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The series is full of twists and turns, and what it learns about Smith — and, more importantly, about what kind of person would do such a thing — is eye-opening.“People want to believe”: How Love Fraud builds an absorbing docuseries around a romantic con man|Alissa Wilkinson|September 4, 2020|Vox
He and his team keep a glass dasher bottle of saline solution, which calls for one part Maldon sea salt to five parts water, at the bar to season all kinds of cocktails and even make a salted absinthe, for a twist on the Hemingway Daiquiri.
The bite valve features a twist lock for additional protection against leaks, but it doesn’t come with a cap to keep out dirt—that needs to be purchased separately.
Other startups are exploring ideas like geothermal heat pumps, solid-state technology that avoids the need for refrigerant gases, and new twists on evaporative cooling, which usually relies on water-soaked pads to reduce air temperatures.Air conditioning technology is the great missed opportunity in the fight against climate change|James Temple|September 1, 2020|MIT Technology Review
In a novel twist, the researchers also calculated to what extent the number of bee visits limited yields.Wild bees add about $1.5 billion to yields for just six U.S. crops|Susan Milius|August 4, 2020|Science News
In the mindset of the Coexist camp, those abstract beliefs have become twisted things, wrapped up with hate.
The Daily Beast sat down with Burton to discuss Big Eyes and his beautiful, dark, twisted career.Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel|Marlow Stern|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The money that drugs generate is their way to achieve the American Dream in a sort of twisted Scarface-type of fashion.The Mexican Mafia Is the Daddy of All Street Gangs|Seth Ferranti|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some of the comments on this very video actually demonstrate their point in a kind of twisted metastatement.
It paralleled a much happier time when he carried her around after she twisted her ankle, back in Season 4.
I laved his pain-twisted face with the cool water and let a few drops trickle into his open mouth.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
It curled and twisted in the embers as if it had been a living thing; a puff of smoke, a pungent odour, and it was gone.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Having evolved this sage remark, Elmer twisted back to his old position and raised the paper.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
They were packed in bands of wheat straw, and between each pair of eggs a straw was twisted.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
His foot caught; it is unknown in what,—in a twisted tie, or perhaps in a crevice of the cracking earth.A Lost Hero|Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward and Herbert D. Ward
British Dictionary definitions for twist
- a cigar made by twisting three cigars around one another
- chewing tobacco made in the form of a roll by twisting the leaves together