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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Majdal Shams, occupied Syrian Golan, (SANA) Syrian resident in Majdal Shams in the occupied Syrian Golan Samih Ayoub said that passing the mine fields which separate Majdal Shams and the mother country Syria is considered to be a message to the Israeli occupation which thought that the cause of the refugees has been eradicated by the passage of time.
On June 4, Turkish Parliament passed the bill on clearing mine fields along the border with Syria.
We did a two-day course on how to behave in a land where there are landmines so we did not really fear for our safety in terms of mine fields.
Shinichi Mori, a popular singer and Olympic friendship ambassador who along with Moon visited minefields in Cambodia in March, told the news conference, ''When I was standing in the mine fields I felt the danger which the Cambodian people must live with every day.
Or, the experts add, if local commanders lose control of the population, the South could face a mass migration of refugees across the Demilitarized Zone - despite its mine fields and armed troops - in a desperate search for food.
Loung's subsequent campaign against landmines is a result of witnessing at first hand how her famished neighbors, after dodging soldier's bullets, risked their lives to traverse unmapped mine fields in search of food.
Tenders are invited for The Eqpt Is An Effective Foot Protection System Against Anti Pers Mine Blast And Used Breaching Of Mine Fields Creation Of Infantry Safe Lines And Other Operations In Mine Fields
ANKARA, Jun 17, 2009 (TUR) -- The law on clearing mine fields along Turkey's border with Syria was issued in the Official Gazette on Wednesday.
The company also collected valuable data about soil conditions and other environmental factors at known mine fields in the area.
The DoD develops systems for military applications that detect and neutralize mines, mine fields and unexploded ordnance.
President Abdullah Gul approved the law on clearing of mine fields along the Syrian border.