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2008-07-29 00:05:00

Authorities in China said the city’s recent sauna-like weather conditions are not expected the last through the upcoming Summer Olympic games, which begin August 8.

2008-01-30 13:45:00

Zhang Qian, head of weather manipulation at the Beijing Meteorological Bureau may have found a way to keep the opening ceremony at August’s Olympic Games dry. The attempts to mitigate light rain have been successful thus far.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.