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2010-02-11 07:15:00

CANTON, Ohio, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Green's famous for stalking and conquering a tornado in his famed "Tornado Attack Vehicle" in a field nearly six years ago, but that feat pales in comparison to his next mission.

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2009-06-30 06:00:00

An $11.9 million tornado research project resulted in only one tornado being studied during a 35-day period.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.