Follow-up

From the article:

The 737-800 plane cleared runway nine with just 260 metres (853ft) of tarmac to spare … travelling at the speed of around 150kts (about 173mph).

173 mph is 77 meters per second. The plane had about 3.5 seconds of runway left.

3.5 seconds is about the time it takes to say out loud: “173 mph is 77 meters per second.”

Pilots manually set the thrust level following a software glitch that Beoing was aware of before take-off.

My emphasis.

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No, you don’t understand. That software glitch is because mechanics don’t speak English! /s

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It’s a Buyer’s Market for Boats, RVs and Other Pandemic Toys

https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/companies/it-s-a-buyer-s-market-for-boats-rvs-and-other-pandemic-toys/ar-BB1nNEKn?ocid=msedgntp&pc=U531&cvid=c157e2e22f3a43f59d2e77e292295cb2&ei=31

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https://bbs.boingboing.net/t/milkshake-thrown-in-nigel-farages-face/276128/43

Looks more substantial than a milkshake, missed him unfortunately

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The normalising of violence against politicians is worrying though, despite how much i think he’s a racist piece of shit who has nothing to offer of any worth to anybody. But we have lost two MPs in 8 years to political violence.

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I know, and yet, I cannot give a monkey’s toss for Farage.

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A fact-checking article from Michael Harriot, after this story made headlines:

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To him recently rear ending another car.

The accident was the latest example of unsafe driving by Fetterman, according to public records and people with knowledge of the situation. He has received two speeding tickets for violations of at least 24 miles per hour above the speed limit, one in 2016 and one in March, according to Pennsylvania state records. After the ticket this year, when he was driving 34 miles per hour over the limit, he was required by the state to complete a driver’s improvement course, according to a person familiar with the outcome who spoke on the condition of anonymity to describe the episode. Neither record said exactly where he was driving or how fast he was going.

At other times, aides have said Fetterman has texted and FaceTimed while driving, prompting concern among his staff and fears about riding with him, according to three people with knowledge of staff discussions who spoke on the condition of anonymity to describe internal conversations.

Fetterman’s aides have refrained from messaging him while behind the wheel when they knew he was driving, afraid he would answer them, according to the three people. One aide asked to no longer be required to ride in the car with him after witnessing Fetterman driving unsafely, they said. The concerns sparked an informal practice recently instituted in the office that aides should not be in the car when Fetterman is driving, according to one person familiar with the practice.

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Ugh. Guck that fuy.

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Getting close.

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