Am I the only one to note that 200% of chinese children voted?Jump to post
In Europe e-bike are limited to assistance up to 25kmh. Above that they are classified as motorbikes. My 105km round trip to work (with 850m climb) was reasible when I wa younger and fitter. Now woth en EU legal ebike I have an average speed of 35kmh. Most of the distance is done with no electrical ...Jump to post
One more advantage of gas: if electricity is down you can at least make yourself a hot soup on the stove. I had planned load sheddings several times in my apartment in Cape Town in winter and was glad to have something warm at least. Speaking as country folk where a three day power cut is not unhea...Jump to post
To quote Livestrong: "It sounds counterintuitive, but just because you're working out harder, increasing your heart rate and burning calories doesn't mean you're burning fat. Your body's ideal fat-burning zone is only 60 to 70 percent of your maximum heart rate. Work any harder than that, and t...Jump to post
Hello Commonwealth residents and other anglophone fer'ners: I was watching the "Dear Mrs. Kennedy" episode of The Crown on Netflix, see, and there's a bit where Jackie K and the Queen are having a private conversation and Jackie says, "I quite understand." Sorry but that is an e...Jump to post
If she were to recover tomorrow, without reading the press reports, what ill would she feel that she has suffered? rape is rape. Indeed, and rarely carries a death sentence! If the man had raped a fully conscious woman she would have required months on councelling and spent the rest of her life sle...Jump to post
Given those demanding capital punishment and... accepting that the father of the child is clearly in need of serious therapy.... in a country where a key component of the legal system is redress of damages... what mental or physical trauma has the victim suffered? If she were to recover tomorrow, wi...Jump to post
That is not possible any more in Germany. It's still possible, just not easy. No written law cannot be changed. According to certain previous debates on this subject we have human rights because god created them. (which is why coyotes cannot claim coyote rights and kick those european social and re...Jump to post
I'm confused. Do I have to keep a 5 year listing of my facebook comments in my pocket, all 34 words?Jump to post
Typically, for stability the wheels need to be spaced a certain distance apart or have stiff shock absorbers to cope with roll in side winds on the runway. A high wing has to either have body gear only or veerrry long MLG which are incredibly heavy and mounted way out on the wing reducing fuel capac...Jump to post
God is a failed hypothesis, Science was invented to understand Gods will better. They just happen to find out that no god is needed. best regards Thomas Actually , given the way civilisation is trending, a god is needed. Pity they proved that there in no evidence that HE exists! Disclaimer... I'm a...Jump to post
Try the following:
https://www.google.fr/search?q=A340+win ... e&ie=UTF-8
With the delegated authority given to major manufacturers the key IP is not given to the authorities. for certification the manufacurers just provide evidence that the technology meets agreed certification requirements.Jump to post
History roughly says: Not a hope in hell of getting any luggage back after an incident. Its cheaper for the airlines to pay the minimum legally required cover than to pay staff to work out who the luggage belongs to and to return the luggage to its owners.Jump to post
What a load of misogynist tripe. "The same group of women that wants to sunbathe topless is probably the same group that feels assaulted if men stare at their breasts and will no doubt sue them for inappropriate behavior." Really? Do you have any evidence of this or is this what your mind...Jump to post
Edited for clarity. Please try again. I had to google 'fecundity'. ;) Itis an English word but it's also the word used in the official French reports. Ever since the decimation of WW2 the French have been avidly tracking their national fecundity. the best was the year when it was reported as: Great...Jump to post
He may not be responsible for aviation safety but he's surely responsible for the falling rate of 'fecundity ' in France just announced in the news. After seeing him on the news would you want to procreate?!?
Edited for clarity.
I know quite a few people I would call genius, never heard them referred to themselves as a genius. Enough said 8-) But then again, a real genius knows that there is a wealth of information out there that he doesn't know or even begin to comprehend. If you don't know a lot, your world is so small t...Jump to post
I can't think of any politician I take seriously enough to hate! Some I mildly dislike, some I pity. (Almost) Any politician of any party occasionally has a good idea.Jump to post
The items you are worried about are not jobs of a Taxi service, but of a payment and consumer report department. Any company, and any that contracts has those issue. It still doesn't make Uber a "taxi service" . Their business model is not to hire drivers. Their business model is connecti...Jump to post
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-42325414 Why are HIV positive people unable to become pilots ? According to the CAA, which is responsible for aviation safety regulations in the UK, certain medical conditions prevent would-be pilots obtaining the necessary certificate. These include being HIV pos...Jump to post
" Not always. Once the aeroelasticity has been resolved a thinner, .. " First order approximation of a wing is two flanges ( wingskin) separated by webbing ( beams ) With wider webbing ( profile thickness ) you reduce stress in the skins for the same tranferred moment ( and can reduce mat...Jump to post
Carbon is a ceramic. carbon is very strong and tough if crystalline defect can be avoided. Unfortunately manufacturing large flawless crystaline structures is still far from commercially economic. Carbon (and glass) fibres, being very thin reduce the potential for crystaline defects. In the event of...Jump to post
But still, the question is IF someone decided to make an airplane with folding wings with a span >80m when folded and <80m when unfolded, would it still be able to fly to most major airports? I assume that you mean "a span <80m when folded and >80m when unfolded," First order a thinner wi...Jump to post
Anyone know why so many helicopters seem to load from starboard? Because the aircraft commander sits on the right. He has a view of boarding especially when boarding with engines and rotors engaged/turning. And helicopters have the commander on the right (opposite to planes) allegedly because the U...Jump to post
In some cultures marriage is permitted at a young (for us) age but consummation is illegal until the younger partner reaches the age of majority. The UK has always ( modern history) allowed marriage at 16, When I was a student I was told that France allowed marriage at 15 for females and 18 for male...Jump to post
My view is that you should only have as many children as you can afford. There should be no state benefits/handout to support families, hard but fair. Yes there are too many people on the planet, the human race is very distructive to its enviroment. But in the UK it's normal. Many a woman on benefi...Jump to post
If anyone else tweeted what Trump tweets they'd be banned for life!Jump to post
Butter prices in TLS haven't gone up noticeably this year and there's definitely no shortage!Jump to post
Note: the article says British flight attendants, NOT BA flight attendantsJump to post
In the event of uncontained engine rotor failure certification regulations allow a 1 in 20 airframe loss.Jump to post
Which road vehicle is the most cost effective?
Depends if it's the school run or shifting 500tons of uranium!
[quote="Revelation" How often do we end up changing parts within our internal combustion engines? [/quote] Once but Peugeot paid 75% for new engine Ive recently looked at electric cars. After the purchase price, the monthly battery rental costs my monthly fuel bill for 100km per day. Elect...Jump to post
Tugger wrote:And here I thought this thread would be about the ridiculous dialog going on between Trump and Un.
KFLLCFII wrote:I'd say we should be pretty thankful that we all have been blessed to have existed "mid-swing" on Earth's climate pendulum.