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Flight makes emergency landing in Abu Dhabi after Indian man dies on

first_imgDubai: A 52-year-old Indian man died on board an Alitalia flight to Milan, Italy, forcing the pilots to make an emergency landing in Abu Dhabi. Kailash Chandra Saini was accompanied by his son Heera Lal on the New Delhi to Milan flight when he passed away on Tuesday. “All the formalities in Abu Dhabi have been completed to repatriate the body back to India. We are now working with New Delhi to complete the official procedure,” M Rajamurugan, Counsellor at the Indian embassy in UAE, said. He said the Abu Dhabi authorities have issued a death certificate and the son would shortly fly out on an Etihad flight with his father’s body. Saini, who belonged to Rajasthan, was residing in Italy.last_img

UNICEF launches campaign in Iran to cut one of worlds highest road

10 October 2008With 28,000 people dying in traffic accidents in Iran every year, one of the highest rates worldwide at 20 times the global average, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has launched an awareness-raising campaign on road safety focusing on youngsters. With 28,000 people dying in traffic accidents in Iran every year, one of the highest rates worldwide at 20 times the global average, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has launched an awareness-raising campaign on road safety focusing on youngsters. Nearly 2,700 children under the age of 15 died in traffic accidents in 2006, and almost 95,000 others under the age of 20 were injured by traffic accidents.“These figures are frightening, and a response to this dire situation will need a coherent and concerted effort by governmental institutions as well as civil society,” UNICEF Representative Christian Salazar told a news conference held in connection with Iran’s Children’s Day on 8 October. “For this reason, we are particularly pleased that a coalition of Iranian authorities and institutions has joined UNICEF in its awareness-raising initiative,” he said.A call for safer behaviour on Iran’s roads and increased awareness for the security of children in traffic was the main theme for this year’s Children’s Day celebrations and UNICEF stressed that international experience shows that children and youth can play a key role in city planning and safety assessment projects.They can also become empowered to take over the role of spokesperson for excellent traffic behaviour, reminding parents and caregivers to take responsible and concrete steps that help save lives in day-to-day traffic.Basic positive traffic behaviours outlined by UNICEF include reducing speed, a main factor contributing to road traffic injuries, particularly in areas where children are likely to cross roads, such as near kindergartens or schools. The agency also suggested ensuring children always sit on back seats and wear seat belts; using child restraints, such as infant and child seats; and enforcing helmet use for motorcycles, mopeds and bicycles.UNICEF noted that seat belts can reduce the risk of all injuries by 40 to 50 per cent and of fatal injuries by 40 to 60 per cent, child restraints reduce death rates by 71 per cent among infants and by 54 per cent among young children, and motorcycle helmets have been shown to reduce the risk and severity of head injury by about 70 per cent. read more

At UN General Debate small island states seek aid for growth climate

“The international community cannot ignore our plight based on a distorted calculus of middle-class status and relative prosperity, or on simplistic, even offensive, stereotypes of Caribbean paradises,” Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines told the 67th Assembly on the fourth day of its annual General Debate, at UN Headquarters in New York.“Small, highly-indebted middle-income developing countries, like those in the Caribbean, which are very vulnerable to natural disasters and international economic convulsions; have especial concerns which the international community is obliged to address properly in partnership with the people of our region,” he said.In the Caribbean region, the global economic and financial meltdown continues to be felt most acutely by the poor, the youth, the elderly and the vulnerable, who bear no responsibility for the rampant financial speculation, he noted, warning that the externally-imposed meltdown has produced negative or marginal growth across the Caribbean, which now faces the implications of a potential “lost decade” of development. Small, highly-indebted middle-income developing countries, like those in the Caribbean – which are very vulnerable to natural disasters and international economic convulsions – have especial concerns which the international community is obliged to address properly in partnership with the people of our region, he said.“We must resist the temptation to bury our heads in the shifting sands of meaningless resolutions while we studiously disregard our imperative quest for a unifying principle and purpose,” Prime Minister Gonsalves stated, warning that avoidance of fundamental questions “threatens to set our Assembly adrift and rudderless, shirking responsibility and afraid of action.”Within the UN system, the current budget for peacekeeping dwarfs the resources allocated for development “even as we recognise that most conflict is rooted in underdevelopment,” he stressed, noting that age-old pledges of aid have been skirted and their fulfilment delayed by States citing their own struggles with the global economic fallout.Prime Minister Kenny Anthony of Saint Lucia.Prime Minister Gonsalves’ concerns were echoed by his Caribbean neighbour, Prime Minister Kenny Anthony of Saint Lucia, who warned that small states are forced to become even more indebted as they have to borrow to replace infrastructure such as roads and bridges, without which their economies would face further contraction.“The Caribbean Community has continuously made the point that many small states are deceptively classed as ‘middle income’ on the mere basis of per capita,” he said. “A country the size of Saint Lucia, with the vulnerabilities that we face, should not be subjected to such a measuring tool for determining whether a state can stand on its own.”Small states require some fairness and balance in the world economic space, he noted, adding: “We look to the future of a United Nations and other global institutions moving towards becoming more targeted and differentiated in their interventions and policies.”Prime Minister Denzil Douglas of St. Kitts and Nevis.In his remarks, the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Denzil Douglas, also underscored the “mammoth challenges and difficulties” confronting small island state and the need for greater consideration. “In no way of our making, the global economic crisis has severely complicated the task of governance in highly indebted middle income nations like mine,” he said. “We continue to face significant challenges especially in relation to the attainment of economic growth in the context of a very sluggish and uncertain global economy.” The Caribbean leaders called for an end to the United State embargo on Cuba. Prime Minister Gonsalves said Cuba could in no way be labelled as state sponsor of terrorism since it neither supports nor harbours terrorists of any type, while Prime Minister Anthony attributed the embargo to political retribution. Prime Minister Douglas said the embargo’s continued denial of certain medical treatments to the Cuban people is simply “unconscionable.”They also underscored the need for urgent action in the war against climate change and rising seas. “This war is not a future event, it is a preset-day and ongoing battle,” Prime Minister Gonsalves said. “As all of you in this Assembly are aware, it is a war that we are currently losing. The survival of our islands is at stake, and the responsibility for immediate change lies undisputedly with those whose reckless pollution over generations has led us to the brink of catastrophe.”Prime Minister Douglas referred to the “radical” climate shifts the Caribbean region had undergone in recent decades. “It is troubling that the largest contributors of greenhouse gases are still not taking responsibility for the increasing temperatures, rising sea levels, coastal degradation, coral reef bleaching and decimation, infrastructural damage, and loss of lives that their actions have wrought,” he said.“The physical, mental and financial burden that other countries’ energy usage has inflicted on countries like mine has been enormous – plunging us deeper into debt, and severely frustrating our efforts to meet our Millennium Development Goals (MDGs),” he added, referring to the UN targets of slashing extreme hunger and poverty, maternal and infant mortality, diseases and lack of access to education and medical services, all by 2015.Their concerns were echoed by fellow small island states located on the other side of the world, in the South Pacific.Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano of Tonga.“Our challenge to the international community, in particular developed countries, is to take the bold measures necessary to reduce emissions of all greenhouse gases to levels that ensure a viable and meaningful future for SIDS (Small Island Developing States),” Lord Tu’ivakano, the Prime Minister of Tonga, told the Assembly. “To safeguard the survival of the smallest and most vulnerable States amongst us is to safeguard a viable future for all States. A rising tide may lift all boats but it will drown us all,” he added, stressing the need for sustainable development, and strict stewardship of the world’s ocean resources.“As custodians of the ocean and its living and non-living resources, we have long appreciated that the health of the oceans is critical to maintaining a staple source of sustenance and livelihood for island communities,” he said.Prime Minister Tuila’epa Fatialofa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi of Samoa.In his address to the General Debate, a fellow Pacific island leader, Samoa’s Prime Minister Tuila’epa Fatialofa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi, called climate change “the world’s most urgent problem requiring a decisive global response.”“It is a challenge that should unite us, not divide us,” he said. “Entrenched positions devoid of today’s realties and in pursuit of unrelated: agendas do not have a role in our collective effort. All countries are impacted by climate change in varying degrees. No one should stay detached and unconcerned to our common plight.”Underscoring the vital need for sustainable development, he too made a plea for conserving the oceans’ resources. “The call to conserve and harness the marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdictions including taking a decision on the development of an international instrument under the Convention of the Law of the Seas, are important major achievements worthy of support,” he said.Prime Minister Meltek Sato Kilman Livtuvanu of Vanuatu.Vanuatu’s Prime Minister Meltek Sato Kilman Livtuvanu noted that like other Pacific island countries, his nation continues to be exposed to, and threatened by, the negative impacts of climate change such as coastal erosion, coral bleaching and ocean acidification.“I would like to seize this opportunity to express our wish to see the UN’s assistance in facilitating effective responses to global climate change, particularly through the prompt implementation of adaptation measures, as well as mitigation efforts, climate change financing, capacity building, and international negotiations,” he said.“This may well be your last chance,” he added in his statement to the Assembly. “In your hands lie hope and destination of the world’s nations. It is not only a responsibility that you have to assume for your own people but one for humanity as a whole.”Foreign Minister Ratu Inoke Kubuabola of Fiji.Noting that his Pacific island nation suffered the worst flooding on record this year, Fiji’s Foreign Minister, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, said that beyond the human cost, the economic damage to infrastructure, schools, businesses, agriculture, and tourism, a sector that generates 33 per cent of Fiji’s gross domestic product, was immense.“And we still have not fully recovered,” he added. “The ongoing failure of the international community to seriously address climate change means we will all see more frequent and more intense weather events. These will erode our development gains and leave our people feeling poorer and less secure. So it is clear that it is indispensable to incorporate disaster-risk reduction into global and national development strategies.” The Pacific island states’ plea for conservation of the oceans received support from the small Mediterranean principality of Monaco, with its Government Councillor for External Affairs, José Badia, noting the importance of sustainable development of the seas. “Our delegation will support all initiatives to improve the coordination and effectiveness of the UN’s work with regard to the oceans,” he said in his remarks to the Assembly. The representatives of the small island nations and Monaco are among scores of world leaders and other high-level officials presenting their views and comments on issues of individual national and international relevance at the Assembly’s General Debate, which ends on 1 October. read more

Skeptical Football A Tale Of Two Quarterbacks Struggling Against The Buffalo Bills

Like many counterfactuals, this is not an easy question to answer definitively, since having a kicker who is automatic from long range might have all kinds of ripple effects on the game that we can’t really foresee.(Although unlike many counterfactuals, it’s not a completely crazy idea: Thinking about a kicker who can usually nail it from 70 yards seems ridiculous to us now, but NFL kickers have steadily gotten better for at least 80 years, and they haven’t slowed down yet. In the 1960s, kickers made 13 of 129 kicks — 10.1 percent — from 50+ yards. In the past five years alone, NFL kickers have made 422 of 675 such attempts — for 62.5 percent. Since 2010, kickers have even made seven of 31 tries from 60+ yards — 22.5 percent.)If we simply replaced all a kicker’s misses with makes, an “automatic” kicker wouldn’t be worth much more than the worst kicker in the league. There’d be a few salvaged points here and there, but nothing major (kickers these days just don’t miss that often).But the real fun starts when we think about how a team would use a truly “automatic” kicker differently.To simplify the question, let’s assume the kicker makes 100 percent of his kicks instead of 95 percent — he’s “RoboKicker.” Using ESPN’s expected points model, we can identify all situations where a team would definitely want to make a FG attempt on fourth down if it knew it could automatically earn three points. A made kick is actually worth slightly less than that because the kicking team has to give up possession whether it makes the kick or not, but we’ll charitably give it full credit.2The actual value is probably somewhere around 2.6 points, but I think the charitable number is appropriate since the kicker is likely to be at least moderately more valuable strategically. So if a team is in RoboKicker’s range, it should want to attempt a field goal any time it’s fourth down and the expected value of its possession is less than three points. The value it gains from having that option is the difference between the two, and the kicker’s total value added is the sum of all those differences.This plot shows how much RoboKicker would be worth for an average team (since 2006) in expected points added per game, based on his range:This assumes the kicker would be just a normal kicker from longer distances than the one he’s automatic from, though if he was automatic from 50 yards he would probably be pretty good from 60,3Though if he were actually a robot, this may not be the case, as he would probably make about the same kick every time. which would carry additional value. But this is a fair first-order guess.The second wrinkle to @MattGlassman312’s question is its bit about RoboKicker being a No. 1 pick or an MVP. To answer that, we have to start to answer how valuable a No. 1 pick or an MVP is.Let’s use Peyton Manning as our stand-in for “best player in the league,” which helps us to answer at least the spirit of the question. When Manning was injured, the Indianapolis Colts’ average margin of victory dropped by 14.6 points per game (though this may have been in part because they were tanking so that they could draft Andrew Luck). And when Manning joined Denver, the Broncos’ average MOV rose by 17.1 points per game. But let’s assume that those years were outliers and assume that a typical MVP is worth about 10 points per game. To surpass that, RoboKicker would need to be able to hit from around 80 yards. (I confess, this is further out than I would have guessed.) Then, considering that even No. 1 picks have only about a 50 percent to 60 percent shot of ever making a Pro Bowl — much less of being MVP — I’d say being automatic from 50 to 60 yards would probably be sufficient to be worth the top pick in the draft most years.The Hacker Gods read FiveThirtyEight (or just love Andrew Luck)Last week’s games had a few outcomes consistent with this column’s most frequently asserted stereotypes. Most intriguingly, we saw win curve standout and two-time Gunslinger of the Week winner Andrew Luck4He won in Week 1 and again in Week 14 — you don’t remember? digging his own hole by throwing an early pick-6 that put the Colts down 7-0, and then climbing out of it to come back and win against the Houston Texans. This follows a similar Week 14 victory against the Cleveland Browns, when Luck was down 14 points in the second half after an early pick-6 (and a third-quarter fumble-6).If you’ve been reading Skeptical Football, you’ll know I’m generally pro-interception (at least certain kinds) — but as an indirect indicator of taking good risks. Normally, a quarterback will lose the games in which he throws interceptions. But so far in his young career, it seems like Luck has an uncanny talent for winning and throwing INTs in the same game. So, naturally, that got me wondering how these results compare to Peyton Manning’s and those of all other quarterbacks (since 2006):Luck shows a similar propensity for winning as his predecessor in Indianapolis, regardless of scenario. But the big caveat is that interceptions are often a function of losing as well as a cause of it. Generally this is because QBs make rational risk adjustments that lead to more interceptions when they’re behind.5There is also a smaller opposite effect, which is that QBs sometimes throw slightly more interceptions than expected in games they’re winning by wide margins, presumably because teams start playing a basic offensive set in blowouts rather than taking the extraordinary risk-avoidance measures they do to protect smaller leads. (Weird things happen in the NFL.) So to isolate the situations we’re most interested in, I limited the comparison to the number of interceptions thrown while the QB’s team was trailing (including only games in which the QB’s team trailed at some point):This is, of course, a small sample for Luck: He has two wins in the six games in which he threw two trailing INTs, and two wins in the five games he threw three. But those four wins in 11 games (36.4 percent success rate) are already more than Manning. Since 2006, Manning has just three wins in 24 games (12.5 percent) in which he threw two or more trailing interceptions, and all QBs since 2006 have only 56 wins in 1,025 such games (5.5 percent).Naturally, this relates back to my gunslinger hypothesis (that a quarterback can throw too few interceptions as well as too many). Andrew Luck is an example of someone who throws more interceptions than usual when his team is down, but wins more often. Overall, Luck has thrown one or more INT in 55.9 percent of games (19 of 34) in which he trailed and has won 52.9 percent of them (18 of 34). Other QBs have thrown one or more INT in 49.3 percent of games where they trailed, winning only 42.3 percent.You can continue like this for more drastic circumstances (more likely to require heavy risk-taking): Of the 19 games where Luck threw 1+ trailing INT, he threw 2+ in 57.9 percent (11 of 19) and won 36.8 percent (7 of 19). Other QBs have thrown an additional INT in 38.0 percent of such games and won only 16.3 percent (439 of 2,697).6And, if you need more: Of the 11 games in which Luck threw 2+ trailing INTs, he threw 3+ in 45.5 percent (5 of 11) and won 36.4 percent (4 of 11). Other QBs threw an additional INT in 30.3 percent of such games, and won only 5.5 percent.In other words, Andrew Luck is to gunslinging what Aaron Rodgers is to gunholstering.7However, for all that sound and fury about Luck, the actual Week 15 gunslinger winner was Mark Sanchez, who had two trailing interceptions for Philadelphia (in the third and fourth quarters), yet managed to take the lead (albeit briefly) in a game where the Eagles once trailed 21-0.Bonus chart of the weekAfter making the “team movement between 2013 and 2014” chart earlier, I thought it would be interesting to see how each team’s offensive and defensive performance has varied over the past five years. For this chart, I plotted expected points added per drive on offense and expected points denied per drive on defense for each of the last five years, and then connected them so you can see how each team has changed. Some teams have much tighter “shot groups” (Cleveland, New England) than others (Chicago, New York Giants), but I’ll leave you to look for yourself:Reminder: If you tweet questions to me @skepticalsports, there is a non-zero chance that I’ll answer them here.Charts by Reuben Fischer-Baum. There’s a bit of a schism in sports fandom. On one side there are those who want more and more statistical analysis (Hi, everybody!); on the other there are those who think stats are overused and blanch at how sabermetrics and analytics have changed what it means to be a good fan.But I have a theory about this latter group: In general, they’re not really anti-stats. Virtually every argument about sports on TV or online is made using stats of one sort or another.1My wife, who is not a sports fan herself, describes “Pardon The Interruption” as “a bunch of guys shouting numbers at each other until a bell rings.” A typical exchange between talking heads includes one guy emphasizing one set of stats (“He throws a lot of touchdowns!”), which is then countered by another (“But he throws too many interceptions!”). Almost no sports fans are truly anti-stats, they’re just anti-complicated, hard-to-understand stats.And to some extent, they’re right. Over-reliance on advanced metrics can lose the forest for the trees, and vice versa. But, ideally, good stats aren’t meant to eradicate classic storylines or debates, but to lend context to them (and hopefully to shed new light on difficult questions along the way). As usual, let me illustrate with an example using Peyton Manning and Aaron Rodgers.The Denver Broncos and Green Bay Packers each played the Buffalo Bills in Weeks 14 and 15 of this season, respectively. In both games, the MVP-candidate QBs “struggled” statistically. This shouldn’t be a total surprise: Despite having games against Manning, Rodgers and Tom Brady, Buffalo has had arguably the best defense in the NFL this year (judging by expected points denied per play).But Rodgers’s and Manning’s stats seemed particularly bad. Each threw two interceptions, no TDs and fewer than 200 yards. Manning’s 51-game TD streak ended, and Rodgers threw just his fourth and fifth INTs of the season.The media wasn’t kind to either quarterback, but much of it was particularly brutal to Manning. Here’s the Colorado NBC affiliate: “Denver wins despite Manning’s worst game as a Bronco.” Meanwhile, a number of stories about Green Bay’s loss emphasized Rodgers’s lack of interceptions this year or the fact that his receivers dropped or tipped some key passes.But not all no-TD, two-INT, 180-yard games are created equal. For example, Manning’s two interceptions were pretty “good” as far as interceptions go: the first was 42 yards downfield (which is practically a punt), and the other was 18 yards downfield on a third-and-12 — with the Broncos up 21-3. In general, it’s a bad idea to judge a QB who throws a small number of passes in a game his team led wire to wire.Besides, touchdowns and interceptions can be fickle: For example, sometimes a significant part of QB efficiency can be accounted for by whether his team likes to run or pass on first-and-goal from the 1-yard line. But a QB often has just as much of an effect on his team’s ability to run the ball as he does on its ability to throw it. (If all teams played optimally, game theory suggests he should affect them about equally, because opposing defenses should adapt to a stronger passing game by devoting more resources to it.)With some exceptions, it generally makes more sense to judge a QB by the outcomes of his team’s offensive drives. From this perspective, the difference between Manning vs. Buffalo and Rodgers vs. Buffalo was pretty stark. Here are the outcomes of each player’s drives by situation:Denver started out its game against Buffalo with a punt, then scored TDs on three of its next five drives (also, one of those drives ended in field goal range after Jacob Tamme fumbled a completed catch). Up 18 points in the second half, its offense stalled, particularly as it attempted to run more. But even counting those possessions, 10 (non-end-of-game) drives were turned into three TDs and one field goal. This may have been a bit of an off day for Peyton Manning, but that’s a good day for most QBs. Denver’s 2.18 points per drive was only slightly below its season average of 2.33, and was better than 24 teams have averaged in 2014. Green Bay’s offense, on the other hand, started out cold (punting on three of its first four drives), and basically stayed that way — ultimately scoring only 13 points on 13 drives.The point here isn’t to knock Rodgers or Green Bay. The Rodgers-led offense still leads the league with 2.7 points per drive this year, and with his TD/INT ratio (so beloved by media everywhere) still a league-best 7/1, Rodgers is still probably the MVP frontrunner. But we should understand the limitations of first-order stats that people are shouting about, and how they can be deceptive. What context do they include, and what do they ignore?Chart of the weekThe Seattle Seahawks’ defense has its own deceptive stats. The defending champions are in an odd spot. If the playoffs started today, the 10-4 Seahawks would play a wildcard game on the road against the 6-8 New Orleans Saints. And depending how the next two weeks go, they could easily end up as the top seed in the NFC, or out of the playoffs entirely.Two weeks ago, I introduced some “scoring curves,” and showed how Seattle’s defense (with the team 8-4 at the time) flirted with league average in many situations (such as when its opponent has a long way to go for a touchdown). Many readers expressed skepticism, particularly because Seattle has the best defense in the NFL by the old “yards allowed” metric, and is among the league leaders in points allowed per game (as well as yards per play against).I partially agree: I find it very unlikely that Seattle’s defense is average or below average. And I’m tempted to go further and say that it’s unlikely this defense is much worse than last year’s squad. But the stats show the defense has had a pretty huge regression to the mean in measurable defensive outcomes.To show just how much these kinds of things vary from season to season, I’ve plotted each team’s expected points allowed per play on offense vs. expected points allowed per play on defense, and then shown how this year’s iterations compare with last year’s:Seattle has had a pretty big decline on the defensive side, but this is to be expected: Last year’s results were a big outlier, and outliers are more likely to regress toward the mean. For example, Denver’s incredible 2013 offense declined similarly. Both remain among the top tier of teams for each respective side, but are much closer to the pack than they were last year.Once again, the context here is important, and this time for either side of the advanced-stats debate: Simply looking at basic defensive stats and saying that everything is fine with the Seahawks’ D misses a dramatic decline. But simply looking at the magnitude of the decline without considering the context would overvalue its importance.Twitter question of the week read more

VIDEO The secrets of Dublin tenements

first_imgHENRIETTA ST IN Dublin was once home to the rich, the playground of people who could afford to live in grand redbrick Georgian houses that showed off their wealth and high standard of living.But as the newly-built suburbs became the preferred stomping ground of the elite, the homeowners left and the price of the buildings dropped.They soon went into the hands of landlords, who tried to fit as many residents as they possible could into the homes.Number 14 Henrietta St is an example of a home that was changed considerably so that more people could live there. What is now a front room once was a space that held a grand, wooden staircase, which led upstairs to the main rooms, as Dublin City Council’s Heritage Officer Charles Duggan explained:(Video ceilings and walls still bear the traces of their salubrious past, with ceiling cornices and the remnants of wall hangings still visible.There are pockmarks from where people hammered in nails, and even some pieces of wallpaper still stuck to the walls.Visting Henrietta St today is like stepping into a portal to the Ireland of the past, but a place that isn’t so far removed from where we are now.It’s a look at two contrasting parts of society, the rich and the poor, and a reminder of the decades of social change that have taken place in Ireland.(Video Radburn was one of the people who lived on Henrietta St. Click here to hear her story. Read: “The street was my playground”: A journey back to the tenement days>Read: Georgian cellars to be filled in during Luas Cross City construction>last_img read more

Understanding and accessing Windows 8s advanced boot options

first_imgAs each version of Windows is released, Microsoft has done a better job putting all of the advanced tasks in a centralized location. Windows 8 is no exception, but this time Microsoft has seen fit to add a number of steps in order to access some features that advanced users will undoubtedly want to access right away.Any time you feel the need to force the computer into Safe Mode, or disable driver signature enforcement in Windows 8, you will need to access the Advanced Startup. This is now also where you handle things like system failure controls, debugging mode, and boot logging. If you’re looking for the place to go for a system restore, image recover, or just to repair Windows 8, you’ll now find that in the Advanced Startup as well. Microsoft has done a great job rounding all of the tasks up that typically come with their own instruction manual and sticking them far away from the average user. In order to get to any of these features now, you need to find the option in the Control Panel that allows you to reboot into the Advanced Startup.Once you have rebooted into Advanced Startup, you will be walking through a series of Modern UI-like screens that all have very basic user interfaces. You will use a mouse or your finger if you have a touchscreen. There are some option panels in this menu that require the use of a keyboard, so if you are using a hybrid laptop or a Surface you will need to make sure your keyboard is nearby otherwise you will need to try this again later. You start off by selecting Troubleshoot, unless you have entered this menu by mistake.The Troubleshoot menu gives you several options for different tasks. If you need to wipe your PC and start with a fresh installation of Windows 8, you can do that here. If you want to keep all of your personal information, but would like to get rid of any apps or files that may be causing your Windows 8 install to run slower than expected, the refresh tool will remove all but your personal data and allow you to restore if you choose later on. Anything else you might want to do is hidden under the next menu layer, so hit Advanced options to move forward.The Advanced options is what you more than likely came to Advanced Startup for. Here you can perform a system restore using a recovery point you created earlier, or use a system image file to recover your PC if you back up your PC with image files. You can access the command prompt with the advanced controls enabled if you know what you are looking for, or you can go with the automatic repair if you think Microsoft knows best when it comes to repairing your PC.If you are interested in things like driver controls, boot logging, or debugger tools, you will need to enable them in the Startup Settings menu.In order to get to the Startup Settings menu, you will need to restart your PC. (Repeatedly pressing F8 while restarting won’t do it! Microsoft says Windows 8 is too fast for that.) When you click the icon, you will be asked if you are sure you would like to reboot your PC to access this menu. When you select restart you will be taken to a lower resolution blue screen that requires the keyboard to use. Your mouse and touch screen won’t work on this menu at all. This menu will allow you to make changes to Windows 8 that will be reflected immediately after the computer boots back into Windows 8. If you need specific kinds of Safe Mode, or if you would like to disable some of the features Microsoft has enable for the safety of basic users, this screen will get you what you need. Once you have made the changes you would like to make, the PC will reboot and you’ll be back at your lock screen.It’s something of an understatement to say that Microsoft hid some of these features — considering you have to go through no less than two reboots and five menu layers just to get to the options. The placement of some of these features makes some power users concerned that Microsoft will use this to make it easy to dispose of these features in the future, forcing users to do things the Modern UI way. While we’re still a long way away from Microsoft being able to remove most of these features, they have certainly accomplished their goal of hiding them from users who might accidentally do harm to their PCs.last_img read more

Supreme Court appoints two corruption prosecutors

first_imgThe Supreme Court has appointed two top judicial officials as “corruption prosecutors” in a bid to plow through a plethora of cases of alleged graft and mismanagement of public money.Athens First Instance Court prosecutor Eleni Raikou is to hold the post in the capital while appeals court prosecutor Argyris Dimopoulos is to take the job in Thessaloniki. Raikou played a key role in getting former Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos to face justice for millions of euros in kickbacks he is alleged to have pocketed from defense contracts. Raikou’s new job will be to bring to task other state functionaries found to have mismanaged state money. Dimopoulos will do the same in Thessaloniki, where former Mayor Vassilis Papageorgopoulos was jailed for life in February for embezzlement.Both are to play a key role in speeding up existing corruption probes and will be able to recruit a team of prosecutors to flank them.Source: Kathimerini Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

Un bruit de fond modéré stimule la créativité

first_imgUn bruit de fond modéré stimule la créativitéPubliée dans le Journal of Consumer Research, une étude américaine montre que la créativité d’une personne augmente quand celle-ci est entourée d’un bruit de fond modéré, mais retombe lorsque ce dernier devient trop fort. Un fait qui intéresse les promoteurs de nouveaux produits pour mieux gérer leurs espaces de vente… Une équipe internationale de scientifiques a établi expérimentalement qu’un modeste niveau de bruit ambiant (environ 70 décibels, soit l’équivalent d’une voiture de tourisme circulant sur une route) améliore les performances sur des tâches créatives, mais qu’un niveau élevé de bruit (85 décibels, soit l’équivalent du bruit du trafic sur une route principale) nuit à la créativité en réduisant le traitement de l’information. “Nous avons découvert qu’il y a une relation en ‘U’ inversé (courbe) entre le niveau de bruit et la créativité”, résume Ravi Mehta, de l’Université de l’Illinois cité par Sci-news.À lire aussiPourquoi certains s’évanouissent-ils à la vue du sang ?Une réalité qui s’applique aussi à la réceptivité à des idées innovantes… ou à de nouveaux produits. Car c’est là le but essentiel de la recherche : savoir comment les gestionnaires d’un point de vente doivent aménager au mieux celui-ci pour permettre au consommateur d’être le plus sensible possible aux nouveaux concepts ou produits. Pour les besoins de l’expérience, le bruit testé était bien sûr un brouhaha de voix, comme dans un supermarché…”Il s’agit de recherches auxquelles les gens peuvent se rapporter presque immédiatement : ‘Je travaille dans un café : comment le volume de la musique d’ambiance affecte-t-il ma performance ?’. Nos résultats impliquent que, au lieu de s’enterrer dans une pièce calme pour essayer de trouver une solution [à un problème], marcher à l’extérieur ou entrer dans un environnement relativement bruyant comme un café peut (…) générer des idées créatives”, conclut toutefois le Pr Mehta.Le 19 mai 2012 à 10:30 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

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first_imgOut 10/19 – 25% off Dark Souls Remastered (Switch)Dark Souls Remastered for the Switch will finally be released on October 19 but for a limited time you can already get 25% off the sale price. That makes this a better deal than the late 20% off Prime and GCU discounts (RIP). The remastered edition includes the main game in buttery smooth 60fps high definition and includes the Artorias of the Abyss DLC. Because this is a preorder, shipping is free at Walmart. 50% off Monopoly Special Edition Board GamesIt’s the classic board game but with themed board, cards, tokens, and gameplay tweaks.Get the Monopoly Gamer: Mario Kart at Gamestop for $13.50Get the Monopoly Rick and Morty Edition for $19.99Get the Monopoly Star Wars Han Solo Edition for $11.49 ViewSonic M1 Portable Projector with Harman Kardon Speakers $250This tiny little projector fits in the palm of your hand and weighs less than 2lbs, and yet it can project up to an 100″ image from 9 feet away. It has a built-in battery that lasts 6 hours, so you don’t even need to plug it in. The dual Harman Kardon speakers provide ample sound.Use code “50OFFM1” to get it on Amazon for $249.99 Get it for Switch at Walmart for $29.49 with Free 2-Day Shippingcenter_img 2018 Model GoPro Hero HD Waterproof Action Cam (Flashable to GoPro Hero 5 Black) for $180The 2018 GoPro Hero HD is hardware-wise identical to the GoPro Hero 5 Black. In fact, there is a reddit thread that shows you how to flash the firmware so that your budget GoPro Hero HD can turn into the GoPro Hero 5 Black. The GoPro HD features 1080p video, 2″ rear LCD display, WiFi and Bluetooth with voice control, and a waterproof body (without needing a case).Get it on Amazon for $179.87 55″ RCA 4K HDTV for $259.99You won’t find a less expensive 55″ TV. This TV doesn’t have smart capability, but all you need to do is plug in an Amazon Fire TV or Chromecast.Get it at Walmart for $259.99 with Free 2-Day Shippinglast_img read more

Giroud Higuains arrival darkens my Chelsea future

first_imgChelsea striker Olivier Giroud revealed that Gonzalo Higuain’s arrival certainly darkens his future and opened the door towards a potential return to France.The French World Cup winner left his homeland in 2012 for Arsenal after helping Montpellier beat Paris Saint-Germain to the Ligue 1 title.Last year then saw Giroud make a controversial switch to Arsenal’s London rivals Chelsea after a lack of game time at the Emirates Stadium.However, under coach Maurizio Sarri, Giroud has fared little better with just six starts in the Premier League this season.This has led to reports linking Giroud with a return to France with both Marseille and Lyon.Speaking to CANAL Foot Club, prior to Higuain’s arrival last week, Giroud indicated a return to Ligue 1 could happen even if his priority is to remain in England.“I will never make people unanimously satisfied with me,” admitted Giroud.Harry Maguire, Manchester UnitedLiverpool legend Nicol slams Harry Maguire’s Man United form Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Steve Nicol believes Harry Maguire has made some “horrendous mistakes” recently, and has failed to find his best form since joining Manchester United.“There is a little part of regret and frustration. The public expects a goalscorer to score goals. I’m the fourth best goalscorer of French football and nobody can take that away from me.“The coach makes [Eden] Hazard play nine which is detrimental to strikers. But he is the best player I’ve ever played with.“If the club decides to get another striker, like Higuain, it will certainly darken my future at Chelsea.“I’ve never said no to a return to France. Lyon and Marseille are two great clubs. My priority is to stay in the Premier League though.”Higuain made his Chelsea debut on Sunday in their 3-0 FA Cup win over Sheffield Wednesday at Stamford Bridge and was replaced by Giroud in the 82nd-minute of the fourth-round clash.The Blues will next take a trip to the Vitality Stadium where they will face Bournemouth in a Premier League match on Wednesday with kick-off set for 20:45 (CET).last_img read more

Lionel Scaloni happy as Argentina boss

first_imgLionel Scaloni is pleased with how well things have gone at Argentina and is looking forward to continuing coaching the national teamThe 40-year-old’s appointment as manager of Argentina hasn’t been widely welcome with the legendary Diego Maradona frequently criticising the decision.But Scaloni’s results in charge of La Albiceleste speak for themselves with just one defeat, which came against Brazil in October, and four wins in his first six games.Now the former Lazio and Deportivo La Coruña defender is looking forward to leading Argentina at the 2019 Copa America.“I am happy because the objectives we set ourselves were achieved,” said Scaloni, according to Fox Sports.Raheem Sterling, EnglandTop 5 best players from the international break weekend Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 11, 2019 After a fresh international break just came to an end, we need to talk about the Top 5 best players during this whole weekend.We…“To contribute players to this new team. I am happy to have the possibility to continue.”Scaloni’s only previous coaching experience came as an assistant for both La Liga side Sevilla and Argentina.He added: “It does not bother me that I do not have experience because it’s the reality. Any coach who starts, logically, has no experience.“I had the opportunity to be in an important technical body, in Seville and in the national team. I cannot get angry because it’s the truth.”last_img read more

City Of Kenai To Install Weather Cams At Kenai Airport

first_imgAt the Airport Commission meeting on October 12, the Airport commission recommended the City Council approve the memorandum of understanding. The Kenai City Council passed the memorandum with unanimous consent on Wednesday, December 6, at the City Council meeting. Kenai City Manager Paul Ostrander: “This is just going to be another opportunity for the public to be able to look at these FAA weather cams and be able to see what the weather is at that time at the airport.” Story as aired: Audio PlayerJennifer-on-Kenai-getting-weather-cams.mp3VmJennifer-on-Kenai-getting-weather-cams.mp300:00RPd The memorandum states that the expense for the installation and maintenance of the cameras will be covered by  the Airforce, and the City will provide power and internet connectivity, with both parties having access to the feed.The military has contracted with the FAA to install the weather cameras at the Kenai Airport. The motivation for the webcams is partially to see weather in the Inlet and will allow the public to access the weather on the cameras.center_img The 3rd Operations Support Squadron, a combat support unit of the United States Airforce, located at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson has requested the City of Kenai enter into an Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to provide support for the installation of four weather cameras at the Kenai Airport. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Kenai Municipal Airport will have four weather cameras installed in order to provide support F-22 operations in Kenai and serve other aviation related purposes.last_img read more

Robert Pattinson could be The Batman for Warner Bros

first_img Comments Every Batman that matters, ranked 7 Here’s hoping Robert Pattinson has more luck as Batman than Ben Affleck did in the 2016 movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Warner Bros. Twilight actor Robert Pattinson could end up playing the Caped Crusader in director Matt Reeves’ upcoming superhero film The Batman, hitting theaters on June 25, 2021, according to a report from Variety on Thursday.”Pattinson was cast even as Reeves continues to polish a final version of the script,” according to Variety. However, according to a report from Deadline on Thursday, Pattinson isn’t the only actor in the running. Nicholas Hoult — who stars in both Tolkien and the film Dark Phoenix — is also on the short list for The Batman lead.Reeves — best known for his work on the most recent Planet of the Apes sequels — took over Batman directing duties from Ben Affleck in January 2017.Reeves was allowed to pick his own Bruce Wayne, which could end up being the Twilight heartthrob Pattinson or Hoult. If either the 32-year-old Pattinson or the 29-year-old Hoult agree to play the Caped Crusader, either actor will be the youngest to ever play Batman on the big screen.Warner Bros. did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Tags DC Comics Batman Share your voice TV and Movies Comics 17 Photoslast_img read more

State officials weigh shift to more voting by mail

first_imgBill Ferguson exits a voting booth at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center, one of two available precincts in Bethel in November 2016. State officials are considering replacing the voting system as they replace voting equipment and software. (Photo by Katie Basile/KYUK)The state’s election equipment and software is outdated.Listen nowAlong with considering a replacement, state officials are considering a new election system in which many more voters would cast their votes by mail. But rural Alaskans don’t want a system that entirely relies on mail.A work group that’s advising Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott on election policy met by phone Wednesday to talk about possible changes to the system.Virgene Hanna of the Institute of Social and Economic Research, or ISER, presented survey results from Southwest Alaska. Residents there prefer the current system, but are open to having the option of voting by mail, once they hear about it.“Not surprisingly, the more dissatisfied they were with the mail service, the more likely they were to respond that they wanted to keep voting the way it is now,” Hanna said.Any changes would not happen this year. State officials are aiming to replace the equipment and software by the elections in 2020.If the new system is like that used by Anchorage this year, all voters would receive their ballots in the mail. They would have a choice whether to return them by mail or take them to a polling place.The state hired the consulting company Resource Data Inc. to advise the Division of Elections on potential changes to state law to allow more voting by mail. Dennis Wheeler is leading this work.“Just as an example, currently on the books, there’s a statute that says the division director can hold elections by mail as long as they’re not coinciding the general, the primary or any municipal election, so obviously that’s a hurdle that makes vote by mail not much of an option at this point,” Wheeler said.State officials said one of their goals is to maximize the accessibility of the voting system. The first Anchorage municipal election that was primarily vote by mail had the highest voter turnout of the past decade.Division Director Josie Bahnke said the state must replace its outdated equipment. She said any change to the current voting system must work well across the state. That’s why the state asked ISER to survey Southwest Alaska.“One of the guiding principles of the group is that if it doesn’t work for rural Alaska, then it won’t work for Alaska,” Bahnke said. “And so we’ve been very cognizant of that.”The overall cost of replacing the election equipment and software is $4.8 million. The state has received a $3 million grant from the federal government to replace them.last_img read more

AL govt strangling dissent Khaleda

first_imgKhaleda ZiaBNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday said the government’s vindictive attitude towards its political rivals is increasingly becoming dangerous, reports UNB.She alleged that the Awami League wanted to eliminate the existence of the opposition and alternative opinions.”The current regime has created a suffocating situation in the country where no one, including political leaders and activists, feels safe and secure,” the former prime minister said in a statement.The BNP leader issued the statement protesting at the arrest of her advisory council member Taimur Alam Khandaker and Swechchhasebak Dal organising secretary Yasin Ali.Khaleda Zia strongly condemned and protested their arrest.She said the government is using ‘false’ cases as weapons to arrest and harass and suppress the BNP leaders and activists.”Spreading panic among people has now become essential for the government to protect its power by suppressing people’s protest against it. A senior lawyer and political like Taimur Alam Khandaker has been arrested only for this reason,” she observed.The BNP chairperson alleged that the government has also taken a destructive policy to grasp the entire nation and establish its dictatorship.She said the opposition leaders and activists in the country are being deprived of exercising their constitutional rights. “There’s no sign of democracy now in the country while the government has snatched people’s basic and human rights.”Khaleda urged the government to stop the ‘mass arrest’ of BNP leaders and activists across the country.She also demanded the government release Taimur and other arrested BNP leaders and activists after withdrawing the ‘false’ cases filed against them.Earlier in the day, the police arrested Taimur Alam Khandaker outside Narayanganj district court in connection with a violence case.Officer-in-charge of Fatulla police station Md Kamal Uddin said they arrested Taimur around 1:15pm in a case filed for instigating violence during the non-stop blockade of the BNP-led alliance in 2015.last_img read more

IT employee dies after bike hits roadside railing

first_imgKolkata: An IT professional was killed in a bike accident in New Town on Thursday.Police came to know after speaking to some people who witnessed the incident that the youth failed to control the vehicle and hit a roadside railing. He received severe injuries on his head. Locals went to the spot and found him writhing in pain. Police too reached the spot after receiving information from the locals and was initially taken to a private hospital. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeLater, he was shifted to Bidhannagar Sub-divisional Hospital where he was declared brought dead. The police sent the body for an autopsy. Police found the victim’s helmet at the spot and suspect that he was not wearing the same while riding the two-wheeler. A police officer said the accident would not have turned fatal if the biker had worn a helmet. Cops also suspect that he was riding the bike at a high speed and as a result he couldn’t control the bike and hit the road side railing. It may be mentioned that the state government and the police have taken a series of steps to make people aware about safety norms that one must follow while riding two-wheelers.last_img read more

Students in northern Cyprus top 100000

first_imgOver 100,000 students are attending universities in northern Cyprus this academic year, Turkish Cypriot ‘education minister’ Cemal Ozyigit said on Monday.A total of 102,944 students are enrolled this academic year, an increase of 1,933 students compared to the 2017-2018 academic year, Ozyigit said.From the total 102,944 university students, Ozyigit added,12,506 are Turkish Cypriots, 54,966 are Turkish and 35,472 are foreign nationals.You May LikeUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementAdd This One Thing To Your Dog’s Food To Help Them Be HealthierUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementUndoDr. Marty ProPower Plus Supplement3 Dangerous Foods People Feed Their Dogs (Without Realizing It)Dr. Marty ProPower Plus SupplementUndoLuxury Crossover SUV I Search AdsThese SUVs Are The Cream Of The Crop. Search For 2019 Luxury Crossover SUV DealsLuxury Crossover SUV I Search AdsUndo Turkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoThe Deniz boat incident showed clearly the intentions of the Turkish sideUndoConcern over falling tourism numbersUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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