The concept of meeting in cyberspace predates the World Wide Web.The oldest dating site that's still around is Matchmaker, which started as a dial-up BBS in 1985 and ran on a Radio Shack TRS-80 with modems (above).RELATED: Louvre reopens after pickpocket protest"There have always been pickpockets at the Louvre and in tourist locations in Paris, but for the last year-and-a-half the gangs have become increasingly violent. Nothing can stop them, " Sophie Aguirre, a supervisor at the museum, told the BBC.
Thirty-five years ago, while traveling with my family in Paris, I got a firsthand lesson in how to thwart a pickpocket.
Soon after we'd boarded a crowded metro, a would-be thief tried to lift my father-in-law's wallet - but was stymied by the thick rubber band my savvy relative had attached inside his jacket pocket with a safety pin.
It's also a setting where visitors are perhaps less likely to be vigilant." He said he hoped tourists would not be put off visiting the city, but admitted "it is a subject that we shouldn't hide from and must take seriously."The U. Embassy in Paris supplies its own tips under the heading "Pickpockets in Paris: How to Avoid Becoming A Victim." Some examples, along with a few of my own and others cribbed from books on the subject:- Pare your wallet to the essentials: a single credit/ATM card, one piece of ID, and "no more than €40-50," suggests the embassy website.
"A hair brush can be easily replaced, but something like your passport or your social security card is much more difficult and its loss can cause much grief.
, it brings together like-minded couples in a non-threatening virtual space, so they can get to know each other before committing to a physical date.
On top of the countless mainstream sites, there are specialized ones to help you find someone with the same religion, interests and sexual preferences -- whether you're seeking a friendly relationship, life partner or a one-night stand.I -have- the flash plugin, and I have drivers installed for my video card. Open your browser, go to any page with Flash content.Right click on Flash content and select Settings from the menu.Now, click on the 'Allow' option, with the green check icon. This won't work, if, after selecting 'Settings' from the drop-down menu Flash refuses to accept mouse clicks.Basically, you can't do anything else in that dialogue but stare at it. Log out from your account, then log in to Unity 2D.Some of those, including let you browse potential mates for free (supported by ads), while offering a paid premium option with more features -- advanced searches, message read receipts and so on.