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Space tourism rockets

???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?Virgin Galactic has announced that it has signed up more than 150 prospective space tourists. Richard Branson’s latest venture will haul millionaires into a brief sub-orbital flight using a fleet of SpaceShipTwo craft, the successor to the ship which claimed the Ansari X-Prize for commercial space flight in 2004.???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚??

Link: http://www.theregister.co.uk/

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Quality JavaScript from Scratch

???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?If you’ve avoided JavaScript, or only knew it in its previous ???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?toy language???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚?? incarnations, now’s the time to step up and get to know the newer, smarter JavaScript. This hands-on tour will get you started with JavaScript before illuminating the ways in which the DOM can be utilised via JavaScript, the practicalities of pop-up windows, and how JavaScript can work within a web page to produce slick DHTML effects.???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚??

Link: http://www.sitepoint.com

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Airlines Will Lose 30 Million Bags In 2006

???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?Some 30 million pieces of airline luggage — about one percent of the bags passengers check in — will go astray this year, the air travel industry’s information technology systems provider SITA said on Tuesday.???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚??

Link: http://news.airwise.com

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Want to peer into the steaming summit of an erupting volcano without risking death?

???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?Anyone with an Internet connection and a computer can do just that, thanks to about 30 cameras and other recording devices set up on Alaska’s Augustine Volcano that are streaming information to a Web site hosted by the Alaska Volcano Observatory, a joint federal-state office.

The site http://www.avo.alaska.edu/activity/Augustine.php has received over 253 million hits since the start of the year, becoming a popular destination for everyone from scientists to amateur volcano buffs who want to keep tabs on the restless 4,134-foot (1,260-meter) volcano.???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚??

Link: http://go.reuters.com

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Travelers Use Medicines and Rituals to Try to Ward Off Sickness

???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?Before every business trip, Sandra Fink stocks up on echinacea.
Adrienne O’Sullivan takes prescription pills to strengthen her immune
system, while Joel Kangisser is so worried about the risk of a blood
clot in his legs that he takes frequent walks down the plane aisle on
trans-Atlantic flights.???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚??
Link: http://www.nytimes.com

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DoC evacuates as Raoul Island erupts, ‘one missing’

???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?Department of Conservation officials are mounting an emergency evacuation of Raoul Island, in the Kermadecs, after one of the island’s craters erupted today. One person was missing, the Associated Press news agency reported.???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚??

Link: nzherald.co.nz

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It’s Official!!! Ryanair is No.1 for customer service.

???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?The report also confirms what millions of European consumers already know; if you want the lowest fares, the best customer service and best on-times, fly Ryanair.???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚??

Link: http://www.ryanair.com/

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Going to Reykjavik

???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?In 2006 the United States population will reach 300 million, and Iceland’s will hit 300,000. In national pride, the two countries will remain about equal, which goes a long way toward explaining why Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital, refuses to feel like a small town. About two-thirds of Icelanders live in the city and its suburbs, and if the concentration of museums and galleries, bookstores, excellent restaurants and lively night spots per capita isn’t the highest in any city in the world, it has to be close.???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚??

Link: http://travel2.nytimes.com/2006/03/12/travel/12going.html

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RyanAir – Papers4you.com

These people are selling research papers and other essays about ryanair!!!

Link: http://www.coursework4you.co.uk/sprtcasec36.htm

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Rat-squirrel back after 11-million-year absence

“A squirrel-like rodent discovered in Laos is the sole survivor of a group that otherwise died out 11 million years ago, according to fossil data.The animal made headlines in 2005 when it was hailed as the only new family of living mammals to be found in 30 years.”

Link: http://news.bbc.co.uk

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4 Ryanair planes hit by lightning

???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?Lightning struck four planes operated by low-cost Irish airline Ryanair, the company said Monday???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚??

Link: http://edition.cnn.com

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More on the Chanel 4 Dispatches Ryanair Programme

The Chanel 4 Dispatches programme is still in the news, you can read some discussions at the sites below: ???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?Oh My God just watched Dispatches on TV which showed an undercover investigation on Ryanair!!!???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚?? http://www.travellerspoint.com

???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?Possible Ryanair Scandal???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚?? http://www.gridskipper.com

When was the last time you checked under your seat for a life jacket?