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Movie review: 'Gravity' leaves reviewer clinging to the edge of his seat

"Gravity"Warner Bros.1 hour, 30 minutesThere is a moment of incredible beauty and almost zen-like calm in this week's astronomical thriller, "Gravity." Sandra Bullock's character, Dr. Ryan Stone is in a space...
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Lopez looks at 'drama of human life unfolding in nature'

Here's a Zen koan. If a writer has traveled the world from dense human cities to remote Arctic wilderness, and written about the people...
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Weekend cross-country roundup

...Hoogendorn, Nome, 10:47.Other Peninsula finishers: 9. Sean Verg-in, Sol, 11:29; 14. Case Estes, Sew, 11:45; 21. Zen Petrosius, Sew, 11:59; 31. Josh Shuler, Sol, 12:34; 35. Koby Vinson, Sol, 12:39; 39. Jaime Rios, Hom, 12...
Bonsai: the haiku of the tree world

...Julian Velasco, the curator of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's bonsai collection and C.V. Starr Bonsai Museum. "It's very Zen-like. It's awesome."For Velasco, who nurtures over 350 bonsai trees at the botanic garden - one of the largest and oldest...
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Seeking out some new films on video

...futuristic London. Leth doesn't exactly hate his job as much as he hates coming to work and so petitions Management, played by a zen-like Matt Damon, to allow him to work from home. Our hero wants to work from home so that he won't miss a mysterious phone...
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I'll take the Lycra

...50-plus mile ride or a couple hours on an indoor trainer, and I've come to cherish that time to clear my mind. It's almost a Zen experience for me, getting in tune with my bike and my surroundings.So yes, I am proud to admit, I am a MAMIL. There are...
Movie review: The good and the not so good

...globe-trotting adventure encountering a slew cardboard characters along the way. There's the passionate Mexican plane, the zen-like Indian plane, and the British racer with the stiff upper lip. There are a few cars as well, though, oddly, most of...
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'That's what we love to do'

Ten Cent Zen is nothing if not versatile.Over the course...guitarist David Boyle, who has been with Ten Cent Zen since its inception as an offshoot from the...Joe's is really the home of Ten Cent Zen," echoed Silba. "He (Howard) has always...
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Not Yo' Mama's Banana Pudding

...8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1 (12-ounce) container fro- zen whipped topping thawed, or equal amount sweetened whipped cream Line the bottom of a 13 x 9 x 2-inch dish with 1 bag of cookies...
Reeling It In

...few years ago, spreads debris over part of the U.S., strange things start happening rapidly. One by one, people become zen automatons curiously peaceful, but devoid of emotion. While the media reports the existence of a "flu" epidemic, more and...


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