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  • After spending hundreds of thousands of dollars, officials determined that the source of the radiation was a "pencil-like cylinder" of radioactive cobalt-60, which was once part of a machine used to sterilize food and eventually made its way to a Saudi Arabian scrap metal yard, and then was inexplicably included in a shipment of more than 22-tons of copper wire.

    8,000 Refrigerated Shipping Containers May Be In Danger Of Exploding

  • The thin, pencil-like structures reaching nearly two hundred feet into the midday sky were the trademark of Istanbul as the Eiffel Tower was of Paris and the Statue of Liberty was of New York.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • The thin, pencil-like structures reaching nearly two hundred feet into the midday sky were the trademark of Istanbul as the Eiffel Tower was of Paris and the Statue of Liberty was of New York.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • The thin, pencil-like structures reaching nearly two hundred feet into the midday sky were the trademark of Istanbul as the Eiffel Tower was of Paris and the Statue of Liberty was of New York.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • This one was tested first and the faint purple haze marking its pencil-like beam was observed to move over the landscape below at the will of the operator.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • This one was tested first and the faint purple haze marking its pencil-like beam was observed to move over the landscape below at the will of the operator.

    "The War of the Planets" by Harl Vincent, part 10

  • So many times I've bundled wee ones into cozy blankets and myself too and gone to sit on the porch to let the cool night air do it's work and shrink their constricted, swollen bronchial tubes back to its pencil-like shape.

    The Helper

  • So many times I've bundled wee ones into cozy blankets and myself too and gone to sit on the porch to let the cool night air do it's work and shrink their constricted, swollen bronchial tubes back to its pencil-like shape.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Endoscopes, pencil-like tubes with cameras on the end, allow doctors to make small incisions rather than drastic cuts.

    Our Quest To Be Perfect

  • Divide remaining dough into 10 equal portions and roll into pencil-like strips.

    Apple Squares

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