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2010-07-15 11:55:00

According to a study of prehistoric climate change, ancient hunters who stalked the world's last woolly mammoths likely helped warm the Earth's far northern latitudes thousands of years before humans started to burn fossil fuels.

2010-07-01 16:33:15

Even before the dawn of agriculture, people may have caused the planet to warm up, a new study suggests.

2009-02-17 15:15:28

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2009-02-15 07:45:00

According to a top climate scientist, warnings about global warming have not been severe enough.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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