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I would like to expand on hippie's excellent answer with respect to Saudi Arabia. The highways symbols with the country map outline are national highways, which is a recent development as Saudi Arabia continues to build out its road infrastructure. In Saudi, the older signs simply had the name of the major destination, and the road was named for the major ...


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It's just to match the normative symbols to some degree that are usually used for each of the various types of roads in each country. You can fairly easily check this by comparing any maps or roadsigns in the country you're from, the country you're in, or international road atlases, which also try to match the normative symbols. By "types" or "grades" of ...


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Of all the drinks that are offered on board, other than water - tomato juice is the one that affects jet lag the least. Coffee (and other drinks with caffeine, like tea and mountain dew/energy drinks) will dehydrate you, which causes eye irritation and increases the symptoms of jet lag. Alcohol does the same as above. You are left then with natural fruit ...


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The premise of this question is false. Airplane food is good on good airlines (many Asian airlines; Qantas) and bad on bad airlines (all US airlines, some European airlines). Whenever I fly Singapore Air (SQ), I look forward eagerly to the food. Even on economy class, they give you a fancy menu from which you can choose your meal option. And then for ...


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For me, I have it only while flying domestic in the US. The reason is that out of the very limited selection of free stuff you can get from any US airline, tomato juice is the closest thing to some sort of savory, filling food-like substance. This is especially true since these days they often don't even have peanuts or some of those mini pretzels or mini ...


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It comes down to a couple of reasons, for convenience and well, other: Copper is often used in roofing, both being an economical long term solution and looking good. It's also very malleable and easily shaped for domes and curves. When properly designed and installed, a copper roof provides an economical, long-term roofing solution. Tests on ...



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