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Dana Cordell recently told me an anecdote about an eco-village in Sweden with urine-diverting composting toilets.
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I love the snow gum.
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Had the young woman at the bar been slightly more attractive, Geoff Noonan might have smelled a trap.
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The aging captain, gray at the temples now, had steered the great ship Glory for many years, and was ready to retire.
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It is, Roy thinks, perfect.
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Primitive technology is the practice of making tools, structures, textiles, and clothing using only natural materials found in the wild.
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In June 1885, three Frenchmen arrived in London.
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There’s a story from World War I, perhaps apocryphal, but possibly true, that sums up Australia’s love of gambling.
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You Verres will plead that your statues and pictures have adorned the city and the forum of the people of Rome …
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The world was riveted by the news coming out of Thailand.
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Through his periscope, Kapitän Hans Schultz watched the chaos aboard the schooner Carroll A.
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Amma is walking along the promenade of the waterway that bisects her city, a few early morning barges cruise slowly by to her left is the nautical-themed footbridge with its deck-like walkway and sailing mast pylons
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In the early afternoon on a Saturday in June, Jack Kennison put on his sunglasses, got into his sports car with the top down, strapped the seatbelt over his shoulder and across his large stomach, and drove to Portland.
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Nan Appleby, waiting for the kettle to boil in the kitchen of her fifth-floor flat, observed the signs of weather.
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“Let me go to the house of the Father.”
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It was a miserable mid-march afternoon, chill and sleeting, as John Sampson and I ran to the main gate of the Greensville Correctional Center, a hexagon-shaped high-security prison in the rural, southern part of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
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“Voila!
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The air sagged beneath the burden of the day’s heat and the African sun felt as pitiless as her mother’s gaze upon meeting the man Louisa had chosen to marry.
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Back in his den with the cocoa he settles into the beanbag chair bequeathed to him by a departing student the year before.
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Here are some things I know about weight.