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Strong tidal currents there have since dumped several square miles worth of sand into the bay behind Fire Island, creating wide, shallow flats perfect for trying out the new platform.
THIS MOTORIZED KAYAK CAN DRIVE ITSELFBY NATE MATTHEWS/OUTDOOR LIFEAUGUST 28, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
Others are insisting the oil sands will remain the economic heart of the region for decades to come.
The coating allows moisture to stick and absorb to the sand.
So we cross-registered in the animation department at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design twice in our sophomore year, learning things like hand drawing with a light table, experimental sand animation, and digital animation.
CRAFTING OUR PATHTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Throw a grain of sand in the machinery and we have an outage like yesterday.
“It doesn’t cost a lot of money to push a bulldozer in a water channel,” Dedina said, referencing the fact that sand and other sediment flowing from the canyons contribute to pipe back-ups and flooding.
It’s like an hourglass and the sand is ticking away for many Americans.
Footprints left in soft surface mud or sand a hundred million years ago would have turned to rock.
Concrete is made up of sand or rocks plus binders — such as cement — that hold the mixture together.
“It’s like being on very clean sand,” says study coauthor Elena Pettinelli of Roma Tre University in Italy.

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