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The countdown to New York Fashion Week has began, and the men’s shows are already in full swing.
Watch the trailer yourself and let your personal countdown to April 22 begin.
In this year's countdown, 51 songs were from male artists or groups, 25 were from female solo artists and groups, and 24 from acts including both male and female members.
Here’s our countdown of the 30 wrestlers with the best prospects.
The appearance of a 10-second countdown clock every two minutes is almost Pavlovian in its ability to keep the crowd juiced for the entire length of the match.
If the UConn women played to the scoreboard, appreciating only their insurmountable leads and a countdown of minutes to the latest inevitable result, there would be so little value in so many of their games.
In the basement meeting room of the Portland State Aerospace Society, a red digital countdown clock marked the 511 days, 16 hours, 27 minutes and dwindling seconds until Oregon's first nano-satellite is due for a hand-off to NASA.
At Harrah’s Resort Southern California, actor David Hasselhoff handed a very excited party attendee, a 53-year-old man from Huntington Park, an over-sized copy of a check for $1 million just seconds before the dramatic countdown to midnight.
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