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Virgin Atlantic jet's 'close call' with radio-controlled drone

 Experts warn that a direct hit by a drone could have catastrophic consequences

A Virgin Atlantic jumbo jet from London to New York had a close call with a radio-controlled drone as it made its final approach to John F. 289 more words


Bicing and policing

A crisp November morning and this is the Bicing station at Arc de Triomf. It’s pretty big as Bicing stations go and it’s actually full too. 381 more words

Biker Narrowly Evades Several Crashes in a ROW

At a certain point as a motorcyclist you have to look at in the mirror and ask the question “Am I the jerk store who is nearly causing accidents or does the world just suck at driving?”

Near Miss

A “Near Miss” in workers terms is when an accident almost happens.  I’ve often laughed when I’ve heard my friends discussing it.  I mean who came up with this?  726 more words

Yes, I Was On That Ladder

I had made the initial cuts and knew the tree was close to falling. My wife and I had just tried to pull it down with some rope, but it obviously needed a little more cutting. 284 more words

Ernesto San Giacomo

Near Misses: Saving Ourselves One Miss at a Time......

 “Near-miss : A sequence of events and/or conditions that could have resulted in loss.  This loss was prevented only by a fortuitous break in the chain of events and/or conditions.  786 more words

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A Polyhedral Journey, Beginning with a Near-Miss Johnson Solid Featuring Enneagons

When Norman Johnson first found, and named, all the Johnson solids in the latter 1960s, he came across a number of “near-misses” — polyhedra which are… 374 more words