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How to Navigate in Limited Visibility: Proper Procedures


It is fairly common in shipping to sail into a zone which has minimal visibility for either weather changes, climate conditions or man-made factors such as intense fire causing thick smoke. 587 more words

Maritime

Government To Require Automobile Smart Technology That Allows Cars To Sense Impending Collisions

(CBS /AP) — The Obama administration said Monday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions. 591 more words

News

Outsiders Strike Again

The fiasco that is the rule prohibiting catchers blocking home plate before they have possession of the baseball has caused heads to spin from people who play and follow baseball. 385 more words

Sports

Instant Replay: Blocking the Plate, Kicking Dirt

I think maybe enough has been written about this already, but that’s never stopped me. 2014-enacted Rule 7.13 states (among other things) that catchers may not block the plate when they do not have the ball.  952 more words

in which we have nothing to say but are talking anyway

So far, the most interesting thing to happen this week is that a guy fell down on the bus this morning. Actually, there were two guys who fell over; they’d been talking to each other across the aisle and, in unison, rose from their seats as the bus approached the next stop. 588 more words

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