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Global Warming May Not Be Quite As Bad As Feared
2013-01-25 13:39:58

While most news that comes out about global warming is typically negative and ominous, thus study has put a slightly more positive twist on the unfolding story of climate change.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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