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The ocean is often thought of as quiet and idyllic, but its residents are actually a noisy bunch.
The rice that we eat is actually a grain that is found inside the seed hull.
Writing became part of my responsibilities, and I actually began to enjoy the process.
Appreciation could actually fuel inflation.
People really don't have any idea what's actually going on.
It helped bring us closer to understanding the universe as it actually is, rather than how we might imagine it to be.
He was quite determined, actually, defiant about his position as a penniless poet in a society that had no use for such a person.
We're on the verge of breakthroughs that can actually benefit our home economy and break the cycle of dependence on oil.
The female gamers actually logged more time online: an average of 29 hours a week .
But instead of curing me of this vertigo problem, it actually has reinforced it.
Actually, the winters are so mild here that lows seldom fall below freezing.
The ladder leads to a loft, and the inside of the box actually houses a bathroom.
My fingers are crossed that there will actually be pounds upon pounds of delicious spuds inside those lush towers.
When you make smart choices, dessert can actually be good for you.
When prepared with quick-cooking chicken thighs, they're actually relatively fast to make.
The smoke doesn't actually cook the fish, so it stays silky and has a mild smoke flavor.
He said that the roses recommended for each region actually do well across all the climates within the region.
The tops of both of these falls actually freeze at night, the ranger tells us.
Moreover, being part of the nightshade family, those seed pods are actually poisonous.
In fact, buying supermarket flowers can actually be a brilliant idea.
During the test, which was filmed by a hidden camera, ten participants actually did cheat.
Some think that half the records sold are not actually played.
Actually, there's another advantage to using the rail systems: they help to make the city more comprehensible.
Far from putting papers out of business, the telegraph actually made them more attractive and increased their sales.
Many workers would be saving for retirement, despite the fact that few would be able to actually retire.
Instead, she set out to measure what was actually going on in factories and warehouses.
It's actually a pretty well-known maxim in economics.
Long enough, in other words, for sceptics to wonder when something useful will actually come of it.
Far from being lazy louts, siesta-takers are actually doing their bit for the firm.
Not only did counselling stop telomere shrinkage, it actually promoted telomere growth.
It might be questioned whether this power actually went further in any other direction.
His honesty in financial matters was so great that he actually impoverished himself during his administration of the province.
Ordinarily in church if a friend happens to catch your eye, you smile, but never actually bow.
In so far as it had actually come into being, it had come as a boon conferred from above.
If she does not do this actually, she should do so in imagination.
The spear in her right hand relates to those whom she actually strikes and transfixes.
When old age actually came, something curious happened.
They could not have written better, one feels, if they had been ten times as noble and twenty times as wise as they actually were.
What's more, the graduation rate doesn't measure how much students actually learn.
And they're actually allowing researchers to weigh in.
That's my term for promising to do something grander than what the end product could actually be.
All three views of this map reflect where students are enrolled, not necessarily where they actually live.
And if you can actually do so and be sincere, as it seems you can, that's even better.
Reading builds neurons and synapses and actually increases your brain power.
Whether or not this actually happened-and some biographers believe that it did-is almost beside the point.
Alcohol was accepted for a long time-actually considered a panacea, what you drank if you were sick or didn't have bread.
Particles could carry momentum into the extra dimension, and that could actually be observable.
But that flash of light is actually from the grit and debris in a dead comet's orbital path.
They would go up using a mechanical ascender, a device that actually clips onto the rope.
The ship would actually map the bottom of the ocean using sonar to determine what the best places were to put down our gear.
Actually, scientists are finding that the ability to detect sarcasm really is useful.
But researchers and pediatricians have begun to question whether babies actually are learning anything from these videos.
For example, one-tenth of an inch of rainfall would actually fill an inch of the measuring tube.
The people who actually study global warming agree that the climate is changing, partially due to human activity on the planet.
But the skeleton image is actually a digital collage of three different photos.
Using a machine is actually more water efficient than hand washing, especially if you run full loads.
Hurricanes may actually provide a healing balm of sorts for dying coral reefs, a new study shows.
But when it comes to looking at the night sky, light is actually a kind of pollution.
What appears to be part of a spring wedding bouquet is actually a nest for a rare species of solitary bee, a new study says.
It is a honeycomb of bone that actually contains a lot of air.
It's one of many so-called micro-nations-curious places where, if they actually exist, the chief export seems to be hyperbole.
Corals are actually translucent, which means you can see through them.
Everyone talks about the weather, but gray-cheeked mangabey monkeys actually do something about it, according to new research.
Only females have stingers, which are actually modified egg-laying organs.
Once dry, this coating actually protects and preserves your prints so that future generations can enjoy them as well.
Trees in the rain forest may look bunched together, but tall ones actually rarely touch.
Once it's been used to brew ethanol, the spent mash is actually better animal feed than the raw corn.
Not only may the cure not actually cure the disease, but in some cases the cure could actually be worse than the disease.
Further, physical cleansing may actually be effective in mentally getting rid of moral sins.
The white and yellow sine waves in the sculpture are actually fluorescent lights.
But a good workout can actually influence the mental well-being of others, too.
Most mutations are actually neutral, they do not harm nor benefit a creature.
It's doubtful that they experience any pain, they may actually derive joy from being at odds with the particular group.
Pupils actually learn better if conditions are arranged so that they have to make errors.
In other words, after two years of recovery, not a single key broad measure of the economy has actually recovered.
And it isn't always easy to figure out in which the people actually live.
In reality, though, the proliferation of diverse voices may actually improve our overall ability to think.
As for the sport itself, it is actually quite enjoyable for spectators, and more subtle than casual observers might believe.
But a new study finds that these bots actually make the market less volatile.
But it's actually a logical evolution of one of the great inventions of the twentieth century: the coffee break.
Odd as that may sound, it's actually not a crackpot concept.
It is a place where public security has actually improved.
In fact, you could argue that consumption has actually fallen less than might have been expected.
They would make him lie on his back looking up at the racing clouds while they tortured him in ways he could actually take.
The shadow planets actually existed without actually existing.
Working from home sounds ideal-until you actually do it.
The purpose of my book, then, is to portray the situation as it appeared when it was actually occurring.
It takes more talent to jump on somebody without hurting them than it does to actually break their ribs.
The echocardiogram uses ultrasound beams, and you can actually watch it and hear your blood whooshing around.
It may look spectacular, but we're not actually taking too many risks.
But in the meantime, raise a cheer for those flip-floppers who actually got stuff done.
And yet there's the feeling that he's actually quite a bit cleverer than that characterization allows.
It's said that some people actually go into trances at their performances.
Brill's book is actually not about education or education research.
What sickens me about left-wing people, especially the intellectuals, is their utter ignorance of the way things actually happen.
Immigrants in civil detention actually have fewer legal rights than their criminal counterparts.
But it is striking how few of them actually do draw this conclusion.
How to cut through the info blitz and actually get some work done.
So not only was it not at its closest point, it was actually farther away than it usually is on average.
If altering our culture and causing car crashes weren't bad enough, toxoplasma may actually wheedle their genes into our genomes.
It might not radiate energy out into space, but the robin is an electrically charged object actually inside the field.
What they trip up on is actually a more difficult conceptual problem, the time travel paradox.
And while that may seem a bit nit picky, it's actually pretty cool.
Incredibly, after thousands of years of wondering, we're actually now starting to learn the answer.
Actually they continue to slow, ever approaching stopping but never actually reaching it.
That's big, but actually more tightly constrained than many other models.
If you haven't actually lost a tooth due to trauma or decay.
Actually, the newly proposed budget focuses much more on robotic exploration of the solar system.
Cloud hosting allows companies more flexibility based on the resources that they actually need at a given moment.
When you actually go to dispose of the battery, there's much less, because it's much smaller.
Wishing it were easy or saying it would be easy is not the same as it actually being easy.
They also reported that antibiotics, which they had hoped would make the colonization easier, actually impeded growth.
For example, both the feed pump and steam turbine are actually power-steering pumps used in cars and trucks.
With all the hullabaloo, it was easy to lose sight of what the bills would actually do.
That's much cheaper than actually clearing the junk.
In fact, at this frequency, the unidirectional amplification actually lowers the threshold at which signals can be detected.
And scientists must figure out which mutations are actually driving the growth of the tumors and which are harmless.
However, there has been debate about whether these transplants actually integrate into the existing tissue.
The ingredients in this version may seem a bit strange, but they actually go together quite nicely.
Actually, the fact that the book is so appealing shouldn't be a surprise, given the backgrounds of the authors.
The heat isn't from chiles-it's actually from freshly ground white pepper.
Ambergris isn't actually a rock, however, and when crumbled it melts quickly.
The minimalist design is actually a good match for the restaurant's mission of facilitating swift dining.
It's one thing to make a flavored sugar syrup, but this is the first recipe we've run across where you actually flavor the sugar.
The conventional wisdom that exercise is essential for shedding pounds is actually fairly new.
And they may actually delay language development in toddlers.
So spending less time in bed actually makes sleep better.
Daydreaming may seem absentminded and pointless, but it actually demands a lot of the brain's processing power.
Which is why as complex as your plots can be, it's such a delight to actually see what seems to be a fully fleshed out character.
Too often in the past several years, budget tricks were used to make the government's books seem stronger than they actually were.
Even though an application is pending, the registration symbol may not be used before the mark has actually become registered.

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