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“A Quiet Place” is high-concept horror at its best
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“A Quiet Place” is high-concept horror at its best

IN MOST cinemas, films are preceded by a polite request that patrons switch off their mobile phones. Wherever “A Quiet Place” is shown, that request should be upgraded to a legal requirement and transgressors should be frogmarched from the building. There is so little dialogue in this nerve-shredding post-apocalyptic survival chiller that it almost counts…

NASA explores ‘quiet’ supersonic flight over land
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NASA explores ‘quiet’ supersonic flight over land

At a press conference today, Jaiwon Shin, the associate administrator of NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate, announced that Lockheed Martin would build the aircraft for $247.5 million. Dave Richardson from Lockheed Martin made clear that this plane is not a prototype; it's a research aircraft only. It will start flight tests in 2021. Lockheed Martin's…

The president’s quiet week
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The president’s quiet week

President Trump uses the phone in the Oval Office on Jan. 29, 2017, in Washington. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images) It is incredibly foolhardy to call attention to any lull in the melodrama emanating from the West Wing. You don’t pull on Superman’s cape; you don’t spit into the wind; you don’t say, “hey, slow news day!” Noting…

Why Is Trump So Quiet?
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Why Is Trump So Quiet?

It’s quiet at the White House. Is it … too quiet? Trump-watching over the last few days, since about 1 p.m. on Friday, has been a strange experience. There are things happening, and even some big ones; the parade of occasional anonymously sourced West Wing stories continue. There are certain risks to writing this on…

Yo La Tengo’s quiet riot
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Yo La Tengo’s quiet riot

Yo La Tengo for 34 years, had some friends over to their apartment. They told their friends a secret: Yo La Tengo had completed a new album—the band’s 15th—and planned to call it There's a Riot Going On, a timely nod to Sly and the Family Stone. (This was “before Matador told us to stop…

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