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Soccer Players' Feet to Generate Electricity

Soccer Players' Feet to Generate Electricity

AP (Sep. 11, 2014) A new energy-generating soccer field was inaugurated in Brazil. The field is built on energy-capturing tiles, allowing players to generate electricity as they run and compete. (Sept. 11) Video provided by AP
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Local Newscast 'Dive-Bombed' By Bat Live On Air

Local Newscast 'Dive-Bombed' By Bat Live On Air

Newsy (Sep. 11, 2014) Anchors at Tennessee's WATE were taken a-bat when a live bat flew through their studio on live TV. But the station totally embraced the encounter. Video provided by Newsy
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Gray Whale Swims Into Marina Del Rey

Gray Whale Swims Into Marina Del Rey

Reuters - US Online Video (Sep. 10, 2014) A gray whale makes an appearance for dinnertime guests in Marina del Rey, swimming freely in the harbor. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Video provided by Reuters
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Long Tongues and Leaping Cats in 60th World Records Book

Long Tongues and Leaping Cats in 60th World Records Book

AFP (Sep. 10, 2014) From super-long tongues to leaping cats, a host of weird and wacky landmarks have made the cut for the 60th anniversary edition of the Guinness World Records book launched on Wednesday. Duration: 01:14 Video provided by AFP
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