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Stormier Weather In The Northwest Due To Manmade Climate Change
2013-03-18 06:10:44

The evidence for manmade climate change is pretty strong. And most scientists hold little doubt that massive amounts of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere have caused warmer climes since the onset of the Industrial Revolution. However, when it comes to stormy weather, the evidence has been limited.

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2010-12-22 10:09:04

Experiments show that drilling mud that behaved more like quicksand and less like ketchup might have prevented the top-kill blowout.

2008-09-03 15:00:26

By DAVID BRINN If its first show back in the late 1960s had been successful, Blood, Sweat and Tears never would have gone on to become one of the top rock bands of the era.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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