News from the Field

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South Dakota Sioux Announce Wind Project

Leaders from six Sioux groups announced today that they plan to build a massive wind farm on tribal land in South Dakota. Speaking at the annual Clinton Global Initiative America meeting in... Read More

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Ancient Fish Had Better Abs Than You

Paleontologists couldn’t help but admire the abdominal muscles found in a remarkably well-preserved 380-million-year-old fossilized fish. The fearsome placoderm possessing the abs in question... Read More

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91-Year-Old Breaks Bench Press Record

A 91-year-old man set a new World Association of Benchers and Deadlifters record Saturday when he bench pressed 187.2 pounds at the National Push-Pull Bench Press and Dead Lift Championships. Sy... Read More

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Ship Cook Survives Underwater For 2 Days

A Nigerian cook sat in darkness, breathing through a four-foot-high air pocket, for almost 60 hours after his tugboat capsized off Nigeria’s coast. Divers were shocked to find him alive in... Read More