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150,000 Heat-Related Deaths Predicted By End Of The Century
2012-05-25 05:07:18

A recent report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) predicts that, by the end of the century, more than 150,000 Americans could die due to heat-related causes.

Heavy Rains, Extreme Flooding Doubled In Midwest Over 50 Years
2012-05-17 09:58:35

The Midwest has experienced an increase in extreme rainfall and severe flooding over the last half century and authorities need to take steps now to minimize the impact of these events.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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