Henin had to play superb tennis, and had to endure
a desperate marathon with the Olympic gold medalist
Elena Dementieva in a match that was well played enough
to be a final at a major tournament.
But rather than capturing the neo-realist director's
singularly offbeat vision, he peppers the film with
superficial images from Fellini's work.
On March 2, 1969, the world's first supersonic jetliner
took to the skies. It was a feat of engineering
and a work of exceptional beauty and grace.
It's time we look to science to explain natural disasters
rather than to superstition. Earthquakes are the result
of plate tectonics.
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether
the First Amendment requires that the names
of people who sign ballot-initiative petitions be kept secret.
It took less than five years for Macau's gambling revenue
to surpass Las Vegas, but not everyone is getting rich
in the casino boom.
A country's current-account surplus is, by definition,
equal to its domestic saving minus its domestic investment.
So Asian economies can reduce their surpluses
by saving less (ie, consuming more) or by investing more.
The hirsute coffee plants might have sprouted hair
to protect against harsh ultraviolet rays in the dry season.
A: The demonstrators in the U.S. are making an outcry
for pulling the army out of Iraq.
B: The government won't do so if the oil cannot be gotten.