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  • Anthropologist Makes First Ever Link Between Language Sounds And Geography
    Brett Smith for - Your Universe Online Previous research has shown that the only effect an environment has on the development of a language is vocabulary. However, a new study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE suggests that altitude can influence the used of ejective consonants in a language. Not used in the English language, ejective consonants are made by compressing ...
    June 13, 2013 - redOrbit
  • Heat Increasing into the Weekend
    High pressure will continue to build across Acadiana into the weekend with its subsidence (or sinking air) compressing the atmosphere, thereby allowing for hotter temperatures. Surface winds will turn westerly Thursday cutting off most of the cooling effects from the Gulf, with winds turning northwesterly Friday which could push our readings into the upper 90s in some spots. Temperatures will ...
    June 12, 2013 - KATC 3 Lafayette
  • Pep Boys No Longer Leaking Oil, But Stock's Expensive
    NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The last time we discussed the state of retailer/auto services giant Pep Boys , I raised concerns about what appeared to be leaks in the company's operating model. Although management had made decent operational progress, the company was still struggling with same-store sales (comps), while margins were compressing. Pep Boys had no answer to the moves made by much nimbler ...
    June 10, 2013 -

  • Edward Norton in National Ledger
    Lewis and Clark's expedition is as great a story as you could ever hope to tell, and like so many people, Brad and I have both been drawn to it for years,Norton said. "We both always agreed that compressing that story into a feature-length...
  • Tomas Kaberle in Toronto Sun
    We've played a lot of hockey and will be playing more with the Olympics (compressing the schedule),alternate captain Tomas Kaberle said. "We just have to regroup. Having a back-to-back first doesn't make it any easier for us."

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