During the eighteenth century, Little Turtle was chief of the Miami tribe whose territory became what is now Indiana and Ohio.
People in prehistoric times created paints by grinding materials such as plants and clay into power and then adding water.
Often very annoying weeds, goldenrods crowd out less hardy plants and act as hosts to many insect pests.
When the persuading and the planning for the western railroads had finally been completed, the really challenging task remained: the dangerous, sweaty, backbreaking, brawling business of actually building the lines.
I find young people exciting. They have an air of freedom, and they have not a dreary commitment to mean ambitions or love comfort. They are not anxious social climbers, and they have no devotion to material things.
The world is going through the biggest wave of mergers and acquisitions ever witnessed. The process sweeps from hyperactive America to Europe and reaches the emerging countries with unsurpassed might.
I believe that the most important forces behind the massive M&A wave are the same that underlie the globalization process: falling transportation and communication costs, lower trade and investment barriers and enlarged markets that require enlarged operations capable of meeting customers‘ demands. All these are beneficial, not detrimental, to consumers. As productivity grows, the world’s wealth increases.
It may then take us a long time to render it intelligent by loading in the right software or by altering the architecture but that too will happen.
Learning to read is made easier when teachers create an environment where children are given the opportunity to solve the problem of learning to read by reading.
In the case of man, the difficulties with the environment concept are even more complicated because we have to deal with man as an animal and with man as a bearer(持有者) of culture.
Unaware that their own ability has developed through the years, they assume the new generation of young people must be hopeless in this respect.
The human skeleton consists of more than two hundred bones bound together by tough and relatively inelastic connective tissues called ligaments.
Poodles were once used as retrievers in duck hunting, but the American Kennel Club does not consider them sporting dogs because they are now primarily kept as pets.
The practice of making excellent films based on rather obscure novels has been going on so long in the United States as to constitute a tradition.
Even more shocking is the fact that the number and rate of imprisonment have more than doubled over the past twenty years, and recidivism------that is the rate for re-arrest------is more than 60 percent.