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Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): ESA's Large Space Simulator has now been tested, making it is the only facility capable of reproducing Mercury's hellish environment for a full-scale spacecraft.
The more famous people who admit their marriages are occasionally pretty hellish, the better.
The Hellish Vortex is a historical novel focused on a young World War II P-51 Mustang pilot flying combat missions from England between 1943 and 1945.
Summary: TV chef Gordon Ramsay's hellish year has been capped off with the announcement profits at his restaurants have fallen almost 90 per cent.
TOMMY HAAS admits his hellish spells in rehab and perseverance through personal tragedy will be made worthwhile when he meets Andy Murray.
The hellish forecast for Los Angeles: a summer hotter than last year's record smoker.
The statue is saved from the hellish fire that both Jesus and the Pilgrim Virgin did not stop in spite of the many supplications, "Save us from the fires of hell," prayed in front of the statue.
Romero's hellish zombie horror films such as "Night of the Living Dead" (1968) "Dawn of the Dead" (1978), and "Day of the Dead" (1985), as well as the more recent "Land of the Dead" (2005).
With tones ranging from comedy to dark humor to the shadow of political oppression, the stories range from a woman confronting reminders of death on the first morning of her honeymoon, to a Spanish shepherd who abandons his old identity to sail for the New World, to three Argentines who brave a hellish ordeal to obtain a passport from their fascist government.
Dhalgren's micro-detailed images of the streets of Bellona portray a city that is both hellish labyrinth and temporary autonomous zone.
We can't keep getting richer while the rest of the world keeps getting poorer and have our only response be exploitation: sending jobs there only when we can profit here by paying below-living wages; sending troops only when there is an opportunity to control oil reserves; and then failing to use our vast economic power--much of which has been obtained illegally and immorally--to help free them from their hellish existences.
Squeezing a common, iron-bearing mineral at the hellish pressures deep within our planet makes the material much stiffer than geophysicists had expected.