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Then an idea dawned on us-let's walk the whole darn thing from end to end.
It has celebrities and media outlets, two groups keen on declaring trends, scrambling to predict the next big thing.
Disruptive innovation first takes hold on the margins where the next best thing may be nothing at all.
The thing that fascinates me is the asymmetry of this process.
But it's a noble thing they're doing, and well worth your time.
Name one thing you wish your parents knew about you, but you can't bring yourself to tell them.
It is appalling how often reporters use the last, flippant thing you said.
Bear in mind that there's no such thing as a failed experiment-only data.
The beat-up thing is actually used for cutting fish.
One thing to do is think of what questions you would ask the others on the panel.
The only thing better than a good travel book is going there yourself.
The best thing you can do is eat right, the next best thing is be focused and at peace.
To write code about a thing, you have to know the thing itself, absolutely.
Finally, if you take only one thing from this post, let it be this-sitting too much is not the same as exercising too little.
The last box is packed and taped shut, the moving truck will be here first thing in the morning.
The sad thing is, they probably don't even realize how they act.
Some camera work, some stroking, and next thing you know you're out of your own body.
Count me as one a reader who laughed her way through the entire thing and knew from the first joke that it was satire.
The real thing can be harder to find than you think.
The last thing you want to convey to search committees is desperation or rage.
Explain that gestures don't always mean the same thing in different countries.
The first thing one learns is there is no such thing as an environmental expert.
Sometimes the more obvious a thing is the more difficult it is to see it.
City hotels have been jumping on the green thing for years, but it's bigger than that now.
The birthplace of downhill brings you the sport's next big thing.
Because once you put the pieces together, it's quite a startling thing.
It makes you wonder why the real thing can't look as good as the picture.
Faced with a dauntingly complex problem, scientists typically do the logical thing.
The first thing a biologist wants to know about a piece of land or water is what lives there.
The germination rate has been excellent for one thing with hardly any effort on my part.
Emphasize that this scene is the type of thing that can happen when countries go to war over territory or other issues.
The really surprising thing was how varied our responses were.
Fish isn't the only thing in the ocean worth eating.
To recycle, you'll have to cut the thing open and wash it.
While imposing ersatz fun on their employees, companies are battling against the real thing.
It is still too early to say whether topological insulators are the next big thing.
Most retrospectives feature maquettes a few inches high and photographs of the real thing.
At other times he's sailed through without noticing a thing.
We often enjoy doing the same thing to rivals at faculty meetings.
Grouping the volumes by color adds graphic punch without costing a thing.
The easiest thing to do is buy new hardware that's the same size as the old.
Prove what a big macho jerkoff you are by wiping out every other living thing.
At first, it seemed a clever gimmick, the kind of thing that is fun for a while but quickly becomes tiresome.
Intercropping is my next favorite thing to building chicken tractors.
Inevitably, this sort of thing turns some residents off.
The first basic thing is that they all have three sepals and three petals.
The first thing she did was climb to the attic to make sure she could raise the ceiling.
The only tangential thing is an interest in ancient cultures.
So much energy develops in such a little space that eventually the whole thing blows up, leaving no remnant behind.
The only safe thing to do with suspicious e-mail is to delete it.
One thing the trainees all have in common is their relative unfamiliarity with horses.
Most casual visitors will swear time has stopped dead, that the only thing growing faster than the wheat is boredom.
There was no such thing as pre-school or kindergarten.
Another big consideration for your outdoor room is shade, though it's often the last thing people think about.
There's one more thing to consider if you want really great tomatoes: water management.
Betty wears bifocals, and it's no small thing to see as clearly as she does after watching a century go by.
The other thing that could be happening is you might have a noisy dishwasher.
The last thing you want is to invest this much time and effort only to have your paint peel a couple of months later.
In your own garden, you could accomplish the same thing by bringing potted tropicals under an extended eave.
It's great seeing how much you care about this important thing.
It is the kind of thing that is easy to diagram but difficult to explain.
Our fear of snakes and other predators is based on the real things not some made up thing.
On thing is sure, those circles cannot be the haphazard traces of so-called ufos.
Pharmacies throughout the region are stocked with the fake malaria medicine, which is generally cheaper than the real thing.
Funny thing is they don't even realize they are contributing to their own doom.
But let's forget about the moon base thing for a minute.
For one thing, the data upon which their conclusion rested were held in confidence by the oil company.
If you're a corporate lawyer, this is beautiful thing.
One big misconception is that evolution is this thing in the deep past-whereas in reality, evolution is happening all around us.
To a rational being it is the same thing to act according to nature and according to reason.
For some reason they could not have explained they had both got from their silent evening together the thing needed.
Theres always something professional about doing a thing superlatively well.
Tis a thing will be more easily granted than remedied.
Every morning the same thing occurred, and he soon became rich by selling his eggs.
Any nation that potters with any glory of its past, as a thing dead and done for, is to that extent renegade.
The land of ice, and of fearful sounds, where no living thing was to be seen.
Countries do the same thing, trading their resources for commodities they need to survive and grow.
Make sure they understand that this picture is the real thing and not a scene from the movie.
The only thing he likes more than his own voice is the sound of readers telling him when he's right and wrong.
Whatever you call it, a sudden illness involving diarrhea, vomiting or both is a miserable thing.
It's an important time for music and film, and this whole acoustic thing is going to be about music and film.
For one thing, the flow of new demand for housing seems sure.
Even in her teenage boys' bedrooms, not a thing is out of place.
To improve matters, the first thing that is needed is better measurement of the impact of philanthropy.
After fierce criticism, they're now going to etch off the truncated version and put the whole thing on, in smaller letters.
Autism and savant syndrome overlap, but they are not the same thing.
One thing nearly everyone in the field agrees on: genetic predisposition.
She says that he's the closest thing to a father she'd ever known.
It gives other panelists more time for their own thing, and it pleases audience members eager to ask questions.
They say that the definition of insanity is continuing to do the same thing but expecting to get different results.
The first thing you should know is what happens to your application once it arrives.
The main thing that tickled her was that there were pubs in the middle of campus.
It's supposed to be a window in development that defines the only period in which a thing can be learned.
Both skills have one thing in common: the need for complex problem solving and planning.
It's one thing to say the risk of living downwind of one plant is worse than for the other.
It is quite another thing to equate what is produced with what is allowed to escape into the environment.
Eat something that's bad for you and you get sick, effectively teaching you to never eat that thing again.
As with soldiers, the best thing to do is keep people's minds occupied.
The only thing this article tells us is that there is no clear indication whether cooking or not cooking is healthier.
One thing that this article does not discuss is the originating source of the electricity to power these plug-in hybrids.
But experts say turning to the bottle is the last thing you should do if you can't fall asleep at night.
The other half wrote a paragraph about a thing they bought.
The last thing this economy needs is more debt-fueled consumer spending which mainly creates jobs overseas.
And now he realizes that it's not a smart thing to say.
The strange thing about my utter lack of education in management was that it didn't seem to matter.
For one thing, extroverts are overrepresented in politics, a profession in which only the garrulous are really comfortable.
The answer is often culture-the hardest thing of all to change.
The great thing about a laboratory experiment is that you can control the environment.
It's one thing to feel virtuous because you eat tripe, and another thing entirely to drink pasta glue.
Liverwurst, it turns out, brings the whole thing together.
Food foams are the first thing that pop into my head when the topic of molecular gastronomy comes up.
And yet-here's the interesting thing-history suggests otherwise.
There he/she is-the real thing-and the hair on your arms stands up.
And one sure thing about a system as complex as agriculture is that things will go wrong, often with devastating consequences.
He'd come back and the same thing: she wouldn't care.
Then still more customers arrived, the refrigerator got full, and the whole thing turned into a circus.
And the only thing football and hockey have in common is concussions.
In fact the first intelligent thing to do is to map the net.
One thing holding back electric vehicles is their limited range, due to the large size of battery packs and the cost of batteries.
Terahertz waves have been touted as the next big thing for security and communication devices.
The strange thing about neutrinos is that once created, they change from one flavour to another as they travel.
One thing they have experienced time and time again is evolution's blind progress.
It's one thing to design and build software to live in the cloud from scratch.
Testing the quantum behavior of networks of molecules is exactly the kind of thing that quantum biologists want to do.
For one thing, the best engineering talent resides at big-name companies.
Having this technology at reach hand makes me pray for the engineers to unplug the thing every night.
But here's the thing: primates with bigger brains tended to have a bigger circle of friends.
The problem is outside the context of the universe any given thing you can imagine is as improbable or probable as any other.
The disappointing thing about the responses to the article is how non-intellectual they have been.
Of course, this sort of thing is depicted in scifi movies a lot, and people are curious about it.
There are a lot of planets out there, and one thing we've learned is that variety is the spice of nature.
But the weird thing here is that the amount of iron in the stars matches the amount of iron in stars in the bulge of our galaxy.
Oh, one more thing: if the name is familiar, it should be.
The only thing worse than a huge stinking pit of manure may be a huge stinking and foaming pit of manure that blows up the barn.
Its developers say the new heart is the closest thing yet to the human body's natural ticker.
If you get past the door, and many don't, the first thing your waiter does is take your coat.
The next thing he does is fling it with effortful nonchalance into the luggage rack.
Put a thing of butter into the pan and turn the stove on medium.
The important thing is that they're shooting and that's all that really matters.
But some things about the city irritate him-the way dinner parties are organized, for one thing.
There is no such thing as a unique scientific vision, any more than there is a unique poetic vision.
The only thing more remarkable than how quickly these fortunes have arisen is how inexplicable some of them seem.
It was obvious that neither of them wanted to see the thing brought out for display.
For one thing, the possibility now exists that someone might read it.
The natural thing for students everywhere is to learn their nation's history from their countrymen.
These are tasty bits one has before the main meal in order to prepare the palate for the real thing.
For one thing, his arguments sometimes simply don't make sense.
The terrific thing about postcards was their immense variety.
The only thing he knows is how to do is bomb people.
Although it appears to be a ring, the thing is stretchy enough to be a bracelet, or an anklet.
Centuries ago, poems and songs were regarded as the same thing.
She was always looking for the next thing to help us to make it better.
Enjoy the experience instead of racing to the next thing.

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