“Over time, payments from Netflix to Sorokin would rise to $320,000. And for the first time in almost 20 years, they triggered a controversial New York law, designed to stop convicted criminals from profiting from their crime.”
“Hartig’s research has linked unusually cool summer temperatures in Sweden to increased antidepressant use – an observation he says he would expect to apply to warmer winter temperatures too, which he suggests may exacerbate the already high incidence of depression during the winter. “We are really losing the qualities of the seasons that we value most,” Hartig says.”
“The men call up to Sofiane, telling him that he and his brother have to jump. Guelord shouts that the younger boy needs to go first. Sofiane should throw him down.”
“Every time another new post would go up, a friend would regularly call me out in my comments: “IT’S NOT YOUR CAT.””
“There was no jewelled Anglo Saxon silver-gilt binding – this would have been torn off and melted down during the Reformation, but here was a book, de Hamel now felt, that was surely a lost holy relic of the Middle Ages.”
“In reality, once Anita has sold a child on, she knows little about their fate. She sells them to the businesswoman for 50,000 shillings for a girl or 80,000 shillings for a boy, she said — £350 or £550. That is roughly the going rate in Nairobi to steal a child from a woman on the street.”
In the past six months, there have been at least 40 reported incidents involving orcas off the coasts of Spain and Portugal.
“I could hear crying and screaming. As time went on they got quieter and quieter as children died, they were buried and running out of air.”
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