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Air Traffic Control Prestwick opens 2010-01-26

Posted by clype in Glasgow, Scotland.
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The new air traffic control centre at Prestwick in Ayrshire is set to be formally opened.

About 130 controllers have relocated from Manchester to complete a decade-long strategy to control UK airspace from two centres instead of four. (more…)

Woman Rips Priceless Picasso 2010-01-25

Posted by clype in Articles of Interest, Humanities.
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[Picture of Picasso Painting "The Actor"]A woman who was taking an art class at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has accidentally fallen into a Picasso painting and damaged it.

The painting called The Actor sustained a vertical tear (more…)

US Opinion of EU 2010-01-12

Posted by clype in Articles of Interest, Health, Intolerance, Money, Statistics.
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As U.S. American health care reform nears the finish line, even calmer conservatives have been issuing dire warnings that ‘Obamacare’ will turn the U.S.A. into a European-style social democracy, and everyone knows that Europe has lost all its economic dynamism. Strange to say, however, what everyone knows isn’t true. (more…)