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2010-03-28 09:05:00

Sudan is looking to exploit the Saharan sun to power its underdeveloped regions and green its deserts. The expense to use the sun's energy for regions like Darfur is great, but the country's ministry of energy and mining believes that advances in solar technology will lower the costs. "The costs are high compared to other conventional energy resources but we think that with the technology advances going on there will be a substantial decrease," the ministry's secretary general, Omar...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.