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China has defied fierce international opposition in building the world's largest hydroelectric project 900 miles downstream from Tiger Leaping Gorge.
Despite this painful precedent, opponents of the Tiger Leaping dam say that two recent government actions offer hope.
It belonged to a group of small, long-tailed primates that lived just before the evolution of creatures with traits characteristic of modern primates--relatively large brains, grasping hands and feet with nails instead of claws, forward-facing eyes to enhance vision, and limbs capable of prodigious leaping.
Unlike later primates, Carpolestes had side-facing eyes and lacked hind limbs designed for leaping.--B.B.
Yet no one anticipated - no one could have anticipated - how incredibly useful lasers would turn out to be, not even the wisest tribunal of environmentalist seers or panel of Federal Leaping Commissioners.
JACK BANKOWSKY: I just read a review of Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day, and I have the feeling that the writer was a bit mystified as to what to make of it.
Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day was difficult to write in the sense that there's not much of a plot to it; the story emerges from a progression of interactions between the characters.
JB: It seems like there are similarities between the Epstein character in The Hours and Times and Skeeter in Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day.
JB: You said you were interested in trains as a kid, but I believe I also remember seeing someplace that Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day was based on an actual story you read.
CM: The Hours and Times comes from a sonnet of Shakespeare's, the 57th: "Beiug your slave, what should I do but tend / Upon the hours and times of your desire?" Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day is probably a more idiosyncratic choice.
With Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day, I don't really know how I would have done it differently if I'd had more money.
JB: That reminds me of the way you began Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day with the sound of waterfalls.
JB: Where did the little poem at the end of Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day come from?