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Kinder Surprise Eggs, a hollow chocolate candy with a toy hidden inside, are banned from import into the United States because FDA regulations ban the inclusion of non-nutritive objects in confectionery products (unless the non-nutritive objects have functional value).

How to Allow Pings (ICMP Echo Requests) Through Your Windows Firewall

Have you ever noticed that with the Windows Vista Firewall enabled, you can't use ping from another computer to see if your Vista computer is alive? Sure, you could take the drastic step of disabling the firewall for testing purposes, but the simple solution is to just allow ICMP requests through the firewall.

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The space shuttle, external tank, two companion booster rockets, and fuel payload had a combined launch weight of approximately 4.4 million pounds, 3.785 million pounds of which was just the weight of the fuel—the bare, cargo-free shuttle itself only had a weight of 165,000 pounds.

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