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Ayrton Senna 20th anniversary

Postby Maxidyne » 01 May 2014, 10:12

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He streaked through the sport like a comet, an other-worldly superstar whose brilliance as a driver was matched by a dazzling intellect and coruscating charisma that illuminated Formula One racing as never before. No one tried harder or pushed himself further, nor did anyone shed so much light on the extremes to which only the greatest drivers go. Intensely introspective and passionate in the extreme, Ayrton Senna endlessly sought to extend his limits, to go faster than himself, a quest that u [...]
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Jeremy Clarkson ‘Should Be Fired’ After Recent Racism Scandal

Postby Plane And Simple » 01 May 2014, 11:40

The latest Clarkson scandal could see the presenter fired from the BBC

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Calls for Jeremy Clarkson to be fired from the BBC have been sparked following the Top Gear presenter’s apparent usage of the ‘n-word’. The racist slur was supposedly used while Clarkson was deciding on camera between the Subaru BRZ and Toyota GT86 using the ‘eeny, meeny, miny, moe’ rhyme.

The usage of the racist term in the rhyme dates back to around 1888 when American school children would use the word n****r instead of [...]
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Porsche Being Sued By Roger Rodas’ Widow Over Carrera GT Crash

Postby Plane And Simple » 13 May 2014, 15:33

Despite being cleared of wrongdoing, Porsche is being sued Kristine Rodas, with claims that the Carrera GT in which Rodas and Walker died was faulty

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The widow of Roger Rodas – the man who was driving the Porsche Carrera GT at the time of the accident in which claimed his own life and Paul Walker’s – is suing Porsche. According to Kristine Rodas, the V10 Carrera GT had faulty suspension and design flaws. The lawsuit alleges that Rodas was driving at 55mph before the accident, disputing the 80m [...]
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Paul Walker owned: 2003 Audi RS6 Avant

Postby Maxidyne » 17 May 2014, 09:47

This beautiful and RARE Audi RS6 *Avant* is not only a piece of history, it was also owned by one of the most popular names in the car industry, Paul Walker. This limited production vehicle was imported from Japan in July 2003, by Paul, as the Avant was not offered in the United States. After making this RS6 DOT compliant, Paul owned this vehicle until October 2011, where it was registered in Arizona. (Scan of title and bill of sale included in sale to verify authenticity)

This vehicle was p [...]
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Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 Hits Jetway in Sydney

Postby Plane And Simple » 26 May 2014, 16:07

THE pilots of this Singapore Airlines plane have been left a little red-faced after it struck an aerobridge at Sydney Airport this morning.
It is believed the A380 had just landed and was pulling into the gates when one of its engines impacted the aerobridge.


A news.com.au reader tweeted the following photo.

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A spokesperson for Sydney Airport told news.com.au,“there are no operational impacts and the damage is being assessed.”

“Singapore Airlines flight SQ231, an Airbus A380 operating from S [...]
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Watch Dogs publicity stunt in Australia led to bomb scare

Postby IAAG » 28 May 2014, 22:48

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A Watch Dogs publicity stunt in Australia led to the bomb squad being called to investigate a suspicious package.

Mumbrella reports that it started when a black safe was delivered to the offices of Ninemsn. The package also included a letter instructing the reporter there to "check your voicemail," but the reporter did not have a voicemail to use. Instead, office staff tried to enter a pin taped to the top of the safe, and it began to beep, leading to fears that it could be an explo [...]
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True Goodbye: ‘Using TrueCrypt Is Not Secure’

Postby Matthew » 29 May 2014, 07:53

The anonymous developers responsible for building and maintaining the free whole-disk encryption suite TrueCrypt apparently threw in the towel this week, shuttering the TrueCrypt site and warning users that the product is no longer secure now that Microsoft has ended support for Windows XP.

tcSometime in the last 24 hours, truecrypt.org began forwarding visitors to the program’s home page on sourceforge.net, a Web-based source code repository. That page includes instructions for helping Windows [...]
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