[00:02]The hot spots and their volcanic trails are milestones
[00:05]that mark the passage of the plates.
[00:10]The wind was already veering in this direction at last
[00:13]April's Milan Furniture Fair, where the young Dutch
[00:17]firm Studio Job presented 24 cast-bronze farm objects,
[00:22]including a pail, shovel and pitchfork…
[00:28]To survive in the intense trade competition between
[00:30]countries, we must gear the qualities and varieties of
[00:34]products we make to the world-market demand.
[00:40]Ms Wilmshurst's face did not crack. To her this was
[00:45]not a joke, although I swear that on the giant TV feed you
[00:50]could just see the corner of her eyes crinkle with pleasure
[00:53]at the reaction.
[00:57]Ever since 1926, when a peculiar stone spear point
[01:01]was found at Folsom, N. Mex., U.S. archeologists have
[01:05]debated the antiquity of the culture that produced it.
[01:12]Hence the analogy that likens the conduct of monetary
[01:15]policy to driving a car with a blackened windscreen, a
[01:19]cracked rear-view mirror and a faulty steering wheel.
[01:26]In mountaintop removal, the mining company first
[01:28]scares off animal life and clear-cuts the forest, then drops
[01:32]in explosives and massive drag lines to shear off the top
[01:37]500-800 feet of the mountain.
[01:43]Dozens of narratives have documented the financial
[01:47]crisis, telling in intricate detail the tales of imploding
[01:50]banks, greedy traders, and frantic regulators. But it
[01:55]generally takes longer for fiction writers to sink their
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