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Wind Farm Developers More Mindful Of Whales

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While environmentalists like the idea of wind energy, many are concerned about the wind turbines' effects on sea life and migrating birds. They also say loud construction noises typically associated with building those turbines could affect whales negatively.

For these reasons, wind farm developers from New Jersey to Virginia, have announced an agreement to avoid building towers and doing other activities at the peak of whales' migratory season.

The companies also agree to watch for whales and to use tools and technologies to keep their work as quiet as possible.

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Bill Cosby Removed From Documentary On Black Stuntmen

Bill Cosby was instrumental in opening the door for black stuntmen in Hollywood early in his career. He was to be a central figure in a new documentary about black stuntmen, but that has now changed. He will be mentioned, but his interviews have been pulled, following the latest revelations about the comedian, who admitted in court documents that he drugged women for sex.
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Me-Tea-Morphosis: Tea Bags Get Second Life As Works Of Art

Artists are reinventing the humble tea bag, letting its contents and simple shape and color shine in beautiful, fragile art. Some are even farming out the tea drinking to get to the used bags.
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New York's LaGuardia Airport To Get Long Overdue Redesign

NPR's Melissa Block talks to Janet R. Daly Bednarek, an aviation expert and professor at the University of Dayton, about the airport that was once thought of as a model for all U.S. airports.
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University Of Lisbon Scientists Solve Pendulum Clock Mystery

Two professors at the University of Lisbon say they have discovered why the pendulums of clocks set on the same surface will eventually swing together in opposing directions.

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