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  • But if you're bleeding from the throat or stomach, then the blood will get digested along with whatever you've eaten — leaving you with black, tar-like poop.

    Science Question from a Toddler: Why is poop brown? Boing Boing

  • In the samples tested at P.S. 11, results of testing on globs of a tar-like substance ranged from zero PCBs to as high as 3,800 parts per million.

    PCBs Found in Fort Greene School

  • In addition, in some shallow waters, mats of tar-like BP oil mixed with sand are trapped between sand bars, the February report said.

    BP Spill's Next Major Phase: Wrangling Over Toll on Gulf

  • Spots along the Gulf Coast still have oil from BP PLC's well lodged in tar-like "mats" under the water and buried in the sand on beaches, the federal government says.

    BP Spill's Next Major Phase: Wrangling Over Toll on Gulf

  • My friend ordered a Nøgne Ø Imperial Stout, a tar-like Norwegian brew, while I ordered a Dogfish Head World Wide Stout that clocked in at 19% ABV -- a fine beer to take the edge off a night that saw the mercury peaking at just under 10 degrees.

    Ethan Kahn: Room Temperature Beer

  • My friend ordered a Nøgne Ø Imperial Stout, a tar-like Norwegian brew, while I ordered a Dogfish Head World Wide Stout that clocked in at 19% ABV -- a fine beer to take the edge off a night that saw the mercury peaking at just under 10 degrees.

    Ethan Kahn: Room Temperature Beer

  • That Malbec dominates the nose with plum and anise, but by blending it with merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc, some of the heavy, tar-like flavors sometimes associated with Malbec are smoothed out.

    NYC Events

  • The extraction process involves strip mining and drilling that injects steam into the ground to melt the tar-like crude oil from the sand and requires a massive amount of energy and water.

    Robert Greenwald: Sec. Clinton Has a Choice: Protect Americans or Profit the Kochs

  • To develop the Orinoco fields—considered to be one of the largest, mostly untapped reserves in the world—Venezuela needs foreign companies to invest the large sums necessary to extract and convert the region's tar-like heavy oil into a usable, exportable commodity.

    Chávez Doubts Spill Into Venezuelan Oil Sector

  • Mr. Weetjens says he became interested in tuberculosis a few years ago after reading a World Health Organization report about the rapid spread of the disease and learning that TB-infected saliva had a tar-like smell that could aid diagnosis.

    The Newest Recruit In the Fight on TB

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