NPR : News

On 'Decorah Eagle Cam:' This Year's Hatchings Likely Next Week

An alert for all those who were caught up in the excitement last year when the Decorah Eagle Cam was streaming as a pair of bald eagles in Iowa watched over their three eggs and as the eaglets hatched:

Mom has laid three more eggs this spring and the Raptor Resource Project expects the hatchings will begin between March 23 and 25.

Once again, the webcam is getting lots of attention (13,700 current views at this moment; 1.6 million "total views).

Copyright 2012 National Public Radio. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

NPR

Ursula K. Le Guin Steers Her Craft Into A New Century

The famed novelist says that at 85 she no longer has the energy to write another book, but she's just released a revised and updated edition of her manual for aspiring writers, Steering the Craft.
NPR

#NPRreads: Middle East Air Quality, Lead Poisoning, And Jell-O

Around the newsroom and around the world, here's what we're reading this week.
NPR

New Orleans Mayor On Katrina Anniversary: 'We Saved Each Other'

The 10th anniversary of the devastating storm was marked by prayers and church bells to remember the estimated 1,800 who lost their lives in the disaster.
NPR

No More Standing By The Spigot: Messaging App Alerts Water Availability

A startup in India — where an aging, ad hoc system limits water availability — is using text messages to let people know when their faucets should work, so they don't waste hours awaiting the deluge.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.