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  Head-on engagement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Head-on engagement is one where a surface-to-air missile system or jet aircraft engages another aircraft while the target aircraft is flying towards the attacker.
Radar-guided missiles are typically able, however head-on many aircraft have a much smaller radar cross-section so the radar may not be able to track/lock onto the target at maximum range in this type of engagement.
Many missiles have an effective range in a head-on engagement on the order of three or four times of that in a tail-chase engagement.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Head-on_engagement   (245 words)

 Fantasy Basketblog: Head On
Head started, played 43 minutes and poured in 28 points, grabbed 7 boards, hit 5 3s, made 9-of-17 from the field, all 5 free throws, and added 3 assists.
Still, color me skeptical that Head will be able to keep this up, or even come close.
The more intriguing development is that if Head does manage to have a few more games close to this level, Rafer Alston might have a really, really hard time finding those 35 mpg he needs when he comes back.
fantasybasketblog.blogspot.com /2005/11/head-on.html   (1900 words)

 PSP Game Reviews: Twisted Metal Head-On
Head On does a superb job of looking just like its PS2 predecessor; even every little special effect from the game's combat has remained preserved.
Head-On is definitely a looker for a launch title; it stands above a number of PSP's launch titles with expansive backgrounds, such as Need for Speed Underground Rivals and possibly even Ridge Racers.
Head-On is also one of the very first PSP games to not just include wi-fi LAN multiplayer capability, but complete online capability.
www.psxextreme.com /scripts/reviews3/review.asp?RevID=6   (1111 words)

 Micromuse : Channel Partners - CHANNEL PARTNERS PROFILE FOR Head-On
Founded in 1986, Head-On is a full service software house dedicated to the marketing, sales, and support of third party software products to the Israeli market.
Head-On has grown a reputation for excellence in marketing and sales of sophisticated products with long sales cycles.
Head-On, with its in-house customer training expertise, customizes training materials and presentations to meet the requirements of the Israeli marketplace and technical end-user.
www.micromuse.com /partners/channels/profiles/display_matrix_entry.cgi?&keyname=headon   (367 words)

 Head On - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Head On", a 1991 recording of a Jesus and Mary Chain song by American rock group Pixies
Head On, a 1998 Australian film directed by Ana Kokkinos
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Head_On   (117 words)

 Going to Extremes: Fatih Akin on His Turkish-German Love Story "Head-On"
Fatih Akin (right) with "Head-On" stars Birol Unel (left) and Sibel Kekilli (center) at the 2004 Berlin, where the film won the Golden Bear.
Fatih Akin's "Head-On" is an energetic blast of extreme situations -- it has laughs and tears, goth songs by The Sisters of Mercy alongside Turkish traditionals, the hip bars of Hamburg and the dusty cafes of Istanbul, and -- of course -- love and hate.
When we were shooting the musicians there for "Head-On," it was such an interesting world for me, that I wanted to share it with an audience.
www.indiewire.com /people/people_050119akin.html   (2541 words)

 German-Turkish Film "Head-On" Wins Berlinale | Culture & Lifestyle | Deutsche Welle | 14.02.2004
"Head-On," a film by a German-Turkish director won the Golden Bear at the 54th Berlin Film Festival Saturday, marking the first time in 18 years that a submission from Germany managed to take the Berlinale's top prize.
Directed by German-Turkish director Fatih Akin, "Head-On" (Gegen die Wand) tells the story of a marriage of convenience between two Turks in Hamburg: young Sibel, who is trying to escape the influence of her traditional family, and the older and self-destructive Cahit.
Although "Head-On" had been popular with festival-goers, its win comes as a bit of a surprise since other movies including "Before Sunset" starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy and "Ae Fond Kiss" by British director Ken Loach had been among the favorites.
www.dw-world.de /dw/article/0,,1114728,00.html   (465 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Head On at Epinions.com
Because this is a film with a substantial amount of brutal sex in it, and it would collapse completely without a main actor who produces so much heat.
Head On is a sexually explicit, but non-exploitative look at the life of a young gay ethnically Greek Australian guy - unable to talk to his community, feeling trapped by tradition and desperate for some sense of freedom.
So an audience is stuck with a difficult twenty minute period in the middle of the film where there seems to be no resolution in sight, no direction to follow, no structure for the unending drama to hang itself upon.
www.epinions.com /mvie-review-225D-58692C1-3818DA60-bd4   (362 words)

 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Head injury
A head injury is any trauma that leads to injury of the scalp, skull, or brain.
A concussion is a type of closed head injury that involves the brain.
Stabilize the head and neck by placing your hands on both sides of the person's head, keeping the head in line with the spine and preventing movement.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/000028.htm   (1127 words)

 Head-On (2005) Film Review - MovieWeb
Not only is there an ego clash between the two but Cahit is a hot head and his actions drive Sibel right into the hands of her family who are all to glad to send her back to Turkey.
Head-On, which won the Golden Bear in Berlin, five German Lolas, and three major European Film Awards, has verve and is well grounded in dealing with the subject of identity and culture clash between two people from different European countries.
Overall, Head-On is not particularly original but it is often riveting enough to hold one’s attention.
www.movieweb.com /movies/film/46/2846/review4486.php   (390 words)

 Twisted Metal: Head-On Review - PSP
Head-On includes all the other Twisted Metal favorites: a weak machine gun with unlimited ammo, homing missiles, fire missiles, power missiles, ricochet discs, remote bombs and swarm missiles.
Head-On is high on quality, high on replay value, and high on multiplayer enjoyment.
Head-On is the first top-of-the-line multiplayer game designed for a handheld.
psp.gamezone.com /gzreviews/r25791.htm   (1185 words)

 IGN: Twisted Metal: Head-On Review
The single player modes of Twisted Metal: Head-On are nearly identical to those of Twisted Metals past, centering on the straight-forward story mode that drops players into a series of different arenas to battle it out in a free-for-all melee.
The upgrades can increase the power of special attacks, boost the height of jumps, and even improve armor, and their effect is permanent until the driver dies.
The endings in Head-On may not match the awesome absurdity of Twisted Metal 2, but the styling is very much here, invoking a nostalgia that even Twisted Metal: Black couldn't achieve.
psp.ign.com /articles/597/597447p1.html   (538 words)

 Head-On: Two bleeding hearts. By David Edelstein
Head-On hovers on the outskirts of comedy, on the brink of farce, before taking a swerve into the land of worst-case scenarios.
Head-On doesn't sound like a lot of fun, but it keeps you on edge, laughing nervously, appalled and, against all odds, entertained.
Head-On is a downer, but it doesn't leave you demolished.
www.slate.com /id/2113147   (833 words)

 Head-On - Preview Online
He had been successful at the local box office with his last film, Solino, the story of two generations of Italian immigrants in the Ruhr from the sixties to the present day.
While their parents see the ‘new’ country as something necessity has forced upon them and still think of Turkey as home, for their children Germany is the only home they know.
In Head-On, the younger generation speak German among themselves and Turkish with their parents - a pattern that will be familiar to second-generation immigrants anywhere, from London’s Southall to New York’s Lower East Side.
www.preview-online.com /sp2004/feature_articles/head-on   (362 words)

 :: rogerebert.com :: Reviews :: Head-On (xhtml)
I treasured the scene where Cahit's new brother-in-law suggests they all make a trip to a brothel, but is enraged when Cahit suggests that the man return home and sleep with his wife instead.
The most memorable film I've seen about immigrants in Germany was "Ali -- Fear Eats the Soul" (1974), by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, a director with an uncanny resemblance to Cahit, especially in the categories of personal hygiene, barbering and drug abuse.
In "Ali," a middle-aged cleaning woman marries a much younger Moroccan man, and when she announces this fact to her family, a son (played by Fassbinder) stares at her for a second, stands up and kicks out the screen of her television set.
rogerebert.suntimes.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050407/REVIEWS/50323005/1023   (713 words)

 Head-On (Gegen die Wand) Movie Review - Head-On (Gegen die Wand) Movie Trailer - The Boston Globe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
He could have called the picture ''The Ballad of Cahit and Sibel," in honor of its lovers, but its English title seems apt, since its writer-director is such an electrifying aggressor and his movie is so beautifully addicted to collisions.
Kekilli is a former German adult-film actress whose humiliated Turkish parents found out about it in the papers; her bad-girl life bizarrely mirrors this character's.
Her seductive body language in ''Head-On" certainly feels natural for someone with a past in porn.
www.boston.com /movies/display?display=movie&id=7505   (936 words)

 Changing a Calf Skin Head on a Banjo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For many years banjo heads have been relatively easy to change and last a lot longer due to the fact that they are pre mounted plastic.
After the head is removed, you will have to get the "flesh hoop" out of the head.
Since the head is old and dried and being replaced anyway, may I suggest a sharp knife or an X-Acto knife for this job.
members.tripod.com /~banjoist/head.html   (422 words)

 Head-On (2005): Reviews
The love that heals and the love that kills are one and the same in the exhilarating Head-On, Fatih Akin's overgrown dead-end-kid romance for live-wire adults.
The movie is well and fearlessly acted, and the writer-director (Fatih Akin) is determined to follow her story to a logical and believable conclusion, rather than letting everyone off the hook with a conventional ending.
Head-On loses its merry mojo once events turn irrevocable and the action switches from Hamburg to Istanbul.
www.metacritic.com /video/titles/headon   (1033 words)

 Head-On - Julian Cope
Head-On is pop-autobiography: Julian Cope tells his story.
Generally, the advice that musicians should let their music speak is sound, but Cope does a fine job here providing the background story to his music.
The Teardrop Explodes made some good music, and Cope treats it almost too lightly, as though it has little to do with the success of the group.
www.complete-review.com /reviews/copej/headon.htm   (1357 words)

 My Eric Clapton Head On A Stick's first day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I suppose chasing her around with the Eric Clapton Head On A Stick over my face was an error in judgement.
The Eric Clapton Head On A Stick was very anxious to take a relaxing bath after spending a couple of days being handled by Postal employees.
The Eric Clapton Head On A Stick abstains from alcohol and is actually a bit militant about it.
www.slowhand.net /echead/firstday.htm   (276 words)

 Element reference: <head> - Markup encyclopedia - BzaBlog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Normally information placed in the head element will not be dispayed by the browser, but it may be parsed to the browser by other metthods.
The head element must always be opened directly after the html element, and closed right before the body element.
There are no differences between the structure of a head element in HTML 4.01 and XHTML.
bzabza.com /markup/165   (176 words)

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 The Encyclopedia of Head Vases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Head vases, developed for the florist industry in the twentieth century, and now an increasingly popular collectible, were made in a variety of sizes and styles.
The Encyclopedia of Head Vases provides a broad perspective on vases available, placing special emphasis on those heads which had not previously been pictured in a book.
Special chapters on the popular Betty Lou Nichols heads, Christmas heads, wall pockets, and related collectibles, along with a current price guide will make this book and important reference for collectors and dealers.
www.booksforcollectors.com /catalogue/collectors-books/SCH2654.htm   (215 words)

 Twisted Metal: Head-On Review for PSP on GamePro.com
Sprinkled in-between missions, you'll be tasked to take on a boss--usually a juiced up mechanical behemoth that just continuously pours on barrages of explosions at you.
Where as playing Head-On alone has its moments, playing with seven other Twisted friends via wireless connectivity is a blast.
In short, Head-On is yet another reason why you should pick up the PSP.
www.gamepro.com /sony/psp/games/reviews/42874.shtml   (858 words)

 Twisted Metal: Head-On : Reviews, Preview, Cheats, News, Screenshots, Movies, and Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sony’s TWISTED METAL series is known as being one of the first series to bring car combat to the forefront, and with its PSP release, TWISTED METAL: Head-On, the series shows it still has everything that made it great...
Hostel, directed by Eli Roth, tells the tale of two American a backpackers who find the evil underside of Europe.
Head-On has over 15 vehicles to select from, although some are locked at the beginning of the game.
www.rottentomatoes.com /g/playstation_portable/twisted_metal_head_on/about.php   (488 words)

 Bright Lights Film Journal | Head On
Ana Kokkinos’s debut feature Head On was one of the more distinctive entries in San Francisco’s 1999 Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, not least because it threw out once and for all the foolish notion that women can’t direct hot gay (or straight, for that matter) sex scenes.
But Head On is more than the string of brutal anonymous sex encounters that litter the plot like so many used rubbers.
The film is a solid exercise in generational angst — in this case the angst-ridden youth is gorgeous 19-year-old Ari (Alex Dimitriades), a semi-closet case who spends his time snorting coke, getting blown by mostly ugly strangers (or blowing them), and trying to find a fit in a world that won’t have him.
www.brightlightsfilm.com /27/headon.html   (798 words)

 Stingers: Head On - TV.com
Head On Episode Number: 190 Season Num: 8 First Aired: Tuesday November 30, 2004 Prod Code:
Meanwhile, Harris starts to feel threatened as Angie and Sean Hunter take their relationship to the next level.
Tell the world what you think of Head On, write a review for this episode.
www.tv.com /stingers/head-on/episode/359606/summary.html   (200 words)

 GameSpy: Twisted Metal: Head-On Review
These are the staple single-player modes, but thankfully Sony has worked in a fantastic multiplayer mode which really goes all out in terms of wireless play.
Twisted Metal: Head-On is one of the few games at launch that supports both "ad-hoc" WiFi and "infrastructure" WiFi.
Ad-hoc mode is used to directly connect to up to six individual PSPs whereas the awesome infrastructure mode essentially allows you play across the Internet via a wireless access point against other players.
ps2.gamespy.com /playstation-portable/twisted-metal-psp/598284p1.html   (633 words)

 Variety.com - Reviews - Head-On   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Following an obviously long-standing path of self-destructive behavior, 40-year-old Cahit (Birol Unel) concludes a night of drinking and fighting by driving his old car head-on into the wall of a building.
In a jealous fit of rage he dispatches one of the men with whom she had a one-night stand after he returns to mock the cuckold.
With Cahit headed for prison, Sibel realizes she loves him, too, and during her subsequent stay in Istanbul without him, she spirals down into personal degradation.
www.variety.com /review/VE1117923115?categoryid=31&cs=1   (691 words)

 Twisted Metal: Head-On for PSP Review - PSP Twisted Metal: Head-On Review
And while Twisted Metal: Head-On might have been shrunk down to fit onto the sleek new PSP, it has lost none of its charm and none of its bite.
The most useful are the freeze, which is a homing blast that causes the vehicle on the receiving end to become a sitting duck for a few moments, and the shield, which makes you completely invulnerable for a little bit.
Twisted Metal 4 is as huge a leap ahead of Twisted Metal III as the second was to the original.
www.gamespot.com /psp/driving/twistedmetal/review.html   (1101 words)

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