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International News Archive - January 17, 2012

No Significant Environmental Impacts From SeaGen Found

Scientists have determined that the world's first tidal current energy turbine will not cause an environmental impact.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.