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Kerosene Lamps Release Black Carbon And Should Be Replaced
2012-11-29 09:20:58

UC Berkeley The primary source of light for more than a billion people in developing nations is also churning out black carbon at levels previously overlooked in greenhouse gas estimates, according to a new study led by researchers at UC Berkeley and the University of Illinois. Results from field and lab tests found that 7 to 9 percent of the kerosene in wick lamps – used for light in 250-300 million households without electricity – is converted to black carbon when burned....

2012-10-21 04:00:33

Mike Whitfield from Bootcampexercises.net Releases Official Review of New High Quality Protein Supplement from BioTrust. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 20, 2012 With so many protein powders on the market, Mike Whitfield of bootcampexercises.net explains the difference between the other protein powders and the newly released Low Carb Protein from Biotrust in this newly released Biotrust low carb protein review. “BioTrust has one of the best protein supplements on the market”, said...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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