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2014-05-15 16:23:21

LAS VEGAS, May, 15 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Bakken Energy Corp formerly Orofino Gold Corp. (OTC: ORFG) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary has signed a letter Intent with Green River Refinery LLC to acquire its Green River Oil Refinery in Southern Utah. The company has 30 days from the signing of this LOI to complete the acquisition of the Refinery. Nations Oil and Gas has developed a plan to restart the refinery and process local crude oils and other available feed...

Death Valley Still The Hottest Spot On Earth
2012-09-13 13:39:03

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Meteorologists have ended an 80-year debate over where and what the hottest temperature ever recorded on Earth was. Back in the summer of 1913, temperatures soared to a scorching 134 degrees Fahrenheit in Death Valley, California, setting a record as the world's hottest temperature. However, less than 10 years later, on September 13, 1922, reports came in of a 136.6 degree Fahrenheit temperature being recorded in El Azizia, Libya....


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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