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Ground zero is no longer the depressing place it was a few years ago.
Some cut a piece from a leaf and drop it to the ground, while others carry the leaf fragment to a depot.
Fresh bread will soon be baking high above ground zero.
It can be used in manufacturing and to help bring up oil from the ground.
Oil has also washed up on a nearby island that seabirds and turtles use as a nesting ground.
The ground rumbles as if a large truck is driving by, and you sleep undisturbed.
In ground-based designs, fluid in tubes laid in the ground provides the heat transfer.
But once a year it turns into the world's highest polo ground.
Straightforward techniques for ground and air layering.
Amphibians are lured by a flesh-eating ground beetle larva to their doom.
Where little over a decade ago rainforest transpired under a vaporous haze, the ground has been cleared, raked and gouged.
Other species are ground squirrels that live in burrow or tunnel systems, where some hibernate during the winter season.
Cracks in this rock allow anything that's dumped on the ground to travel unfiltered to the bottom.
Its fat content varies, but it's usually similar to that of ground beef chuck.
The pipes do not have to be buried, but can sit above ground.
Cheeseburgers get a makeover with ground chicken and gourmet toppings.
But a few pilots and designers have been exploring ways to set down on solid ground without the aid of a chute.
Ice builds up on aircraft in two ways: in flight or on the ground.
We stop at a spot where nine timbers are embedded in the ground.
Useful as ground cover, bank planting and foreground shrub.
When the terrain is flat and the breeze is blowing, sometimes the best way to cover ground is to go fly a kite.
Despite the promise of cheap, clean power, geothermal energy development may be on shaky ground.
Colorful accent, ground cover, or low hedge add to my plant list.
Dry steam, the oldest geothermal technology, takes steam out of fractures in the ground and uses it to directly drive a turbine.
Look how long it takes a tree to decompose lying on the ground.
The population size and location strike a perfect middle ground.
Shrub and ground cover roses need only shaping or light shearing.
Dig artificial grooves in the ground to retain rainfall and trap windblown seeds.
We pick huge handfuls of figs from her tree each evening, and yet the ground is still splattered with surplus.
While they won't tolerate as much foot traffic as a lawn, a few low-growing ground covers can take some traffic.
She's studied how humans adapt their motor and cognitive skills in weightlessness and monitored astronauts from the ground.
Some elephant calls are so deep in pitch they shake the ground.
In warmest frost-free climates, often grown in the ground or in patio planters.
Video stills show a ground squirrel chewing on a rattlesnake's shed skin and then licking its body to apply the masticated mush.
If it is not then perhaps the synthetic fuel should be used at ground level and continue to use conventional fuel in the jets.
Perhaps you think you don't need to go over this old ground again.
Trustees and professors, often at odds, search for common ground.
One way of doing this is by precisely measuring the shape of the ground above a volcano.
For best results, cut previous year's stems to ground in winter or early spring.
Art installations find fertile ground in science centers.
Visitors to this area often enjoy digging for selenite crystals in the ground beneath the crusty layer of salt.
There was a little snow on the ground which added a dramatic appearance.
Our faculty, students and alumni have a habit of breaking new ground.
Useful for edgings in shady places, as ground cover, and as soothing contrast to brightly colored flowers.
In exasperation he took off his own hat and flung it to the ground.
At this temperature, the paddle slipped into its quantum mechanical ground state.
The more stems you cut to the ground in winter or early spring, the more open and arching next year's growth will be.
My guess is that a clock in the balloon would run slower than its companion on the ground.
Make your garden bed in the ground or in raised containers more.
For example, air near the ground becomes hotter than normal in summer.
Put ground meat through grinder once more and proceed with your recipe.
Previous attempts to generate global lightning maps relied on ground detectors.
In cooler areas, start them indoors in containers and set out when the ground warms in spring.
Thoroughly cover the branches, stems, and trunk as well as the ground beneath the tree.
Old, straggling plants can be rejuvenated by cutting close to the ground.
Among the best succulents for decorative effects, in pots or in the ground.
Clean water comes through a self-coiling hose that's fed by a ground-level hose bib under the table.
Any vegetable that grows in the ground can be grown in a container.
After the holidays, move to a larger pot or plant in the ground.
To keep predators out, the wire sides extend two feet below ground level, then out another two feet.
Because hillsides are never as cold in winter as the hilltops above them or the ground below them, they're called thermal belts.
Making honey-wheat muffins with home-grown, home-ground wheat.
More cushioning approximated running on softer ground.
And because compaction can occur deep in the ground, it can take decades to reverse.
Ring-tailed lemurs also spend a lot of time on the ground, which is unusual among lemur species.
Tapping into the ground offers another option to regulate household heating and cooling.
The lore holds that elephants can get drunk by eating the fermented fruit rotting on the ground.
The clues lie buried in the ground and beneath the waves.
Other accounts suggested the vapors may have come from a chasm in the ground.
Birds may not be as light as a feather, but they still manage to get off the ground.
Once the beetles are a safe distance from the pile, they burrow into the ground and feast on their nugget for days.
With practice you can learn to put the camera on the ground, angle it up a bit and shoot away.
As the ant closes its jaws, it uses them to push off the ground-all faster than the eye can see without slow motion video.
The priest draws sacred symbols in the dust with cornmeal, and rum is poured on the ground to honor the spirits.
Lift your right foot off the ground, straightening your leg to the side.
Here are some things to do to prepare for an earthquake and what to do once the ground starts shaking.
It swings its tail to right itself and glides to a smooth landing on the ground.
After a thousand years of solitude, the hermit kingdom is trekking over steep ground to reach the modern world.
But before embarking on medical school, he wanted the opportunity to see the disease's effects on the ground.
There is considerable snowfall, and in the north snow remains on the ground for about half the year.
For one thing, status and stigma continue to influence organ transplantation at the ground level.
We are the magic people who walk an inch above the ground and leave rainbow stardust in our wakes.
There is no better training ground for promotion and tenure.
Several students tried to run through the wall of arms but were forced to the ground.
As the permafrost melts, the ground often turns into a soft bog that cannot support anything heavy.
The sense of touch helps children to ground abstract ideas in concrete experiences.
Ground controllers are trying to contact the probe in the hopes that they can coax it to fire up its engines.
For one, they're losing ground on the low-elevation side.
But this is a modular system, tethered to the ground through a system of cables.
The distress probably doesn't come from the dirt, which is usually clay found deep in the ground and that doesn't house pathogens.
Satellite images and on-the-ground photos show that the coastline has changed.
Then measure the distance from your window to the ground, and you can compute the acceleration of the scale.
The water flows into the ground and oiling the glaciers to run faster out into the sea.
Some metaphors are not literary creations at all-instead they seem to be built from the ground up, given to us by experience.
Dirt clods, last year's squash and the errant toad and mouse tumble to the ground.
But the degree to which these hominids walked on the ground has been debated.
The balloons were tethered in wide, spiraling circles descending toward the ground.
These rats are nocturnal, and make their nests in ground burrows where they disappear during the day.
About ten yards before crashing into the ground, he grabs a branch and swings onto it.
He noticed that a back window on the ground floor was open and a plank was leaning against it.
Three egg-shells are sufficient to effect clearing where one cup of ground coffee is used.
He held a whip in his hand and kept tapping the ground.
The office and salesrooms are on the ground floor, while the rest of the building is devoted to manufacturing.
Here's a glimpse at that work, with a few images produced by the ten largest ground-based optical telescopes.
And not being an enemy doesn't necessarily mean your satellites and ground-control mechanisms aren't targets.
These dead trees were eventually buried, as the lowered ground was filled in.
Seismometers measure the ground motion that results from seismic waves.
Sometimes, they played with phosphorus-laden dirt that exploded with a crackle when lumps of it were thrown to the ground.
Beyond reducing fuel consumption, the hybrid drive can also greatly reduce noise heard by people on the ground.
Indeed, her ground game is remarkably quick, with even her flat shots generating much power.
For more than a century, workers pulled ore from the ground here.
Once the airline gets off the ground, its owners have the task of running a complicated business with myriad moving parts.
The ground cools much quicker than the air, which cools the air near to the ground.
Enemy activity and bad weather can also make it difficult to send out ground convoys with supplies.
It took around a month for the two sides to find a middle ground.
As logic suggests, it takes more ground coffee than leaf tea to yield equivalent volumes of quality beverage.
Pressing the pedal to the ground, she puts it into gear.
Many have been struck by lightning and burned to the ground.
But it is also worth noting that the journal in which the results have been published is, itself, a ground-breaking idea.
He can fly higher, meaning that he is at less risk from ground fire.
Yet the fact that not enough oil is coming out of the ground does not mean not enough of it is there.
Ground-fishing, sardine-processing and a busy deepwater port have all had their day.
Gaining ground on the leaders is far easier than overtaking them.
Attempts to foresee epidemics such as these have traditionally relied on fieldwork on the ground.
The option of a no-fly zone may yet gain ground, however.
Closer up, from a twin-engine aircraft, those wrinkles become thousands of conifers marching over the steep and broken ground.
The trick is to get it out of the ground economically and efficiently and to do it in an environmentally sustainable manner.
The result is an image that is sharper than what a ground-based observatory could produce.
These showers can be so extensive that they can easily be observed from the ground.
Even if you have a great idea for a new search engine, it's far from easy to get it off the ground.
Another possibility is to cool the flakes to their mechanical ground state and use them as spinning qubits.
The process can yield crude oil without the contaminating sulfur that much petroleum out of the ground contains.
They also typically maintain contact with the ground, unlike hands on a tabletop or bottoms in chairs, so they're easier to track.
But many experts say that serious obstacles remain to getting the industry off the ground.
Murphy and co have ruled out ground-based effects such as the saturation of their photon detectors when the moon is bright.
For example, when a runner hits the ground, a shock wave is transmitted through his body from his foot.
Second, the idea for many of the designs is to install them below ground level.
They crash the company into the ground, but it doesn't really matter, because they have their golden parachutes.
The play- ground is a fenced and paved lot be- tween a slum and the river.
The brick floor floats upward-some shiny nails are scattered across it-as his body rotates weightlessly above the ground.
Dozing, he awakens this time pinned to the ground by ropes.
One day, when he was seven or eight, he came across a hole in the ground.
My answers to some of these might cover a lot of ground.
But plans for brisk disengagement ignored messy realities on the ground.
He hunts game for them and teaches them how to siphon water from the ground.
Combine cooled pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and ground flaxseed in a food processor, and process for a minute.
After several weakening attempts to stand, the horse folded to the ground and rolled onto its side.
At the whistle they tussle and jostle until one is on the ground.
As a result, the farmers do well in wet years, but in dry years the ground is unable to hold water and crops fail.
The other leg should be extended straight, and lifted off the ground, simultaneously.
Around the grounds are a sleep-in tepee and an in-ground trampoline.
Outside, the parade ground looked pretty much the way it did at the turn of the last century.
It was toward the end of the tour, and he was not on the ground.
The money seeped out of the ground and they spent it.
To see children lying on the ground in a daze, in a pool of urine with flies buzzing around their heads.
Batteries have a high concentration of metals, which if not disposed of properly can seep into the ground when the casing erodes.
He tried a different approach, one that showcased his boots-on-the-ground expertise.
Then it's about starting from a healthy ground zero and building a new character from there.
Unfortunately the head is the heaviest part of the body, and it tends to gravitate towards the ground.
Connectivity has yet again despoiled once sacred ground, though this time it's in the air.
If you have a lot of ground to cover and don't have time for a sit-down lunch, try some of the best stand-up pizza of your life.
Particulate air pollution is typically measured at ground level.
Last year, researchers tried to figure out how they got off the ground by looking at the largest bird now flying, the albatross.
And its location, especially its height off the ground, is crucial to understanding a vehicle's stability on the road.
The boulders and such inside this plume then fall back to the ground, making linear chains of secondary craters.
The two major camps have proto-birds either dropping from trees or running along the ground before finally taking to the air.
He was sure that when they trotted, there were moments when all four legs left the ground.
Snakes crawl by contracting the muscles that run along their body and pushing against the ground.
The fast-food restaurants of this world are archipelagoes of ground cow.
But no winged jet pack yet exists that offers true ground-to-air flight.
And yet, as crazy as it sounds, this notion of reverse causality is gaining ground.
Finally a wildly spinning filament of cloud snaked out and grabbed at the ground.
We shouldn't have to choose between one ground-breaking scientific mission and another.
However, it does appear to break new ground, and moves us a step closer to actual interventions.
Each side, too, is battling for the moral high ground.
Popper did criticize the positivists' verification principle, on the ground that it was itself unverifiable.
In some cases the mechanics report they are unable to duplicate the reported problem on the ground.
The burden of valuation is on the killer whose ground is nihilistic.
It occupies the uneasy ground between the novella proper and the personal essay or confession.
When rain falls to the ground, the water does not stop moving.
Questions and answers to help you handle ground poultry safely.
We are committed to serving you by meeting all of your ground transportation needs.
Water pumped from the ground-water system causes the water table to lower and alters the direction of ground-water movement.
Using temperature to study stream-ground water exchanges.
The color of cooked ground beef can be quite variable.
These ground squirrels are colonial and often burrows are only a few feet apart.

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