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It's a blowout affair that includes an unlimited number of roasted ears for every participant.
By rushing ears from the garden to boiling water, you can capture their full sweetness.
Fresh, sweet ears of summer corn, slathered with a mix of honey and chipotle chiles.
Then hold them over your ears for a couple of minutes.
Elephants evolved huge floppy ears to radiate heat back into their surroundings.
Some people have this vision of a little devil running around with horns and red pointy ears.
In the newspaper's favor, it grumbled for many ears about the inflated and dangerous real estate bubble.
When they do preach that message, it often falls on deaf ears.
Companies will have to invest in ever more channels to capture the same number of ears.
They may not want to borrow any more because they are already up to their ears in debt.
He danced with his knees, on tiptoe, hunching his shoulders to his ears.
It is jinn, they say, who whisper into the ears of suicide-bombers.
The senior took his seat, and cleared away the trees from his ears to listen.
Between evil tongues and evil ears there is nothing to choose.
He cut off the ears of the monster almost in a trance.
They've got those headphones in their ears and a gadget in every hand.
Wearing rotting lotus behind our ears, musk between our thighs.
Eyes and ears stinging, the students continue to sit peacefully.
Mentors criticize everything from the studs in the job-seekers' ears to the shoes on their feet.
At a student party, about a fourth of the people have their cellphones locked to their ears.
Spiritual tin ears guiding the nation's official mentoring is the evil here.
These two should be thrown out on their ears for promulgating such rubbish, along with anyone else involved with them.
Make sure the hat can go over your ears, otherwise get ear warmers.
To insist too much is likely to simply cause them to close their ears and cut off any critical thinking altogether.
Sweating through a workout has its rewards, but one undeniable hindrance is when headphones continually pop out of your ears.
And maybe they've outgrown the desire to wear bright pink skulls on their ears.
Can get a bit hot for the ears after a couple hours.
It's common to put the remote on the cable under one of the ears, so it hangs close to your chin.
My ears have seen a lot of earbuds to carry music into my head.
Never once did they manage to creep out of my finicky ears.
Once you listen to them, you'll wonder how your ears tolerated anything else.
When straining to hear something, the animal turns toward the sound and opens its ears wide.
Each animal has its own unique coat pattern, and all have big, rounded ears.
Giraffes clean their eyes and ears with their tongues.
It boasts rabbitlike ears and a kangaroo tail-yet the aardvark is related to none of these animals.
Hares are a bit larger than rabbits, and they typically have taller hind legs and longer ears.
After the ears are dry, pin them to the hood of the sweatshirt.
They also have webbed feet, water-repellent fur to keep them dry and warm, and nostrils and ears that close in the water.
The results showed the bat ate mostly moths with ears, such as the large yellow underwing moth.
Also, the ears on a llama are banana-shaped, while alpacas have straight ears.
Learn how the ears have it when identifying elephant species.
Human ears, by contrast, are shaped and positioned symmetrically on each side of our skulls.
She huddled warily, her tufted, pointy ears trained toward any sound that would reveal what awaited her.
Named for a distinctive ring of fungal growth around the muzzle, the disease also infests ears and wings.
Some resemble ears of corn, clam shells, and bugs while others are abstract boxes or blobs.
Otters have specialized nostrils and ears that close in the water, as well as water-repellent fur.
The slender creature has a kangaroo-shaped head, big upright ears, and a long ratlike tail.
Sea otters have webbed feet, water-repellent fur to keep them dry and warm, and nostrils and ears that close in the water.
They locate hidden prey with the help of large facial disks that funnel sound to their ears.
When a hippo sinks completely underwater, its nose and ears automatically close so that no water seeps in.
Or that they have external ears, which is an easy way to distinguish them from seals.
After only nine generations, the researchers recorded fox kits born with floppier ears.
They also have webbed feet, water repellent fur to keep them dry and warm, and nostrils and ears that close in the water.
Great whites and other sharks lack external ears, but that doesn't mean their world is silent.
The veterinarians that do the clinical care get a lot of interaction with the keepers, who are really our eyes and ears.
They also had a professor mention his unusual ears, which may or may not go along with his unusual teeth.
The head is large and appears to have large ears and a horn.
So my ears perk with this news of a possible remedy.
As children grow, however, the structures in their ears enlarge and their immune systems become stronger.
Do not scratch the ears or insert cotton swabs or other objects in the ears.
Hearing loss is the total or partial inability to hear sound in one or both ears.
Distinct involuntary eye movements should occur after the warm or cold water or air is placed into your ears.
Direct pressure does not stop bleeding from the nose, ears, or wound.
There is drainage of clear fluid from the nose or ears.
Use over-the-counter pain relief drops for ears, or ask the doctor about prescription ear drops to relieve pain.
Not everyone has iPod-compatible cartilage pockets, but almost everyone has ears.
Most people have felt the sensation of their ears popping during takeoff and landing on an airplane.
The pressurized air inside an airplane gives many people problems with their ears.
Also, wearing earplugs can help equalize the pressure in your ears.
The sweet sound these chimes make will be music to your ears.
Ears don't change shape, grow hair or wear disguises.
Ranchers track cattle by implanting tags in the animals' ears.
You've probably heard that it's the hair cells in your ears that allow you to hear.
All ears are not created equal, a new report suggests, even two on the same head.
The researchers then swabbed the ears of the mice with another known irritant-to simulate tissue damage from surgery.
Bats, along with other animals that employ echolocation, rely on their ears more than their eyes for orientation and navigation.
The best way to fend off future hearing loss is to protect your ears with earplugs or noise-reducing earmuffs.
After years of hearing a favorite song, you might notice a subtle effect that's lost on greener ears.
Researchers made recordings of the echoes with tiny microphones placed inside subjects' ears.
Your ears would notice because the occasional random clicks would gradually become a frantic rattle turning to a buzz.
New research reveals how developing ears generate their own noise, a process that may help calibrate our auditory system.
Adults spontaneously compensated, and changed so that the word sounded correct to their own ears.
Usually there's no fever, and there's an allergic manifestation of itch in the back of the throat or the ears.
The only clue to the mysterious phenom was a white, powdery organism on the muzzles, ears and wings of the dead and dying bats.
And all these through her eyes have stopped her ears.
If her ears are pierced, she can get her doll's ears pierced, too.
Hearing is second only to sight in terms of speed, our ears processing some one million pieces of information every second.
His lean physique, close-cropped hair, and stick-out ears can give the impression of a slightly pushy undergraduate.
The system might more properly be described as reactive, in that it responds to sound waves already headed toward human ears.
The dogs bounded back to him, the lovely bouncing run, the ears afloat.
Their eyes and ears take in all sights and sounds hazily, without concentration and with little appreciation.
Miners wedge diamonds behind sweatbands, tap them into ears, and insert them in other orifices.
They listened, face-to-face, their ears over woodpecker holes in the trunk.
My high frequent tinnitus in both ears is louder today that two ears ago.
Several techniques have been described and utilized to remove the many objects placed in ears.
We live in a sonic world, immersed in vibrations that stimulate microscopic hair cells deep inside our ears.
She is bleeding from the orifices, even from the ears.
The latest fitness fad has an unusual goal: bulking up the three pounds of mush between your ears.
Unfortunately, his great insight appears to have fallen on deaf ears.
Her group has been developing mathematical models of how different ears filter different sounds coming from different directions.
But even a faint message seems to fall on extraordinarily receptive ears.
Take linebreeding, which involves mating closely related dogs with a desired trait-perfectly droopy ears, for example.
Miller has experimented with himself by trying to teach himself to wiggle one of his ears without moving the other one.
At birth, their eyelids are often fused, and their ears are flat.
My ears, my mouth, my heart and mind all instantly opened.
He could hardly believe his ears when he was withing range of the boss's conversation.
The merely blind have the window of their ears, the merely deaf listen through their eyes.
By the time he was released, he couldn't stand up, and blood oozed out of his ears.
But nothing said or even whispered in the shop escaped his sharp ears.
The sun shone behind his ears, which turned the color of chokecherry jelly.
The dogs' ears perked up, and she began shooting again.
They even have the same hairdo: a skunk comb over-silver above the ears and dark on top.
These voices had now come to be hollow-sounding in his ears.
My ears catch less and less of conversations, and my eyes have weakened, though they are still insatiable.
Elsewhere he is permitted to stop up his ears and sink into willful ignorance.
Some are still attached to the bedrock out of which they were carved, roughed out but with details of the ears or hands missing.
When he was once taken to a dentist, his eyes and ears were covered to maintain the sensory deprivation.
Then came the shock wave that made a disagreeable click in my ears and finally the rolling thunder of the noise.
Others spoke cryptically to avoid arousing the suspicion of listening ears.
Sign languages are based on the positive use of the eyes, not the negative function of the ears.
The hair on your head gets thinner-but that's all right, because the hair in your nose and in your ears gets thicker.
His sympathies are of strictly historical interest and their resonances no longer sound in our ears.
He wears a dark suit and a second beard behind his ears.
The old-school firefighters left their ears exposed so they could feel the heat: the heat contained the critical information.
This, combined with the roaring engine, mocked the ears.
It's a tie between the gap-toothed grin framed with big ears and the round-shouldered, bowlegged slouch.
The explosion itself didn't touch him, he said, but the concussion had made his ears and eyes bleed for days.
They turned around to discover it was a juror with a shaved head and dark eyes and earrings in both ears.
They spoke excitedly to one another in a language alien to my ears.
The paranoia-inducing truth is that any of these can be a crew's eyes and ears.
Then she places a group of needles around my nose, and another on my abdomen, and one near each of my ears.
The infantry have dirt behind their ears, according to an infantry song.
Cabin pressure will be closer to sea level, easing pressure buildup in the sinuses and ears.
The farmer's markets and grocery aisles are filled with locally grown ears.
Use a bathing cap, ear plugs, or custom-fitted swim molds when swimming to keep water out of your ears.

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