Tag Archives: Getting

REVEALED: Which banks are getting most complaints from YOU?

Taxpayer-backed Lloyds Bank has topped the list of most complaints made in the first half of 2016 to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS). There were a whopping 22,241 new cases lodged against the lender, and a further 22,090 made against the Bank of Scotland, which is part of the same group. Payment protection insurance (PPI) were the subject of the ...

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Video shows a Boeing 737 getting a brand-new look

Video shows the nine-day process of painting a Boeing 737 in just minutes Ten different colours were used, adding up to a total of 56 gallons of paint A crew of 45 people working in three shifts were needed for the project By Qin Xie For Mailonline Published: 11:13 EST, 16 February 2016 | Updated: 13:28 EST, 16 February 2016 ...

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Turns Out You May Be Getting Enough Sleep After All

Good news, folks. Looks like you may be getting enough sleep after all. According to a new study released this week, our ancestors may have had less sleep than we do. Jerome Siegel of the University of California, Los Angeles and Gandhi Yetish of the University of New Mexico studied the sleeping patterns of traditional societies in Africa and South ...

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Obama jokes about getting older at gala

J. Scott Applewhite/AP ‘Next week I’m signing an executive order to get off my lawn,’ President Obama said as he cracked jokes about his age and approval ratings Saturday night at the Gridiron Club and Foundation’s annual dinner. Getting older changes a guy, President Obama said Saturday night, and he admitted he’s getting crankier. “Next week I’m signing an executive ...

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Universal Orlando Getting Bigger, Better, Wetter, Wilder

Filed under: Company News, Walt Disney, Travel, Entertainment Industry, Travel Industry Stuart PearceUniversal Orlando has submitted plans to build a water park next to its theme parks. When it’s open, it’s rumored that the nearby Wet ‘n Wild will be torn down and a hotel built there. Universal Orlando is hoping to make a big splash at its Florida theme ...

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The US Navy’s robot SAFFiR is getting closer to fighting fires at sea

The US Navy has unveiled a prototype of its Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot (SAFFiR). The last time we saw SAFFiR, it wasn’t much more than an aluminum core and two legs, but now it looks more like the futuristic firefighting humanoid it originally promised to be. Continue reading… The Verge – All Posts

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Miami is finally getting somewhere. Virginia Tech is not.

Miami has been looking pretty good on paper for a while, but the Hurricanes looked good on television last night, too. Meanwhile, Virginia Tech grows more directionless by the day. In the F/+ ratings, there had been six defenses that had separated from the pack: Alabama, Clemson, Ole Miss, Stanford, Louisville, and your No. 1 F/+ defense, Virginia Tech. Duke ...

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Ebola panic is getting pretty racist

The first time a reporter asked a CDC representative whether Thomas Duncan — the first patient to receive an Ebola diagnosis in the US — was an American citizen, the question seemed pretty tame. One could excuse it as a general inquiry about the Duncan’s nationality during the first press conference announcing his diagnosis. But after the CDC declined to answer, ...

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U.S. Airlines Doing Better at Getting Us There On Time

Filed under: Travel, Travel Industry AP/Lisa Poole By DAVID KOENIG DALLAS — At the height of this summer’s travel season, airline flights were more likely to arrive on time and less likely to be canceled than they were last year. The improvement in airline performance was a welcome break for travelers. Over the first six months of 2014, delays were ...

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