land mine

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A victim-triggered antipersonnel device buried in a road or field and intended to—when trod upon or run over by a vehicle—explode and kill/maim the enemy

land mine

Global village An antipersonnel device buried in a road, field, and countryside, intended to, when stepped on, explode and kill/maim the enemy du jour

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Q. Why do I have major headaches during flight landings? I always get really strong headaches just before landing. Lately, they have been so severe that I honestly feel like my head is going to explode. The closer the plane gets to the ground, the more pain I have. After landing, the pain eases a little but I have a headache at least a day or two afterwards. Do anyone have any suggestions?

A. The air pressure change makes air expand and if your ear canal is blocked –there is a severe pressure on your inner ear/estacian tube. This is painful.
You might try swallowing real hard or yawning, or “popping” your ears. This is called "Valsalva" maneuver :

Q. what are the do and don't do of Allergic people when they go out side to the open land?

A. if seasonal allergy is what you mean -there are certain times a year that you know you get sick. try avoiding long walks in fields of blooming flowers at those times...take antihistamine with you all the time, and don't forget some tissue paper :)

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This international treaty was created with the view toward ending the suffering and death caused by anti-personnel landmines "that kill or maim hundreds of people each week, mostly innocent and defenseless civilians and especially children; obstruct economic development and reconstruction; inhibit the repatriation of refugees and internally displaced persons; and have other severe consequences for years after emplacement.
The availability and placement of only a few anti-personnel landmines on the platoon's perimeter would increase every man's personal security, raise his comfort level significantly, and enhance his chance of survival.
The convention comes into force on March 1 and requires all countries holding anti-personnel landmines to destroy the weapons within four years.
15 ( ANI ): Sri Lanka has joined the international treaty banning anti-personnel landmines, Human Rights Watch has said.
The United States is finally taking a major step toward ridding the world of anti-personnel landmines.
Muscat: Oman joining the international treaty banning anti-personnel landmines on August 20, 2014, has been warmly welcomed by governments, United Nations agencies, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and the International Campaign to Ban Landmines.
by Pajhwok Report on 28 June, 2014 - 10:52 KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States has promised an end to producing anti-personnel landmines in the future and joining a treaty that outlaws their use.
The Obama administration stopped short, however, of announcing that it would destroy its large existing stockpile of anti-personnel landmines.
The Ottawa Treaty aims to eliminate anti-personnel landmines all around the world.
Campaign leader Jody Williams, who won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1997 for her work in bringing a ban on anti-personnel landmines, told the (http://www.
The Ottawa Treaty or the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, officially known as the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction, aims at eliminating anti-personnel landmines (AP-mines) around the world.
The use of anti-personnel landmines and cluster munitions must also stop.