2017年7月8日 星期六

roadway, pathway, blush, trooper, hunger striker, If There’s a Will, There Are Ways

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping and other G-20 leaders were already seated when Merkel walked in to a spontaneous burst of cheers and applause.

She's considered to have averted threat of chaos at the summit.

Trump Becomes Ensnared in Fiery G.O.P. Civil War


The health bill's defeat leaves the president facing a wrenching choice: ceding power to his party's anti-establishment wing, or seeking other pathways to successful governing.

“Once in a while it happens that I vomit up a bunny. It's no reason not to live in whatever house, it's no reason for one to blush and isolate oneself and to walk around keeping one's mouth shut."
--from "Letter to a Young Lady in Paris" by Julio Cortazar

Zaha Hadid
Iwan Baan
MAXXI Art Center, Interior
The snaking black stairways are one way Hadid strives to have the building's interior pathways speak to the roadways of the neighborhoods that surround them.

Read more: http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1985954_2131987,00.html#ixzz0mdbsyHCG

The Vision of Architect Zaha Hadid
Roland Halbe
BMW Plant, Interior
Muscular, plunging pathways recall the romance of early industrial architecture, one of the sources from which modern architecture emerged.

Read more: http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1985954_2131985,00.html#ixzz0mdZhNClT

N. Korea Reports Advances in Enriching Uranium

North Korea’s statement would appear to end a debate within American intelligence agencies about whether the country was working on a second pathway to building nuclear weapons.

Palins Repeatedly Pressed Case Against Trooper

Alaska’s former public safety commissioner was contacted three dozen times by Gov. Sarah Palin, her husband and seven administration officials about the status of one of his troopers, interviews and documents show.
The puzzle in U.S. education was that, at first blush, there are no obvious areas of nonconsumption; virtually everyone is required to attend school. If you take a deeper look, however, you see that actually there are many pockets of nonconsumption in education in the United States.

In the high heavens there is a roadway, which can be seen when the sky is clear. It is called the Milky Way, and it is famous for its whiteness. Here the gods pass by on their way to the palace of the great Thunderer.

The government's highway engineers proposed increasing the size of the letters by 20 percent. But larger letters would mean even larger signs, a costly and cumbersome venture that would do little but increase visual clutter on the roadway.

Pleasant Stretch of Road Proves Deadly, but Why?
An unlucky 13 miles has claimed 25 lives in the past decade, the last three in March, yet state troopers cannot seem to find anything wrong with the roadway.

We need to make sure the agents and agencies in our society which would seek to amplify climate change risks do not lead us down a similar counter-productive pathway.

There he pruned a few superfluous blooms off an extravagantly vigorous bush of scarlet roses, letting them fall into the plastic bucket reserved for the household of the top-ranking
officer — even his deputy received only the old-style iron model. After he had watered the other roses and shrubs by the cobbled pathway, the sun finally sank beneath the horizon, taking its
vermilion blush away with it to the west.

According to Dr Rattan, such interventions improve the function of a cell over time, and in doing so, may produce clinical benefits such as protection against neurodegenerative diseases. Resveratrol may also produce benefits, he says, but how it does so is not yet clear. He disagrees with Dr Sinclair over the existence of a regulatory pathway for longevity in which sirtuins play a key role. In his view, ageing is about the accumulation of damage, and is not under tight genetic control. Sirtuins will, he says, probably be but a small part of a more complicated picture.

noun [S] (普通the ~) 道路, 車道.
the part of the road on which vehicles drive:
An overturned bus was blocking the roadway.

pathway S
noun [C] (小)道; 通り道.
1 SLIGHTLY FORMAL a track which a person can walk along:
New pedestrian pathways are being built alongside the road.

2 a path (= set of actions that you take in life):
Working your way up through a company is a difficult pathway.

3 SLIGHTLY FORMAL a set of connected chemical reactions in biology

intr.v., blushed, blush·ing, blush·es.
  1. To become red in the face, especially from modesty, embarrassment, or shame; flush.
  2. To become red or rosy.
  3. To feel embarrassed or ashamed: blushed at his own audacity.
  1. A reddening of the face, especially from modesty, embarrassment, or shame.
  2. A red or rosy color: the blush of dawn.
  3. A glance, look, or view: thought the painting genuine at first blush.
  4. Blusher.
[Middle English blushen, from Old English blyscan.]

    1. A member of a unit of cavalry.
    2. A cavalry horse.
    1. A mounted police officer.
    2. A state police officer.

hunger strike noun [C or U]
a refusal to eat in order to make a protest:
The prisoners have gone on (a) hunger strike to protest about prison conditions.

hunger striker noun [C]