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2011-06-30 07:55:39

New 1981-2010 'normals' to be released this week.

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2006-05-03 07:41:22

A nagging difference in temperature readings that had raised questions about global warming has been resolved, a panel of scientists reported Tuesday.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]