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Sunblock For The Earth
2012-10-12 09:46:48

When you want to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the Sun, you employ some sort of sun block. But what would you use to protect the entire planet from the Sun?

2011-02-14 22:10:20

A new analysis of sulfur emissions appearing in the journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics shows that after declining for a decade, worldwide emissions rose again in 2000 due largely to international shipping and a growing Chinese economy.

2008-09-08 09:00:11

By George Avalos SAN RAMON -- AT&T Inc. has decided to eliminate 174 jobs in its operations here, the company confirmed Wednesday, but the communications colossus remains robust, its latest financial results and analysts indicate. In addition, AT&T has decided to cut 266 jobs in San Diego.

2006-01-10 07:16:03

With the shore along the north end of Folly Beach eroding, archaeologists will set out next month to see how much of the site of a Union Civil War encampment can be saved from the oncoming waves.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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