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For his 22nd Shark Shootout, Greg Norman is touting this as his best field ever. The tournament founder and host isn't the first involved with a golf event to do that.
A look at some noted princesses in recent history.
Wonderment about the origin of Earth's basic material is satisfied with clarity and conversational prose in "The Planet in a Pebble: A Journey Into Earth's Deep History" by Jan Zalasiewicz. This book is a concise, articulate overview of the basic and dynamic field of geology, especially ancient or "paleo-"geology.
''There are five kinds of actresses," wrote Mark Twain. "Bad actresses, fair actresses, good actresses, great actresses - and then there is Sarah Bernhardt." Among those who agreed were Sigmund Freud, D.H. Lawrence, Willa Cather, Lytton Stratchey. Her romances were famous; lovers included Napolean III, Edward the Prince of Wales and Victor Hugo.
From certain camera angles, Amelia Earhart - a tall, slender, blonde who tousled her short hair and wore masculine flying clothes - looked like a feminine version of Charles Lindbergh. It was because of this resemblance that, in 1928, as the first anniversary of Lindbergh's solo flight approached, this likable young social worker who "loved to fly" was plucked from obscurity to be a passenger on another trans-Atlantic flight.
Acccording to the latest census report, the num- ber of cohabiting couples escalated from 6.7 million in 2009 to 7.5 million just one year later. Living together has become today's "normative expe- rience," with nearly 50 percent of young adults aged 20 to 40 cohabiting. Moreover, the percentage of women in their late 30s who said they had cohabited at least once reached 48 percent in 1995. While increasingly common among college students and young professionals - even Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton, who have just announced their engagement, have been living together in Wales - cohabitation is significantly more prevalent among those who are less well-educated and poor.
A timeline of key events in the life of Britain's Prince William, who announced he will marry girlfriend Kate Middleton in 2011.
Most people today think of London's Kensington Palace as the residence of Diana, princess of Wales: the place where those masses of flowers symbolized the extraordinary outpouring of grief in reaction to her untimely death.
Roald Dahl (1916-1990), born in Wales of Norwegian parents and named for explorer Roald Amundson, is fortunate in his biographer. Donald Sturrock met Dahl in the course of making his first television documentary for the BBC in 1985.