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2006-03-20 20:39:30

By Kerstin Gehmlich PARIS (Reuters) - Raimundo Querido sprinted up three flights of stairs, scaled a wall as tall as himself, and somersaulted off a roof into a flower bed. The scene did not take place during last year's riots in Paris' poor suburbs, when youths angry about racism and unemployment set thousands of cars ablaze and police chased them through a concrete maze of high-rise buildings. It's just what Querido, 25, does on a Sunday afternoon. "Most people see the suburbs and...


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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.