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2011-04-20 15:03:27

"Changing Planet" town hall broadcast brings together scientists, thought leaders and students to discuss impact of climate science and possible solutions In celebration of Earth Day, The Weather Channel will air a previously recorded special town hall event moderated by NBC News Special Correspondent Tom Brokaw on Friday at 9 p.m. ET. Titled, "Changing Planet," the town hall was hosted at Yale University as part of a partnership between NBC Learn, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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