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Its most popular post was a story about a colony of humans living in elevator shafts.

They come in green or pink, and have a waterproof rubber exterior with a stretchy, nylon shaft.

Select a dead, dry hardwood stave for your bow, and pick some shoots or sucker growth for the arrow shafts.

The shafts surround the site of a Neolithic village called Durrington Walls.

Notches and wear at the bottom of the bone points indicate that they were attached to thin shafts.

Knowing this, the scientists printed thick barbs sticking out horizontally from the main shaft of the microneedle.

The split portion of the hub is made to grip the shaft by means of a heavy clamp ring and set screw.

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I avoided his shaft, and as his horse bolted past on my left, I pushed him with my shield, and knocked him from the saddle.

Alas, how cruelly barbed and how skilfully directed—how fatally sent, was the shaft of inexorable fate!

Captain Kyd (Vol 1 of 2)Jonathon Holt Ingraham

A shaft of sunlight had strayed over from the flower field and was loitering on his unpowdered hair, beating it into gold.

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