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Llamas Keep Grass Cut at Chicago's O'Hare Airport

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August 14, 2013
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Airplanes fly over the head of 25 llamas, donkeys, goats and sheep used to keep the grass cut at Chicago's O'Hare airport on August 13, 2013. The airport authority has hired the herd to help it maintain its sprawling grounds in order to keep wildlife away from the tarmac.


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Reuters (Sep. 22, 2013) — Event at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport raises money for the Special Olympics.
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Biofuel: A Resource of the Future

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Deutsche Welle (Aug. 11, 2013) — With flying cameras and three-dimensional nuclear spin imaging Ulrich Schurr is studying the growth of energy crops. Rapeseed, sugar beets, China grass - these are plants which can be easily processed to give fuel and raw materials for the chemical industry. But how well, how fast and how uniformly will these plants grow in a northern German climate? The plant scientist from the Jlich Research Center is convinced that energy crops will play a big role in the future - as long as their cultivation does not compete with food crop production. To what extent that is possible - that is being investigated by a newly founded research center: the Bioeconomy Science Center.
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Futuristic Airport Security Measures Unveiled at Farnborough

Futuristic Airport Security Measures Unveiled at Farnborough

Reuters (July 12, 2012) — Surveillance and security detection company FLIR is offering visitors to the Farnborough International Airshow a preview of what they believe will be the airport check-ins of tomorrow. They've devised a series of new high-tech security measures designed to detect dangerous substances both inside and outside the airport terminal, hoping to make international travel safer.
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Wayward Dreamlifter Takes Off

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Reuters (Nov. 21, 2013) — A massive cargo jet large enough to hold other planes inside of it takes off without incident after landing at the wrong Kansas airport. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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