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Sleeping Beauty's kingdom was overgrown by vines when she fell into a deep sleep.
New Wilson Center Publication Explores China's Energy and Climate Trends WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2010 China achieved number one status in two infamous categories: energy consumption and carbon emissions.
Scientists suggest that an extinct flightless bird from Jamaica fought rivals and predators using wings which evolved into clubs.
Our Sun can be a menace when it sends out powerful solar blasts of radiation towards the Earth.
Dr Brian Geoffrey Marsden passed away Thursday, Nov 18 at the age of 73 following a prolonged illness.
The steamiest places on the planet are getting warmer. Conservative estimates suggest that tropical areas can expect temperature increases of 3 degrees Celsius by the end of this century.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Oct.
NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark the 50th anniversary of the donation of the world's most famous diamond to the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Channel will premiere a one-hour special, MYSTERY OF THE HOPE DIAMOND on Sunday, November 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
WASHINGTON and NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian will host its annual Native Art Market Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 4 - 5, at its Washington, D.C., and New York City locations.
- 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.