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  • Hope is also fading for hundreds of people listed as missing since a three-meter high wave struck, only minutes after a 7. 7-magnitude earthquake hit the area.

    Death Toll from Indonesia's Twin Disasters Tops 400

  • A three-meter wide path strictly for cyclists will ring the nation starting from the capital city of Seoul, running down the west coast, and back up the eastern one, and attempting to connect with various bike path projects already underway.

    Matthew Yglesias » The High-Speed Rail Stimulus?

  • Mujiharto, who heads the Health Ministry's crisis center, said a 10-foot (three-meter) - high wave washed away hundreds of houses on Pagai and Silabu, part of the remote and sparsely populated Mentawai island chain.

    Indonesia Tsunami Kills 23, Scores Missing

  • She left the Games a household name, winning gold medals in the three-meter springboard and the 10-meter platform competitions.

    Olympic diver Victoria Manalo Draves dies at 85

  • Barack Obama is the quiet guy who slips up the three-meter board, does an elegant, difficult one-and-a-half gainer, and gets noticed only after he has disappeared beneath the surface.

    Carl Pope: The Obama Reversal That Might Save Your Life

  • The Enterprise had suffered more than a dozen hull breaches, ranging from a three-meter fissure near main engineering to which he had lost five of his engineers in the blink of an eye to an unholy gash across the top of the saucer section, where the ship had collided with a Hirogen attack craft at the far end of a trans-galactic subspace tunnel discovered just prior to the Borg invasion.

    Star Trek: TNG: Losing the Peace

  • "Russell Ciochon, a professor at the University of Iowa who has joined several fossil digs in China but was not involved in the Hainan excavation, said the findings expand the known geographic range of nine - to ten-foot (three-meter) Giganto, which he called 'the largest ape that ever existed.'"

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Maybe if one knew exactly where one was going or walked a three-meter stride.

    Archive 2009-11-22

  • On the far wall, 30 three-meter high traditional Chinese scrolls mirror the objects around the room.

    The Art of Individualism

  • The three-meter depth, round lane dividers and pool-deck gutter system all educed turbulence, the greatest drag on speed.

    A Splash Of Records

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