Athletics: Steve Cram breaks the world record for the Mile, setting a new time of 3 minutes, Zola Budd breaks the world record for the women's 5, metres. George's, Sandwich.
Europe , with Tony Jacklin as team captain, wins the Ryder Cup for the first time. Adversity If you're going through hell, keep going.
Winston Churchill There is no education like adversity. Benjamin Disraeli Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant. Horace There are as many nights as days, and the one is just as long as the other in the year's course.
Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word 'happy' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. Carl Jung A woman is like a teabag - only in hot water do you realise how strong she is. Nancy Reagan Come what come may, Time and the hour runs through the roughest day. You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you.
Mary Tyler Moore One woe doth tread upon upon another's heel, So fast they follow. Jane Austen Men Can counsel and speak comfort to that grief Which they themselves not feel. What did I always say? The most beautiful words in the English language are not 'I love you' but 'It's benign'. Like a muscle it is strengthened by use. Ruth Gordon Doctor A man licensed to make grave mistakes L. Levinson Mammogram Who ever thought up the word 'Mammogram'? Every time I hear it, I think I'm supposed to put my breast in an envelope and send it to someone.
Jan King Misfortune Misfortune: the kind of fortune that never misses. Ambrose Bierce Nightmares I have had dreams and I've had nightmares. I overcame the nightmares because of my dreams. Jonas Salk Sorrows When sorrows come, they come not single spies, But in battalions. False Alarm On Christmas Eve a health check had revealed that Lyn had a lump in one of her breasts.
In the News - In the Charts. UK Best-selling Singles. In signal detection theory , a false alarm occurs where a non-target event exceeds the detection criterion and is identified as a target see Constant false alarm rate. Soviet Lieutenant Colonel Stanislav Petrov correctly assessed the Soviet nuclear false alarm incident , thus averting a nuclear war. One tragic example of the consequences of continued false alarms was the Boland Hall Fire on January 19, Because of false fire alarms many students started ignoring the fire alarms.
However, when an actual fire broke out, three students who ignored the fire alarms died and many others suffered injuries. Likewise, after too many audible car alarms are found false, most people no longer pay attention to see whether someone is stealing a vehicle, so even certain experienced thieves may confess that these alarms would not deter them from stealing vehicles. Another notable false alarm was the Hawaii missile alert on January 13, , in which an emergency message was sent incorrectly warning people in Hawaii of an incoming ballistic missile.
The term "false alarm" is actually a misnomer, and is regularly replaced by the term "nuisance alarm". When a sensor operates, it is hardly false [ opinion ] , and it is usually a true indication of the present state of the sensor. A more appropriate term is nuisance, indicating that the alarm activation is inconvenient, annoying, or vexatious. A prime example of this difference is burglar alarms being set off by spiders. A spider crawling on a web in front of the motion detector appears very large to the motion detector.
False alarms could also refer to situations where one becomes startled about something that is later determined to be untrue.
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