[00:03]As a nation, we may be overfunding the quest for unlikely cures
[00:08]while underfunding research on humbler therapies that could
[00:14]improve people's lives.
[00:21]During several years of gambling in that casino, Williams,
[00:25]a state auditor earning $35,000 a year, lost approximately $175,000.
[00:41]"Our defense, I think, is good enough now to keep us in the game,"
[00:47]Lee said. "We're not going to dominate too many people,
[00:50]but we scramble enough to hold teams to a low enough shooting percentage,
[00:56]and we're taking away easy buckets. So it gives us a chance to win."
[01:07]Hunting for a job late last year, lawyer Gant Redmon stumbled
[01:13]across CareerBuilder, a job database on the Internet.
[01:18]He searched it with no success but was attracted
[01:23]by the site's "personal search agent".
[01:30]Temperatures across Britain are set to tumble as low as -6C
[01:38]over the next two days, potentially covering northern England and Scotland
[01:46]in a blanket of snow in the coming week,
[01:50]weather forecasters warned last night.
[01:58]The discussion was so prolonged and exhausting that at ease the speakers
[02:04]stopped for refreshments.
[02:12]Since the dawn of human ingenuity, people have devised ever more
[02:16]cunning tools to cope with work that is dangerous, boring, burdensome,
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