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In winter you traipse around the park feeling like an ant traversing the tundra, spying distant sculptures that get no more interesting — only bigger, more intimidating — as you approach.Sculpture parks are a great way to see art during a pandemic. Here’s why some are better than others.|Sebastian Smee|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Though the scene made me uneasy, a distant ripping noise, like a doll being ripped limb from limb, terrified me.‘Little Nightmares II’ made me dread every moment. And I loved it.|Elise Favis|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
While he’s only a stock tick or two away from being the richest person in the world, during his tenure Amazon’s stock market results come in a distant second to Monster Beverage, the energy drink maker.Only one US stock has done better than Amazon in the Jeff Bezos era|David Yanofsky|February 8, 2021|Quartz
A new breakthrough in the ability to connect distant qubits could show a way forward.Connecting Distant Qubits Just Brought Distributed Quantum Computing Closer|Edd Gent|February 8, 2021|Singularity Hub
A distant downpour sends out a staccato riff that can be heard for miles, even as fish and marine invertebrates snap out a syncopated rhythm designed to scare off predators or attract mates.Underwater Noise Pollution Is Disrupting Ocean Life—But We Can Fix It|Aryn Baker|February 5, 2021|Time
In the process, we get straightjacketed into emotionally distant, competitive lives.
There were stories of distant strife, in Bosnia, Rwanda, and Northern Ireland, and those stories had the whiff of a different era.
The local misses what could have been if they had moved someplace distant and different.
In the not too distant future, these young people will control billions of dollars.
In the post-Kefauver era of the early 1950s, it had many advantages over its distant desert sister.Will Hyman Roth Return to Havana With Normalized Relations?|John L. Smith|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bells were pealing and tolling in all directions, and the air was filled with the sound of distant shouts and cries.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
Between South and North, the probabilities of a serious, and no very distant rupture, are strong and manifest.
The difficulty of educating handlers of bills in distant places as to American credits.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
"Yes, Alessandro," she answered faintly, the gusts sweeping her voice like a distant echo past him.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
See how those distant peaks rise serenely over the southern horizon!