Dave Ramsey’s views on vehicles are half nonsense. Should you buy more car than you can afford? No. Should you drive around your family in a 15 year old unsafe, polluting, repair fiasco, rust bucket because you can pay cash for it? That’s his advice. He ignores that there are very good deals to be ...Jump to post
To put things in perspective, I've driven across a particular bridge many times, the last time about 1 week before this happened :
Today France starts "opening". It wasn't really closed, but restaurants have been shut down for 6 months, as well as all cultural places (cinemas, theatres, museums). Non essential shops have been closed more recently. Being fully vaccinated, I'm going to a restaurant for lunch, and to the...Jump to post
I don't believe in hydrogen cars precisely because it would need an entirely new infrastructure, and the benefits aren't worth it compared to battery electric cars. With that said building enough charging stations along major highways, I'm sure will require some new high voltage lines. Here in Franc...Jump to post
Hundreds of bodies found buried along Indian riverbanks
https://guernseypress.com/news/world-ne ... iverbanks/
When the 737 had its rudder issues, some pilots made it, some crashed. Surely the aircraft didn't need any improvement, just train pilots better ? Same for the MCAS ?Jump to post
ThePointblank : I'm sure there are competent people who know what to do. However this is clearly not something short term that will solve the current problem. That's something long term that would prevent it from happening again. Same for countries like Japan without vaccine production, they might w...Jump to post
Thanks. So, GalaxyFlyer/others, you think nothing will be changed with ops at this airport after this accident ?
Note that this wasn't, from my understanding, a training flight, but it seems the airport has significant training activity. Training goes with mistakes...
Is that ROS-Aeroprogress T-101 Grach amphibian sporting an Air France livery ? As for Baikal, that composite, box winged An-2 copy looked really strange. I'm surprised composites didn't work in the cold, surely the 787 and A350 are certified for cold temperatures ? Is the problem that the composites...Jump to post
Should the US and Europe have semiconductor manufacturing plants covering most of their needs ? Absolutely. That's ultra high tech stuff, not basic things that usually get offshored.
How to do it from the current state of affairs, I don't know, it's not that easy.
I'm a member of another forum where threads can run for years. There is one thread about the "myth" of the Moon landings. After following it for a couple years, with both "sides" represented, all kinds of debunkings etc., I came to the conclusion that you could put these doubters...Jump to post
All is relative, I must say when I see French people deciding to move to Israel because as Jewish people they feel unsafe in France, I don't really understand. Sure there are issues in France, but they're more likely to die from violence over there than here ! They're always quite religious though, ...Jump to post
Personally I'm not in favor of specific taxes, I think a global (EU wide at first) carbon tax would work wonders. Global as in affecting everything. Currently fuel for cars in Europe is HUGELY taxed, historically to lower demand for oil imports, well, now we want to lower CO2 emissions. Taxing more ...Jump to post
It's the Swiss cheese again. Without the crew reaction to the issue (non reaction rather) the crash wouldn't have happened. Without the A/T malfunction, the crash wouldn't have happened. Shouldn't we try to plug as many holes as possible ?Jump to post
From my point of view low-cost airlines are the most efficient way to fly: -they use young, most efficient, clean and most quiet fleets -they serve only routes that fill their aircraft. If some route doesn't work they close it. They don't serve capital routes, traditional routes or anything that is...Jump to post
I'm not saying the rules weren't followed, I'm saying something might need to be done. You can say the Cirrus pilot made a mistake, yes he probably did (if we assume the metro was where it was supposed to be), but it's not that big a mistake either, yet the consequences are one aircraft down, one mi...Jump to post
Yes a deed from 1800 is an excuse to take property from Palestinians, bud deeds from 1948 are no reason to give anything back to Palestinians, right ? Are you islamophobic by any chance (using the same rhetoric as you) ? Do people think BDS will take hold ? Does Israel export a lot to the US to begi...Jump to post
The Cirrus was advised on his freq of traffic x 2 (Skyhawk and Metroliner) but it isn't clear from the CIrrus's ambiguous acknowledgements that he saw both. It does not sound like the Metroliner was advised on his freq of the Cirrus, only of the Skyhawk on short final, which he acknowledged he was ...Jump to post
weeks 17-18 is a bit old, it should look better now.Jump to post
The question should be : what did Trump do to level these places up ? And will Biden do anything ? Propping up dying, polluting industries is obviously not the way to go : because they're dying, and because it sends a strong message to "metropolitan elites", don't go there it's a polluted ...Jump to post
I believe the energy density claims even less than the charging speed ones. Such leap has never happened and is never going to happen. It's clearly theoretical looking at the raw materials, not what is actually possible in a real life battery. But yes for aircraft density is more important than char...Jump to post
I think it's only fair that anti-vaxers should have the final say in whether they wish to get the jab or not. Just as I think it's fair for a company to decide whether to keep such people on the payroll or not. I do wonder what the correlation is between people saying "my body, my choice, my b...Jump to post
The tech is interesting and we'll see where it goes. We don't really need 60 times faster than today, 5-10 times is enough. As for charging at home, slow charging is fine, and that also means there is no need for as many charging stations as there are pumps. If you can't have a garage/dedicated park...Jump to post
Well BoJo wanted to study the variants in situ so he needed them to spread first... Will the Indian variant become the UK variant 2.0 ?
I've seen that Ohio will give 1 million dollars to 5 vaccinated people, crazy ! Maybe others will follow, it's probably a good idea.
Braybuddy : so you think law abiding, successful Black American people don't resent the police treating Black people badly, even if it's not them personally ? And it is them personally anyway, driving a nice car while Black ? Suspicious. Entering a nice home while Black ? Suspicious. Remember the pr...Jump to post
Israeli courts are generally not considered to be fully secular. It seems dubious at best to suggest Palestinians should simply trust such institutions to be fair arbiters when Israel already disregards both multiple UN resolutions and int’l law. ...which is / was not created by Israel and they are...Jump to post
How many are hating the checks they're getting from Biden ? The GOP is bragging about what's in the plan despite having voted against it, it passed without a single GOP vote. As for Trump in prison, QAnon fanatics would claim he got had by the deep state, that wouldn't necessarily help matters. Him ...Jump to post
No the electrical grid is more vulnerable than the pipeline. Okie But you can make your own electricity. Gas, not really. There is wood gas(isfier) around: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wood_gas#Internal_combustion_engine Lots of use to the end of WWII here. I'm not sure it would be easy to make on...Jump to post
I doubt Gates diddled girls but I'm allowing to be surprised on that. He's a very calculated individual (as some here suggest by saying he wants to take over the world or something) so I can't imagine he would do that without holding all the cards. He's no Trump.Jump to post
First time I hear about the "Hollywood Foreign Press Association". I must say the concept is a bit strange, you must be a foreigner writing for foreign newspapers, but live in LA. You must become an American, basically, but still have a "foreign view" ? Lately, if they gave the a...Jump to post
They are taken seriously in many organizations ,but some organizations just sit there and leave things open. In many cases it is due to employees falling for Phishing scams( emails, or links) that can run and work over open ports in the network, which allow criminals to take control. A wide open ne...Jump to post
Seeing the victims' families tearing up at the announcement is very sad. They really think this will bring them some peace, I doubt it will. We're 12 years after the accident, we know the causes, we know the main culprit died with their loved ones... AF or Airbus getting at worst fines (which will b...Jump to post
I doubt the party will explode or if would have done so already. Now if the midterms are a GOP bloodbath, then yes.Jump to post
Okie wrote:Aesma wrote:Did Tesla see a surge in orders ?
No the electrical grid is more vulnerable than the pipeline.
Did Tesla see a surge in orders ?Jump to post
The eviction decisions are asinine since of course Palestinian claims on vast swaths of the country of Israel are never enforced... It only works one way. What's mine is mine and what's yours is mine, too. Israel, the country for the Jews, that Jews don't really support anymore. Quite the feat you h...Jump to post