oxygen-starved love

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  • No. 4: “My shame took its place in a vast backdrop of shames – oxygen-starved astronauts, war-exiled orphans, dwindling and displaced species – against which I puttered through daily life, attending parties and combating hangovers, recording voice-overs and granting interviews to obscure fan sites, drinking coffee and smoking joints with Perkus, and making contact with real feeling unpredictably and at random, at funeral receptions, under rain-sheeted doorways.”

    2009 November 05 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • So, we thought, oxygen-starved kids on commercial flights would be the final barrier of resistance in the relentless onslaught of The Mask.

    Craig Crawford: Revenge of the Mask

  • The bacteria appeared to draw down 100 million tons of oxygen from the water, not enough to cause an oxygen-starved dead zone that would be fatal to other marine life, the researchers said.

    Microbes Mopped Up After Spill

  • The authors cite the negative impact on water tables in some agricultural areas and the significant pollution problems associated with nitrogen and phosphorus in fertilizers and pesticides which "have infiltrated surface water and rivers, creating oxygen-starved zones in waterways."

    Andrew Gunther: U.S. Scientific Establishment Throws Down Gauntlet to Big Ag

  • At this point, my brain is oxygen-starved, so we stop running.

    For Humans, Slow And Steady Running Won The Race

  • Dive down past bleached and oxygen-starved coral to witness the Dead Zone that lies beneath:

    Brenda Peterson: Gulf Oil Spill Meets Dead Zone: What Lies Beneath

  • Blood cells were clumping and clogging his capillaries, and his oxygen-starved organs were beginning to fail.

    SUPERBUG

  • It was too bleak, too cold, too high, too oxygen-starved.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • The awe-inspiring sight of the Potala Palace, temples, and monasteries in Lhasa mixed with remorse in his oxygen-starved brain and set him suddenly on a spiritual quest.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • Although angioplasty won't prevent a heart attack or prolong a person's life, it is widely used to treat the crushing, often debilitating chest pain that signals an oxygen-starved heart.

    Angioplasty's golden era may be fading

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