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1 my days were as so many mouthfuls offered up to be gulped down into the yawning interior of the Normal School.
2 For instance, yawning should not occur when ambient temperatures exceed body temperature, as taking a deep inhalation of warm air would be counterproductive.
3 In the winter, when outdoor temperatures averaged 21 degrees, 45 per cent of people responded to the images by yawning themselves.
4 The yawning tramps brisked up like lions at feeding-time.
5 This shows up in yawning imbalances inside the zone.
6 In addition, yawning when it is extremely cold may be maladaptive, as this may send unusually cold air to the brain, which may produce a thermal shock.
7 They came downstairs yawning next morning; but skimming and milking were proceeded with as usual, and they went indoors to breakfast.
8 Yawning is not just a sign of tiredness or boredom - it is the body's method of keeping our brain cool, scientists have found.
9 The budget deficit reached a yawning 9.4% of GDP in 2006; Neil Shearing of Capital Economics, a consultancy, reckons it may be down to as little as 3.5% by the end of 2008.
10 Where a Nativity won't do, and a robin on a pudding would be crass, angels fill the yawning space with beauty and taste.
11 Perhaps the city's challenges are still too daunting: a deeply troubled police department, a stubborn crime problem, laughable infrastructure and a yawning budget hole.
12 Prior studies reveal yawning leads to a heightened state of arousal, so a morning yawn may function somewhat like a cup of coffee in providing a jolt of energy.
13 It's now believed yawning operates like a radiator for birds and mammals.
14 Now a new study has found that most children aren't susceptible to contagious yawning until they're about 4 years old — and that children with autism are less likely to yawn contagiously than others.
15 The researchers found that those who breathed through the nose rather than the mouth were less likely to yawn when watching a video of other people yawning.
16 occupants of the rooms are yawning too, or else scratching themselves.
17 This revealed that coughing, sneezing, yawning, lapping water reminiscent of bath time and the squeaking of toys all activated a part of the brain known to process speech.
18 We should celebrate the fact that we no longer have to pretend there is a yawning chasm between us and our new-found blood brothers.
19 yawning, the walls of the maxillary sinuses (located in the cheeks on each side of the nose) flex like bellows and help with brain cooling, according to the researchers.
20 excessive yawning often precede the onset of seizures in epileptic patients, and predict the onset of headaches in people who suffer from migraines," he added.
21 Mr.Christensen warned in early 2006 about Iceland's yawning current-account deficit, its overheated economy and its outsized Banks.
22 A spindly path of red and blue panels spidered out above nothing but star-studded space and a yawning black hole.
23 Contagious yawning is thought to be an evolved mechanism for keeping groups alert so they "remain vigilant against danger," Gallup said.
24 But the new study on yawning changes the popular notion that yawns are mere signs of boredom.
25 Yawning helps keep the brain cool, and the sinuses play a role in that process by acting as bellows, a new report suggests.
26 Apparently, the stairwell had collapsed into the cellar long ago, leaving only a yawning opening 10 feet above a tangled pile of old timbers on the cellar floor below.
27 Although babies begin to yawn spontaneously even before they leave the womb, most of the children in this study didn't show signs of contagious yawning until they were 4.
28 Yawning when others yawn, the study suggests, is a sign of empathy and a form of social bonding.
29 When the head begins to heat up, yawning acts as a natural "thermostat" by allowing cool air to rush in and bring the brain back down to a healthy temperature, research suggests.
30 senior Gallup also happens to be a leading expert on the science of yawning and other widespread evolved traits.