SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileElvis Stojko was always a dramatic figure skater but until today, many Canadians didn’t realize that underneath the form fitting costumes beat the heart of a singer.In the press release for his just released single, Let Me Be the One, we’re told he has spent “several yearsin the studio” in an attempt to kickstart his new career as a musician. Stojko’s debut album, 100 Lifetimes, will follow later this fall. Track titles include Fire Ice, the pugilistic sounding Drop the Gloves and Dizzy (the latter perhaps inspired by all those figure skating spins).We’ve just heard the new song and, well, it’s not entirely embarrassing.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileFrance plans to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62 in 2018 in an effort to get the country’s rising public finances under control, the labour minister said Wednesday.Eric Woerth called the measure already strongly opposed by the opposition Socialist Party and labour unions a “real moral obligation,” given France’s burgeoning deficit and its aging population, which he said threatens the viability of the money losing pension system.The French budget deficit was at 7.5 per cent of gross domestic product last year. The Conservative government has vowed to bring it under three per cent the threshold set by the European Union by 2013. The Greek crisis has given added urgency to France’s plans to cut back.Read more:At what age do you think you will be able to retire? Take our poll.Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports.
In the same vein, I fallen too far out of love for playing guitar. Playing since I was 13(will be 28 in 3 weeks) and the past 3 years my playing has decreased dramatically and I only pick it up during practice or shows. I play in two bands currently but I think in 2019 I won be with those bands anymore.
Now, quality controls tests can be more closely controlled, and even more extreme. While car makers still do a lot of testing in the real world (like driving through Death Valley, Calif., to test how well a car handles hot weather), they can mimic and even exceed real world conditions in their own testing centers. Also, thanks to more precise sensors and computer programs, they can take more detailed measurements of a car’s responses to the tests.