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A New Tool in the Fight Against Hurricanes: Wind Farms?

Tens of thousands of wind turbines could dampen monster hurricanes into plain old bad storms, claim researchers.

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Wind Turbines Can Act Like Big Magnets for Lightning

They can be hit by bolts every three seconds for hours-long periods, even if thunderstorms are not nearby.

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One Day, Your Phone Could Be Powered by 'Micro Windmills'

The nano-turbines are so small that hundreds could fit inconspicously on a phone's sleeve.

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Berlin's Wildly Fantastic 1,400-Foot-High, Hydra-Headed Windmill

Let's take a look back at the ambitious 1930s plan to erect this monstrosity over the city.

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Let's Go Fly a Wind Turbine

Meet Google's new kite-like apparatus that can capture wind energy where it's most powerful.