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"I don't think anyone would dare throw [Dame Vera] on the scrap heap."
Could God's revenge be to starve us of energy, or will it be to turn up the heat so the planet becomes one huge scrap heap? Or can Barack Obama work miracles?
In the United States alone, more than 5 million personal computers will be relegated to the scrap heap in 2007, according to the National Safety Council.
Marc Littman's debut novel, Eddie And Me On The Scrap Heap, is the story of autistic nine-year-old Eddie and the remarkable changes he makes in the people around him, including Uncle Natie Newman (who is a forty-year-old would-be reggae singer who hasn't ever been to Jamaica but speaks and looks Jamaican), Captain Jake (an artist and pirate who has aspirations of sailing to Tahiti in the beached yacht which overlooks the broken cars of Jolly Roger's U-Pick junkyard), and Sharon (who is a modern day witch with a tragic past).
Maguire joined John Higgins, Stephen Hendry, Steve Davis and Jimmy White on this year's scrap heap and blamed his lack of fitness.
He is assigned to the USS Memphis, an old rattletrap that was supposed to be headed to the scrap heap. On orders from the president, the Memphis is sent on a last top-secret mission.
BUT ONE SOMETHING BECOMES A GOVERNMENT PROGRAM IT NEVER DIES, AND JUST WHEN IT LOOKS LIKE AMTRAK IS HEADING FOR THE SCRAP HEAP ITS BACKERS WILL USE SOME CRISIS LIKE THE OIL EMBARGO OR 9/11 TO DECLARE ITS EXISTENCE VITAL TO OUR "NATIONAL INTEREST" ...
Opening June 24, Herbie: Fully Loaded stars Lindsay Lohan as a young girl who, after rescuing Herbie from the scrap heap, fulfills her dreams of becoming a racer.
Health and safety issues will soon assign the old traditional zinc chromate primers to the scrap heap, according to Spraylat, posing a challenge for the paint companies to find a suitable alternative without compromising performance.
"GM wheat was meant to be Monsanto's next big thing, but like most other GM crops it looks destined for the scrap heap," says Greenpeace's Ben Ayliffe.
For every eBay--a monumental success, to be sure--there are hundreds of eFailures piled atop the dot-corn scrap heap.
What: Reality TV show that pits two teams of welders, engineers and mechanics with an artistic bent against each other in a race to build a machine from a scrap heap.
Despite a history of arguments against it, Ethernet has seen many technologies, some arguably superior, join Betamax on the scrap heap. In nearly 20 years in high technology, I have never seen any mud thrown at Ethernet actually stick to it and prevent its spread into nearly every area of life.
When worn to a certain point, brake drums cannot be resurfaced and are thrown in the scrap heap. Wire brush them off then slather on a thick coat of boiled linseed oil.
In an unrelated story, Adams' Revolution wheels has gone to that great urethane scrap heap in the sky.