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  • Inhotim is also home to the greatest number of Brazilian sculptor Hugo França's two-ton wooden benches, hand-carved from naturally felled trees.

    Have It Your Way

  • Mixnerian anti-urbanists would shackle all of creation with fences, roads, and large-footprint detached monuments to our mean vanity, and then further alienate man from his brother by compelling us to travelin two-ton houses of prostitution on wheels.

    Matthew Yglesias » The American Urban Paradox

  • Remember that with a two-ton vehicle, it is just four hand-sized contact patches that touch the road, provide the grip needed for accelerating, braking, and handling.

    Why you should be thinking about winter tires

  • That is a two-ton truck with a Hemi engine, Wyatt corrected him, and wound the belt around his hand and put it back in the box.

    A Light at Winter’s End

  • Saudi Arabia, I would say, is the two-ton elephant in the room that nobody talks about.

    Could Unrest Hit Saudi Arabia?

  • Even so, as postwar tensions grew between the U.S. and the Soviet Union — and as America's conventional forces shrank with demobilization and Russia's did not — it became clear that the U.S. was going to need more of these two-ton bombs, and more super-bombers to deliver them.

    H-Bombs on a Hair Trigger

  • A second launch would deliver to the Martian surface an 11-ton payload consisting of a two-ton Mars Ascent Vehicle employing a single methane/oxygen rocket propulsion stage, a small automated chemical reactor system, three tons of surface exploration gear, and a 10-kilowatt power supply, which could be either nuclear or solar.

    How We Can Fly to Mars in This Decade—And on the Cheap

  • “The truth is you were standing back there so you could watch me racing around there like a mad hen with two-ton Tony on her hip.”

    Western Man

  • Wallace Berman, "Untitled" two-ton rock, above and below, Verifax positive, with Polaroid transfer on magazine map.

    Tom Teicholz: Wallace Berman: The Aleph Male

  • The plant, which can produce up to 100 of these two-ton machines a day, is a prized possession of the U.K.-based construction machinery maker JCB.

    JCB Hits Pay Dirt In India


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