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  • n  a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner

  • Last year Smith published On Beauty, a novel set in the hothouse of American academia and scheduled to be made into a movie produced by Scott Rudin, who has adapted such .
  • But this class doesn't feel like a hothouse for languid aristocrats.
  • That's the latest question to arise in the hothouse debate over illegal immigration, as an undocumented woman from impoverished rural Mexico who speaks only an obscure .
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  • Google's 'Looney' Internet Balloons Invade New Zealand
    Google has launched quite literally a new idea to bring the Internet to some of the world's remotest places. The tech giant's engineering hothouse, Google X, is testing the use of 12-mile-high helium balloons to get coverage in areas where it's impractical to put in conventional...
    June 15, 2013 - Georgia Public Broadcasting
  • Is it time to rewrite the movie star-Broadway compact?
    I spent the last 10 days or so on the Tonys beat, an enjoyable seasonal sojourn that offers a nice change of pace from, say, the grind of Oscar season or the hothouse of TV show sets. You can spend your whole life covering Hollywood and not come across someone who suggests Abraham Lincoln may have had a disturbing shoe fetish.        
    June 15, 2013 - Los Angeles Times

  • Barack Obama in AFP
    In the hothouse of Washington, there may be all kinds of stuff going back and forth in terms of Republican critics versus the administration. That's not what is relevant to the Iranian people,Obama said.
  • Jon Robin Baitz in New York Times
    She was sort of the picker of hothouse orchids,said the writer Jon Robin Baitz, who knew her but was not represented by her.
  • Tom Neff in The Tennessean
    But it was still too early for documentaries in terms of their acceptance among a broad audience,said Neff, whose 1986 film "Red Grooms: Sunflower in a Hothouse" was nominated for an Oscar.

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