[00:03]The existence of the giant clouds was virtually
[00:06]required for the Big Bang, first put forward in the 1920s,
[00:12]to maintain its reign as the dominant explanation
[00:16]of the cosmos.
[00:23]Several of the escapers had been gang leaders
[00:26]in the slum neighbourhood,
[00:28]ensnaring and terrorising the people with drugs and guns.
[00:33]Nobody wanted to see them regain their hold.
[00:41]Thousands of firefighters are battling a major blaze
[00:45]in southern California
[00:47]that has charred more than 130,000 acres,
[00:52]filling TV news reports with footage
[00:55]of hulking airplanes showering a bright red powder
[01:00]onto smoking forests below.
[01:06]No doubt we will remember a 20th century way of life
[01:11]beyond comprehension for its ugliness.
[01:14]But however amazed our descendants
[01:17]may be at how far from Utopia we were,
[01:20]they will look just like us.
[01:29]About two thirds of Brazil's 200 million
[01:33]head of cattle graze in the Amazon
[01:36]where virgin forest once stood,
[01:39]making cattle the single biggest
[01:41]cause of deforestation there.
[01:47]They also tested three nearly blind persons,
[01:52]who had a little vision at the periphery of their gaze.
[01:59]In another posting, Farouk1986 describes
[02:04]how alone he feels and acknowledges feeling lust,
[02:09]chastising himself for not lowering his gaze
[02:12]around unveiled women.
[02:19.16]A: I like Luxun's articles.
[02:21.47]He liked to write sarcastic articles.
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