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When I visited, it was encouragingly full of Danes solemnly poking around a series of art installations that varied from the perplexing to the bizarre.
This means we'll see more and more home buyers poking around in the market and making purchases again, especially as the warm weather arrives.
Buck has been studying Oklahoma sugar maples for over 20 years, poking around in forgotten little canyons, looking for trees that for a number of years the scientific community simply wouldn't allow to exist.
TAKE PART IN IT (IF YOU thought poking around museums at night was only for the Ben Stillers and Owen Wilsons of this world, you thought wrong.
The poking around apparently caused some consternation within the El Paso delegation, and Grijalva issued a press release - on state letterhead - to stop rumors of his candidacy.
While part one derived its sheer power from poking around in Sweden's sordid underbelly, as well as the chalkand-cheese interplay between Blomkvist and Lisbeth, it's somewhat diminished here thanks to the novelty wearing off and our unlikely pair sharing very little screen time.
Museum of Life (BBC Two, 8pm) JIMMY Doherty is perhaps best known for getting his hands dirty, raising animals on a farm, rather than for poking around dusty museums - but he's a man of many talents and interests as this latest TV venture has shown.
Instead of poking around in people's lives, as she did in her Don't Die Young series, she's looking at a far bigger picture, namely the evolution of the human race.
as I call it, goes all celebrity on us by poking around the loft space of some of Britain's best-known faces.
Sensible people accept that, in certain circumstances, there must be a right to enter, but we are now told there will be a council tax revaluation, someone poking around to see if you've upgraded your bathroom or put a skylight in the box room.
Many top chefs, restaurateurs and apparel boutiques have been poking around with a sincere interest.
In 5 1/2 hours, the tour covers only a few blocks of San Francisco's Italian enclave, but it delves deeply beneath the neighborhood's surface, poking around in shops and chatting up bakers and butchers.