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2009-06-26 15:46:32

The operator of a New York coffee shop says the recent theft of an 8-foot Statue of Liberty replica from her site is thoroughly un-American. Debi Ryan of Ditmas Park's Vox Pop said the fiberglass statue of the U.S. landmark was taken from outside the store despite the fact it was bolted in place and weighs 200 pounds, the New York Daily News said Friday. Whoever stole our Liberty better give it back to us, Ryan said. To have someone steal our Liberty is beyond outrageous -- it's...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.