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Today's word: continuum
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Apple launches the iPhone 11 with three lenses, 'slofies' and a price surprise

Apple rolls out the iPhone's three latest models, a new iPad, a streaming service and a gaming service. Top executive Tim Cook unveiled the products and additions at a 90-minute press event on its Silicon Valley campus last week. The iPhone 11 d...

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Marine biologists fear return of a killer ‘Blob'


Waters are warming in the Pacific Ocean again, threatening the food chain critical for marine life such as seals and birds and sounding the alarm for marine biologists. A marine heatwave called the “Blob” hit the same patch of ocean off the western c...

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This week's word in the news: CONTINUUM

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Something that changes in character gradually or in very slight stages without any clear dividing points.

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Instead, climate breakdown exists on a continuum where every 10th of a degree of additional heating means more death and suffering.
The Los Angeles Times -- 09/16/2019

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