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  • I identified with him somehow although I was a land-bound kid.

    A Jack London Talk With Author Dale L. Walker

  • It is a textbook example of an aerotropolis, which can be narrowly defined as a city planned around its airport or, more broadly, as a city less connected to its land-bound neighbors than to its peers thousands of miles away.

    Cities of the Sky

  • PARIS — The Icelandic volcano that has kept much of Europe land-bound is far from finished spitting out its grit, and offered up new mini-eruptions Saturday that raise concerns about longer-term damage to world air travel and trade.

    Ash may hover for days over uncertain Europe

  • The ocean is the great dividing line, separating the security-minded land-bound from those whose imaginations reach beyond the far horizon.

    Three new books about surviving treacherous seas

  • The robots work together to cover a large area of the water and communicate with one another and with land-bound researchers.

    Using Robots To Clean Up Oil Spills

  • Tom Wolfe, in his fantastic profile of Junior Johnson, wrote that the automobile extricated “millions of good old boys, and girls” from “what was still pretty much a land-bound form of social organization.”

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • Unlike the land-bound festivities at the Bird's Nest stadium that featured thousands of performers moving in coordination in 2008, Asian Games organizers paid tribute to coastal Guangdong province's seafaring heritage.

    Asian Games Opening Ceremony 2010 (PHOTOS)

  • The three of us emerged from our land-bound sabbatical waterlogged, happy, and tanned.

    Shaking the Family Tree

  • But then I realised he'd already written it as The Drawing of the Dark though it was a land-bound hero, rather than a naval one, and he'd been preserved for rather longer.

    Making Light: Rowling's being sued for plagiarism again

  • Space remains just out of reach of minds, and in land-bound dreams we fly or leap, and in nightmares fall from great heights, still subconsciously following Newton's laws of physics

    Kiša Lala: Space Architecture

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