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Scientists say that Taipei 101--the world's tallest building--may have triggered the earthshaking quake.
Without Cliburn's earthshaking talent, no artistic, and hence no political, sensation would have followed.
In any event, although the results of this study were hardly earthshaking, we are glad to see them published under the aegis of a university--hitherto an institution unremarkable for acknowledging liberal bias.
Festival fave Nedra Johnson blends her songwriting skills, earthshaking voice, and smooth bass in a soul-satisfying new CD.
There is nothing earthshaking in this little volume though he does say that he thinks he did too little in the way of admonition.
The sum of knowledge and mysteries surrounding earthquakes are provided in Susan Hough's Earthshaking Science, a scholarly but highly accessible survey of the geology and geologic exploration in the science of seismology.
The most earthshaking family news, however, was delivered by the Andersens' only child during a trip to Japan in 1999.
The settlement attack 'is the beginning of earthshaking operations to come,' a Hamas leaflet said.
Nothing earthshaking had occurred over the past 24 hours, but there were always the box scores and human interest stories and the generally good writing to stimulate and entertain.
These are earthshaking, Wagnerian sentiments expressed with the steady hand of a surgeon.
This was before the earthshaking "shock and awe" of the United States' own illegal attack on Iraq in March 2003.