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believe it or not

(you may) choose to accept something as true or not; it may seem amazing but it's true. It's late, but believe it or not, I just got home from work. I'm over fifty years old, believe it or not.
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believe it or not

(spoken)
this is surprising but true She's back in college and, believe it or not, she's planning to get a degree in philosophy!
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believe it or not

It's true, whether or not you agree, as in Believe it or not, I finally finished painting the house. Originating in the 1800s, this phrase gained currency as the title of a cartoon series begun in 1918 by Robert Ripley and continuing to run in American newspapers long after his death in 1949. Each drawing presented a strange but supposedly true phenomenon, such as a two-headed chicken.
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Believe it or not

and BION
sent. & comp. abb. That’s the story; you can choose to believe it or not believe it. That’s what really happened, Believe it or not. I’m l8t! BION.
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BION

verb
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Phase Three of the development initiative is underway with further development and testing of complementary technologies used to enhance the performance of an integrated waste management system built upon the Bion NMS process.
Essentially, Mass Balance Analysis traces the components of the entire waste stream in a CAFO, starting from the the animal, through all air, solid and water volumes until it leaves the Bion NMS(TM) system.
About Bion: Bion Environmental Technologies has provided environmental treatment solutions to the agriculture and livestock industry since 1990.
The announcement came during this year's iteration of PMV Live at The Big 5 , at which Bion introduced an expanded range of tipper trailers and cement bulker semi-trailers.
Bion has provided solutions to the agriculture and livestock industry since 1990, with 30 first-generation systems installed through 2003.
In addition Bion has patents pending in the entire European Union, Brazil, and Argentina.
The Chesapeake Bay Watershed represents a favorable strategic location for Bion to demonstrate the effectiveness of its integrated technology platform, particularly its ability to reduce ammonia emissions, to state and federal legislative and regulatory agencies, the livestock industry, and environmental and other interested stakeholders.
The bion microstimulator is truly a breakthrough technology that holds the potential for revolutionizing the implantable neurostimulation device world as we know it,'' said Alfred Mann, chairman of Advanced Bionics, headquartered in Valencia.
Smith, Bion's President, said: "We are pleased that Ardour, with its expertise in financing companies in the environmental and alternative energy arena, recognizes the unique nature of the technology which Bion has developed, as well as the tremendous opportunities it creates.
Bion has retained consultants and is preparing a filing with the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) for product certification as a natural non-synthetic that can be used in organic production.
Dubai-based heavy transport OEM Bion Industrial has subscribed to SSAB's 'Hardox In My Body' (HIMB) programme, guaranteeing that all the key wear parts of their tipper trailers will now be manufactured using Hardox-branded steel from Sweden.
Bion has provided solutions to the agriculture and livestock industry since 1990, with 30 first-generation livestock waste environmental treatment systems installed through 2003.
In summary, the study found that the Bion waste management system achieved the following results:
And while it's not in the same league as the cochlear implant, we're hoping the Bion will be the major income generator for the company within five years,'' said Jim McGivern, director of marketing for the Bion.
The offering, together with Bion having met certain criteria, has triggered the conversion of all of Dairy's debt, ($5,239,489.