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Mine company turns to high-tech devices to haze birds away from toxic waters

Butte, Mont. • On a recent afternoon, Ian Fairweather, president of Fairweather IT, remotely navigated a six-propeller drone his company designed and built toward an exhausted snow goose that had recently landed on the placid, reflective water of the Berkeley Pit. But the snow goose resisted the attempts to be hazed from the toxic, artificial lake, swimming away from the ...

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Oxford English Dictionary’s Word of the Year Is ‘Toxic’

Once a year, the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) releases its “Word of The Year.” This year the word is “toxic,” which the dictionary defines as “poisonous.” This word choice matters because the OED is considered the most widely used authority on the English language. It currently covers over 600,000 words, with definitions, pronunciations and origins. The word was picked for ...

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Stocks – Dow Downed by Toxic Turkey, Plunging Energy Stocks

© Reuters. Macy’s stock sunk 15% on Wednesday – The Dow posted tripled digit losses Wednesday as plunging oil prices sent energy stocks tumbling, and a rout in global markets hurt performance. The fell about 0.54%. The fell 0.76%, while the fell about 1.23%. U.S. stocks struggled to sidestep a rout in global markets on fears economic chaos. There ...

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5 signs that you're in a toxic relationship

Sex isn’t everything, and it should never, ever be forced or expected. But if you find that your normally-high sex drive has taken a downward swing beyond the natural ebb and flow of your body’s usual libido levels, something could be up, especially if you’re still attracted to or want to be aroused when it comes to your partner. Scientific ...

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