircraft to consume less than three litres of fuel per passenger over 100 kilometres (95 miles per imperial gallon) ? a fuel burn comparable with the best of small modern turbo-diesel cars. While offering all the advantages of a completely new design, the A380 will extend the benefits of Airbus family commonality to the very large aircraft sector. Thanks to the same cockpit layout, procedures and handling characteristics, pilots will be able to transition to the A380 from other Airbus fly-by-wire aircraft with only minor additional training. Designed in collaboration with some 60 major airports to ensure airport compatibility and a smooth entry into service the A380 provides the smartest and most economical solution to growing air traffic and airport congestion. The only alternative, an increase in frequencies of existing aircraft, would not only require billions of dollars of investment by airports (in new runways, terminals and even airports) but would also contribute to greater congestion and a significantly increased impact on the environment. Airbus? analysis of this issue has been irrefutably confirmed, both implicitly, through industry-wide participation in the programme from its outset, and explicitly, through the already immense success of the A380 on the market. To date, nine customers have announced firm commitments for a total of 97 A380s, including 17 freighter versions. The A380 Family starts from a baseline passenger aircraft, the A380-800 with a capacity of 555 passengers in three classes, and a range of up to 14,800km/8,000nm. The freighter version, the A380-800F will carry a payload of 150 tonnes (330,000lbs) over 10,400km/5,600nm. Stretch, shrink and extended range variants of the baseline version will become available as and when the market requires them. The A380 can be powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines or GP7200 engines from The Engine Alliance (a General Electric and Pratt & Whitney joint venture). Cabin Layouts The A380?s twin-aisle twin deck passenger cabin offers the long distance traveller a whole new level of comfort. A cabin designed around a large sample of today?s real passengers providing more space regardless of class of ticket, wider seats and aisles. Optional lower deck use for rest areas, business, bar or other amenities can further enhance the A380 travel experience. Upper deck shown below (photo courtesy of Airbus Industries) Main deck shown below (photo courtesy of Airbus Industries) For a total of 555 seats in three classes. Characteristics Aircraft Dimensions ft m Overall Length 239ft 3in 73m Cabin Length 166ft 3in 50,68m Fuselage Diameter 23ft 5in 7,14m Max. Cabin Width Main Deck 21ft 7in 5,58m Max. Cabin Width Upper Deck 19ft 5in 5,92m Height 79ft 7in 24,1m Wheelbase 99ft 8in 30,4m Track 46ft 11in 14,3m Wing Dimensions ft m Wing Span (geometric) 261ft 10in 79,8m Wing Area (reference) 9 100ft2 845m2 Sweep (25% chord) 33,5 degrees Design Weights lb X 1000 tonnes Max. Ramp Weight 1 239 562 Max. Take-off Weight 1 235 560 Max. Landing Weight 851 386 Max. Zero Fuel Weight 796 361 Max. Fuel Capacity 81 890 USg 310 000 Litres Typical Operating Weight Empty 608,4 276,8 Typical Volumetric Payload 145,5 66,4 Basic Operating Data Powerplants Trent 900/GP 7 000 Thrust Range 70 000 lb slst Typical Seating (three class) 555 Range ( with Max. passengers) 8 000nm 14 800 km Max. Operating Mach n? (Mmo) 0,89Mo Containers Capacity Underfloor 38LD3 Max. Pallet Number Underfloor 13 Bulk Hold Volume 650ft3 18,4m3 Total Volume (Containers + Bulk) 6 045ft3 171m3 Current A380 Orders Airline Number Ordered Air France 10 China Southern Airline 5 Emirates 43 Etihad Airways 4 FedEx 10 ILFC 10 Korean Air 5 Lufthansa 15 Malaysia Airlines 6 Qantas 12 Qatar Airways 2 Singapore Airlines 10 Thai Airways 6 UPS 10 Virgin Atlantic 6 Total 154 TOP
  5. http://www.infosatellite.com/news/2001/10/...9598.html#win95
  6. Did you know that if you go to weather.com and where you would put the city or town to find out the weather, put in a teams name, such as, marlins, and you will get some info about the game including the current weather over the stadium it self.
  7. I really dont think the marlins are going to play today, I belive the front is stalled, that means lots of rain over the same area for a while. I really, really hope thats not the case though.
  8. Hope-fully it will past by game-time, if not, maybe it will only be delayed by a couple of hours.
  9. All tortoise go to heaven, she lived a good life.
  10. Sounds like the attitude when your on STEROIDs.
  11. Yes, when helms came up, I thought to myself, we have a chance.
  12. their say on boradcast that last time this happen was in 1998 So then the Marlins are on track to win the 2011 World Series? Hehe what you trying to say? what heard was that last time this happen was back 1998 not 2011 :lol
  13. This is the best Marlins game I have seen since the 2003 World Series, bar none. I was going to say the same thing.
  14. http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news?slug=ap-w...ov=ap&type=lgns Selig wants some sensitivity training too.
  15. http://www.ebaumsworld.com/earthrelation.html No wonder the earth is warming up. :shifty
  16. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/13447232/ AOL!!
  17. http://www.ebaumsworld.com/2006/06/badintersection.html
  18. Mexican customs to be stationed in Kansas City New 'inland port' in heartland part of international plan that bypasses unions World Net Daily | June 21 2006 A Mexican customs office is being built in the U.S. heartland as part of a newly designed "inland port" facility that links with a Mexican seaport, an official in Kansas City confirms. Tasha Hammes of the Kansas City Area Development Council wrote to author and WND columnist Jerome Corsi to correct some details of a column on the subject, but she affirmed that a key purpose of the Kansas City Inland Port, or SmartPort, will be to facilitate the movement of containers from the Far East through the Mexican port at Lazaro Cardenas rather that the West Coast ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Corsi also had written that Kansas City Southern had acquired Mexican railroads to create a "NAFTA Railroad" that would link Lazaro Cardenas to the U.S. for container transport. Hammes explained that with American consumption of goods from the Far East increasing, U.S. coastal ports are at capacity. "The Lazaro Cardenas port is providing an alternative way to get products to North America," she said. "These products will come to Kansas City by way of rail. This is nothing new, other than the fact that Kansas City Southern acquired the Mexican railroad serving this port and that the major work has been done on the port of Lazaro Cardenas so that it has higher capacity and can handle larger containers." Hammes pointed out that the Kansas City SmartPort is "a non-profit organization, not a physical building or facility being built for Mexico." Hammes confirmed Kansas City plans to house a Mexican customs facility in the city's port, but she pointed out it will handle outbound U.S. freight exclusively, not inbound. Hammes clarified that Kansas City, Mo., is leasing the site to Kansas City SmartPort. It will not be leased to any Mexican government agency or be sovereign territory of Mexico. "It will employ both U.S. and Mexican Customs officials just like the current facilities in place at our nation's borders," she said. "It's a facility that U.S. companies will use to expedite the process of shipping their goods to customers in Mexico." A brochure on the Kansas City SmartPort website documents the connection between Lazaro Cardenas and Kansas City's decision to become America's number one "inland port," saying: "Kansas City offers the opportunity for sealed cargo containers to travel to Mexican port cities with virtually no border delays. It will streamline shipments from Asia and cut the time and labor costs associated with shipping through the congested ports on the West Coast." Corsi contends a main purpose of opening Lazaro Cardenas to receive a greater volume of containers from the Far East and linking it with the planned NAFTA Super-Corridor and Kansas City SmartPort is to reduce labor costs. Longshoremen would not be employed at the port of Lazaro Cardenas, and, in Mexico, the employees of Kansas City Southern would not be United Transportation Union workers. To the extent that Mexican trucks become involved in the operation, it would mean Teamster Union drivers would not be employed in the operation. Hammes made no comment on this aspect of Corsi's column. To speed the crossing at Laredo, Texas, the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America working groups within the U.S. Department of Commerce will allow Mexican trucks to be equipped with electronic FAST technology so the trucks can cross the border in express lanes. At the Kansas City SmartPort hub, the containers can be transferred to semi-trailers heading east or west, or simply stay on the Mexican trucks all the way into Canada. According to the SmartPort website, in March 2005, Kansas City signed a cooperative pact with representatives from the Mexican state of Michoacan, where Lazaro Cardenas is located, to increase the cargo volume between Lazaro Cardenas and Kansas City. Shipments will be pre-screened in Southeast Asia, and the shipper will send advance notification to Mexican and American Customs with the corresponding ''pre-clearance'' information on the cargo. Upon arrival in Mexico, containers will pass through multiple X-ray and gamma ray screenings, allowing any containers with anomalies to quickly be removed for further inspection. Container shipments will be tracked using intelligent transportation systems, or ITS, that could include global positioning systems or radio frequency identification systems, and monitored on their way to inland trade-processing centers in Kansas City and elsewhere in the United States. As the Kansas City SmartPort website boasts: ''Kansas City offers the opportunity for sealed cargo containers to travel to Mexican port cities with virtually no border delays. It will streamline shipments from Asia and cut the time and labor costs associated with shipping through the congested ports on the West Coast.''
  19. Have you ever spoken and wished that you could immediately take the words back...or that you could crawl into a hole? Here are the Testimonials of a few people who did.... I walked into a hair salon with my husband and three kids in tow and asked loudly, "How much do you charge for a shampoo and a blow job?" I Turned around and walked back out and never went back. My husband didn't say a word... he knew better. I was at the golf store comparing different kinds of golf balls. I was unhappy with the women's type I had been using. After browsing for several minutes, I was approached by one of the good-looking gentlemen who works at the store. He asked if he could help me. Without thinking, I looked at him and said, "I think I like playing with men's balls." My sister and I were at the mall and passed by a store that sold a variety of candy and nuts . As we were looking at the display case, the boy behind the counter asked if we needed any help. I replied, "No, I'm just looking at your nuts." My sister started to laugh hysterically, the boy grinned, and I turned beet-red and walked away. To this day, my sister has never let me forget. While in line at the bank one afternoon, my toddler decided to release some pent-up energy and ran amok. I was finally able to grab hold of her after receiving looks of disgust and annoyance from other patrons. I told her that if she did not start behaving "right now" she would be punished. To my horror, she looked me in the eye and said in a voice just as threatening, "If you don't let me go right now, I will tell Grandma that I saw you kissing Daddy's pee-pee last night!" The silence was deafening after this enlightening exchange. Even the tellers stopped what they were doing. I mustered up the last of my dignity and walked out of the bank with my daughter in tow. The last thing I heard when the door closed behind me were screams of laughter. Have you ever asked your child a question too many times? My three-year-old son had a lot of problems with potty training and I was on him constantly. One day we stopped at Taco Bell for a quick lunch in between errands. It was very busy, with a full dining room. While enjoying my taco, I smelled something funny. So, of course, I checked my seven-month-old daughter, and she was clean. Then, I realized that Danny had not asked to go potty in a while, so I asked him if he needed to go, and he said, "No." I kept thinking, " Oh Lord, that child has had an accident and I don't have a change of clothes for him." Then I said, "Danny are you SURE you didn't have an accident?" "NO," he replied. I just KNEW he must have had an accident, because the smell was getting worse. Soooooo, I asked one more time, "Danny, did you have an accident?" This time he jumped up, yanked down his pants, bent over and spread his cheeks and yelled. "SEE MOM,IT'S JUST FARTS!!" While 30 people nearly choked to death on their tacos laughing! He calmly pulled up his pants and sat down. An old couple made me feel better by thanking me for the best laugh they'd ever had! This had most of the state of Michigan laughing for 2 days and a very embarrassed female news anchor who will, in the future, likely think before she speaks. What happens when you predict snow but don't get any....a true story.. We had a female news anchor who, the day after it was supposed to have snowed and didn't, turned to the weatherman and asked: "So Bob, where's that 8 inches you promised me last night?" Not only did HE have to leave the set, but half the crew did too they were laughing so hard! :lol
  20. Who cares what he has to say about this guy.
  21. Iv been to miami twice, it was okay, but I would not want to live there. Im a west coast (florida) person. Worst cities: Atlanta: Birmingham:Glasgow (UK): LA: St louis. Washington DC. Best city: Hard to say.
  22. Big company makes movie+Big company gets very rich+Poor person copies movie+Poor person makes some money to feed their family and pets. Whats wrong with that. Its called charity.
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