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2014-01-24 23:01:49

Shawnee Peak has fired up the snow making guns to add to an already strong base and some of the best conditions in Maine. Bridgton, ME (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 After Mother Nature threw a nasty curveball with warmer temperatures and wet precipitation, Shawnee Peak fired up the snow making guns to add to an already strong base and some of the best conditions in Maine. For the past three nights, Shawnee Peak has been making snow on Exit 48, Kancamangus, Jack Spratt, Haggett’s, Sunset...

2008-12-19 21:47:22

Researchers say Swiss ski resorts cannot count on snow-making equipment to rescue them from the effects of global warming. The Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne studied the economic benefit of snow-making between 2003 and 2005, swissinfo reported. Researchers concluded that resorts using equipment to provide snow for more than 18 miles of slopes would have trouble recouping their investment in equipment. Snow-making facilities are often presented as a central measure in adapting to...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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