Nighthawks are known for their repeated "peent" call as they hunt for flying insects. Bill Bouton/Flickr hide caption

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Scientists Tune In To The 'Voices Of The Landscape'

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In a new biography of Joe DiMaggio, author Jerome Charyn writes that "there was a kind of heartbreak, as we worried that he might disappear in that enormous expanse of space ... that the leaping gazelle we saw was some aberration, a phantom put there by our own wish to create some creature more perfect than ourselves. No fellow human being could possibly look that good, but DiMaggio did." Hulton Archive/ Getty Images hide caption

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Joe DiMaggio, A Star With The Power of Silence

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Tennessee Williams, born 100 years ago March 26, changed the course of American theater with titanic, intensely human dramas including The Glass Menagerie and A Streetcar Named Desire. Central Press/Getty Images hide caption

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Tennessee At 100: Forever 'The Poet Of The Outcast'

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Produce Bruce Iglauer (left), founder of Alligator Records, works with blues artist Lil' Ed William at Joyride Studios in Chicago. Chicago Tribune/MCT via Getty Images hide caption

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Alligator Records: Pushing Blues Forward For 40 Years

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