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>> new technology you can wear. hope you have a great test. nearby. monica comedy. it is tuesday, october 6ing, 2015. welcome to "cbs this morning." tens of thousands are left without drinking water ompblths a commercial pilot suddenly dice mid-flight. new details of what happened inside the cockpit. a massive scandal rocks a fantasy football world. insiders are accused of scoring a big payout. we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> it's heart breaking for a of. >> a state of emergency in south
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carolina. 11 storm-related deaths, two in north carolina. >> some 1,300 national guard troops called in to help 250 state troopers. >> the roads are still unsafe. you can drive across it, it couldco lance. >> crews are desperately searching for survivors after a cargo ship disappears. >> one body is found. several other are missing. >> the captain is incapacitated. >> an american airlines pilot dies in the middle of a flight. an autopsy reveals it was a result of national causes. >> the clinton campaign takes aim at republicans. amtrak train derailed in iraq after it hit a pile of rocks on the tracks. seven people were hurt. >> swerved to the left. swerved to the right. we were all going, uh-o. >> the recall for almost 2 million boxes of cheerios, they were recalled as some weren't gluten free. >> the person shooting the video carrying a handgun.
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>> all that -- a controversial finish. a.j. wright appears to intentionally knock the bull out of bounds. it is detroit's ball. >> it is what it is, we will have to learn from it and move on there that's my boy. >> the 2008 candidate of the united states go after i lost, i slept like a baby. >> well, if you had won this, you may be on this show. >> donald trump said in an interview he has a license to carry a concealed firearm in new york and added if someone ever attacked him, they're going to be shocked. especially when they see where he keeps it. welcome to cbv this morning. south carolina still struggling with the devastating impact of
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historic flooding. president obama has declared a disaster there. the floods to blame for 13 deaths in the carolinas. some 550 roads and bridge versus closed, cutting off entire communities. 40,000 people have no access to safe drinking water. the storm shattered rainfall records in much of south carolina. many areas have seen well above 2 fee. david begnaud is in south carolina, where rainfall stopped 20 inches. >> reporter: good morning, here in columbia on this street, where we are this, mo the residents have been told to evacuate. this is better than it was. not long ago, it would have been above my head this home here had water inside. there was 23 feet of water from the concrete to the 1st floor. here's the good news, they're expecting sunshine today. the concern? more dams may fail. >> that is why the national guard will be back out in blackhawk hoelicopters looking
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for people that may need rescued. crews in blackhawk helicopters looking for people trapped in their homes, as the punishing carolinas got worse on monday. >> everything i got here is gone. >> reporter: several dams were breached, sending water pouring into already flooding communities, prompting mandatory evacuations in richland county, since the downpours began, 18 dams have failed. >> this has been one of the worst things we've seen in the entire time i've lived here. you got people displaced from their homes. people whose businesses are wrecked. i don't know how long it will take all of to us overcome this. >> reporter: streets in columbia, south carolina continue to give way to the relentless rush of water. one in 500 roads and bridges have been closed, including all roads leading in and out of the city of manning. 4,000 people are cut off.
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homes, businesses, destroyed. >> it's heart breaking. >> reporter: the building that housed shelley manning's family business for more than two decades is a loss. >> a lot of times that my family. >> reporter: the damage to this church in charleston left the pastor stunned. he and a group of parishioners spent the entire day salvageing whatever they could. >> it kind of took our breath away. then we decided to start thinking about what the next step is. >> reporter: the next step for emergency management crews is to restore safe drinking water to tens of thousands of people. it is a frustrating reality for people who live in communities now swamped with water. you just heard about one of those communities that is cut off, manning, which is about 60 miles southeast of columbia, right now the sheriff there says they have a substation, a power station that is under water. he fears that worse is the yet to come, gayle. >> oh, boy, david.
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that's the worst news at this particular time. thank you so much. federal investigators head to jacksonville, florida this morning to investigate the sinking of the american cargo ship. researchers are trying to find 33 sailors, including 23 americans who are on board t. ship disappeared thursday in the middle of hurricane joaquin. the coast guard has already searched more than 160,000 square miles of the bermuda triangle. crew versus found debris but no survivors. mark strassmann is in jacksonville this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. investigators will now try to get to the bottom of what went wrong. and remember it rests somewhere under 3 miles of water. search teams have recovered one body in a survival suit. the only sign of the crew so far. the coast guard found this heavily damaged life boat, believed to be from the el f
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pharaoh. no one was aboard. >> it would be abandoning a category 4 hurricane. >> all that is left is wood, contanners, life rafts and another pieces from the doomed ship. still, searchers hold out hope for survivors. >> we're not going to discount somebody's will to survive. that's why we're still searching today. >> along the 28 missing americans, 53-year-old captain michael davidson, crew members, danielle randolph, dylan meklin, jeremy riehm, steven schultz and frank hamm. >> you think they will send them out. >> that makes no sense. >> reporter: a distress call last thursday morning said the ship's engine had died t. boat was lifting 15 degrees and taking on water. hurricane joaquin was almost a category 4 then with waves of 150 feet rand winds of 140 miles per hour. >> we put tremendous trusts in our captains and our cruise, all of our employees, whether at
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land orb at sea. in the end the responsibility comes to me. >> reporter: crews are now searching two separate debris fields, combined, roughly the size of the city of los angeles. one is near the ship's last known location. the other is 60 miles north-of-that. and each day brings new challenges. >> the search for survivors is north of the ship's last known position. >> every day it goes on, that debris field will grow and grow and grow. because the current is quite strong. >> reporter: despite daunting odds, family members say they were well trained to survive. >> if there was any life in him, he's fighting to continue to live. i believe that. >> reporter: the survival window is closing. the coast guard estimates five we are now at the end of day five. charlie. >> thanks, mark. an american airlines flight died mid-flight of natural
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causes. the jet was heading early monday co-pilot took command when the captain got sick. he made an emergency landing in syracuse, new york. kris van cleave is at washington's reagan national airport has audio of the crisis in the sky. chris, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. situations like this where the pilot dies mid-flight in the cockpit are very rare. the faa says only six commercial airline pilots have died mid-flight in the last 21 years. still for the passengers on board, that american airlines flight, they had no idea of the drama unfolding behind the flight deck door. >> medical emergency, captain is incapacitated. request handling for runway '01 one zero landing. >> reporter: that's the co-pilot of the american airlines flight 550 preparing to divert to syracuse airport. >> all right. will they have a way to get to the airplane quickly or go to the gate? >> they will have a way to get to the airplane quickly.
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>> we will get to the captain. >> reporter: syracuse police say when medics boarded the plane, it was too late. they found the captain, michael johnston, dead. 147 passengers and five crew were on the overnight phoenix to boston flight. >> the plane like all of a sudden started descending pretty quickly and no one really thought anything of it at first. >> all we saw is fire trucks, ems. everything out there. we thought he was just sick. but then we find out he passed. >> i think the airlines needs to be commended. i think whatever happened in that cockpit none of us will know, but that co-pilot did a great job. >> reporter: johnston's wife bj said her husband had a history of heart problems. he had a double bypass in 2006. >> the coroner called me and said it was 99.9% positive of a heart attack. >> reporter: safety expert sully sullenberger requires ever pilot
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over 40 to get health screenings twice a year. >> every airliner has two pilots in this in the cockpit. it's two fully qualified pilots. not a captain and an apprentice. >> reporter: american airlines says it is extremely saddened by his death. he was a long-time employee of the airline and described him as a father, husband and friend. gayle. >> thank you very much. an amtrak crew member is in the hospital this morning with serious injuries after his train derailed in vermont. monday's vermonter hit rocks that had faunl onto the tracks. 102 people were on board, seven of them were hurt. the top u.s. commandner afghanistan will face lawmakers on capitol hill this, mo. general john campbell will defend the proposal to drop the number of u.s. troops in afghanistan from nearly 10,000 now to 1,000.
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he will face tough questions about saturday's u.s. airstrikes on a hospital. campbell said monday afghan forces requested the attack, which killed 22 people. >> good morning, celebrating a major victim for the trade agenda. the u.s. and 11 pacific rim countries reached a controversial agreement slashing terrorists and opening markets. contradiction of the transpacific partnership says lit cost jobs. the white house says it will be a bomb to u.s. industry such as auto makers. margaret brennan is at the white house. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, this is an attempt by president obama to build an economic block to challenge china. first he has to sell this deal. his fellow democrats in congress could be the hardest to convince. many see it as too friendly to big business and too tough for unions. here's what's in the traps pacific partnership or tpp, it knits together 12 countries, mexico, japan, vietnam and other pacific nations that together make up one-third of the global
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economy t. white house says the deal will get rid of some 18,000 trade barriers to make it easier to sell american-made technology, cars, agricultural goods and services. critics say it's going to cost americans jobs. and the 2016 presidential candidates are already weighing in. jeb bush has endorsed it. republican donald trump front runner trump says he'd negotiate a better deal and mike huckabee says we got rolled like sushi. hillary clinton hasn't said what she thinks. presidential front runner bernie sanders says he will do everything he can to defeat it. none of them have seen it. president obama begins what could be the toughest sales job of his final year in office when he meets with business leaders later on today. >> i'm still thinking of rolled like sushi. quite a picture. this morning, joe biden may be
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moving' up his decision on running for president. politico reporter mike allen says it could happen as early as this weekend t. announcement could be less than ten days away. hillary clinton's campaign start running an attack ad today. it targets the benghazi investigation led by house republicans. "cbs news" political director "face the in addition" moderator, john dickerson, is with us this morning. >> good morning. >> what could be the impact of this campaign by the clinton campaign? >> he got a political gift by kevin mccarthy the majority leader of house when he suggested benghazi had pulled down her poll numbers. she wants everybody to see it. for so long clintons have been arguing the benghazi and e-mail investigation that grew out of it was politically motivated. but there are legitimate investigations going on which makes it hard for her to say. that now this clip suggests, gives a little everyday to her underlying claim. she wants everybody to see it.
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>> it's a national television ad campaign? >> so this is in advance of her testimony in october. she wants everybody to see that testimony in highly partisan light. tray gowdy has been bending over backwards trying to say, no, it is not partisan. if it's seen as partisan, nothing that happens in the investigation will get listened to. >> joe biden, will he be making a decision this weekend? >> i think we have been having this conversation for several weeks, will he or won't he? >> he is coming up on the filing deadlines, they're not the big contests that have filing deadlines in early november. so he can wait longer. but there are other big moments down the road he's got to take care of. so we get speculation the closer we get to some of the big events t. first debate one of them a. big jefferson jackson dinner. these are things he would want to take advantage of if he were running. >> what are people close to him
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saying? >> i hear a lot of both. he will make a decision soon. some say we don't know. it's up to him. so we are getting more signals that it could come southeastern because you do have to get an operation moving and that operation at some point requires the ascent of the person who is actually running. >> would it be important for to him participate in the debate, do you think? >> probably fought the first one t. big challenge for the biden campaign everybody talks about is why is he running? other than he's not hillary clinton. that's a fine political answer. for the country and the voters, why is he running? that's an answer he will need for the debate. >> he and president obama will have their regular scheduled lunch. >> the pickle the president is in now. what do i say about joe or hillary? he's going to have to say mum. >> you are right. you can't get a campaign started unless you can define why you want to be president and how much you want to do. >> remember, we talked about that with hillary clinton. >> and jeb bush. >> john dickerson, thank you so
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much. president obama will travel to roseburg, oregon on friday to meet with victims of the deadly college rampage. the "new york times" reports the gunman's mother was very active in online discussion boards. laurel harper talked about the difficulties of raising a child with as berger's symptoms. and the gunman 26-year-old christopher harper mercer killed ten people including himself. he left behind a man fefrto, ranting about not having a girlfriends and claiming that everyone else was crazy. a health alert, some people say eating cheerios is making them sick venlg that's leading to a major remember. general mills wants boxes of original and honeynut labeled at dpluten free may include wheat. we have the cereal's giant explanation. good morning. >> reporter: good morning the company says the recall is a class one, meaning there is reasonable probability the error could cause serious health
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consequences or even death. in a press release, general mills cited health effects from wheat allergies or silliac disease. the 19 million bucss were made at its california facility. they say wheat flour was inadvertently described as a quote isolated incident. it will remove affected boxes from store shelves. it tweeted out constructions for consumers, to determine whether their purchase was affected t. company's senior vice president said we sincerely apologized to the gluten-free community and everyone impacted. please note we will be working harder to earn back your trust. this is the second recall for general mills and third in less than two months. >> thank you so much. just about every office has a fantasy football
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>> good morning i'm erika von tiehl and this is a cool start. things improve today. >> that's right, erika. temperatures in the 40s and feels chilly now. three months from now probably looking forward to 40s in the morning. lots of sunshine out there and nice shot in berks kournlty, kutztown, nice sunrise, 42. calm winds. that's the trends of the day and outer suburbs low to mid 40s this hour. 51 at the airport. forecast high up to 72 for philadelphia and upper 60s at the shore mid 60s in the poconos and if you don't get a chance to enjoy today get your shot the next few days. low to mid 70s. thursday rain showers return for friday. let's get a check on morning commute, good morning, miesha.
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>> i didn't smile enough this morning there were so many accidents and construction. look at that sunshine. that will do it. that will make me smile. pass those sunglasses this is schuylkill past 202 and also vine looking very, very busy in fact many cameras alook at now or busy even though pushing through rush hour. busy out there. give yourself extra minutes out there. 95 southbound, 28 on blue route and heading to northbound direction towards route 1. so give yourself a couple extra minute, erika over to you. >> your next update 7:55 up next on cbs this morning police suing a begun shop owner for allowing his
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>> calvin johnston to the end zone. fumbles it. if it goes out of bounds it will be a touchback it's ruled a touchback. >> the nfl rules the official blew this call, the seattle seahawks locked up the victory t. li on were close to a go ahead touchdown. seahawks kam chancellor forced the fumble a. teammate battered the ball out of play. it is illegal for a play tore punch a loose ball in the end zone after it touches the ground. the official did not believe the move was intentional t. seahawks got the ball and held on for the 13-10 victory t.nfl vice president officiating said after the game the lions should have gotten the ball back. >> that hurts.
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>> it doesn't seem fair. >> no, lit go down in the record books as a win for the seahawks. all they can get sorry. >> yeah, we were wrong. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, new charges that fantasy football may be fixed. two major players in the game were defending themselves this morning after an employee within hundreds of thousands of dollars. we will take a look at this industry that is nearly 60 million players and almost no outside regulation. plus, an air france revolution. hundreds of workers crash a board meeting to protest plans to cut about 3,000 jobs. we'll show you the encounter that forced two executives to jump a fence to escape the mob. >> scary. >> very scary. >> it is time to show you this morning's headlines, fedex and ups are raising fuel surcharges in spite of falling fuel prices. this will be fedex's second increase of the year. it comes right before the
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holiday shopping season. fume costs for the delivery giants were down 35% in the most recent quarter. fedex says the increase is response to heavier packages and a rise in residential deliveries. the ten commandments is gone from the oklahoma city. the state supreme court ruled in june, the display violated the constitution, which bans state property to promote religions. the los angeles times says governor garry brown signed a bill that allows doctors to write prescriptions for patients that want to end their lives. he wrote -- i do not know what i would do if i were dying in a prolonged and excruciating pain. >> our affiliate reports on the death of a high school football
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player, kenny bui was injured t. 17-year-old was declared on monday after emergency pran surgery. friends and family held a vigil to mourn his loss. he is the fourth high school player to die this u.s. season because of on the field injuries. and the "new york times" reports on a developing fantasy football scandal. two major sports companies are involved. a worker allegedly used insider knowledge to win hundreds of thousands of dollars. jeff glor is here with the allegation rocking this multibillion dollar injury. >> good morning. fantasy sports has become a money machine. this report raises big question os would have is at the controls. on game days and seemingly every day this fall, the ads are everywhere. now, so is the money. >> one week fantasy football leagues are paying $75 million a
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week. >> reporter: but the business modz sell under the microscope after allegations of what amounts to insider trading. >> play for your share every single day. just pick your sport. >> reporter: according to a report in the "new york times" the draftkings employee admitted he released early data on what specific players were most used in starting lineups ahead of the nfl's third week. getting that ahead of the curve could serve as an advantage t. employee went on to win $350,000 that week bekt on a rival fantasy football website fanduel. >> it gives somebody an edge. it's no different than somebody in professional sports taking steroids and plasting home runs out of the park. maybe that's a little extreme. the premise is the same because you have an edge. >> fanduel defended their the site is a relatively new format, paying out big cash
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prizes on a daily or weekly basis instead of traditional season long fantasy leagues. daily fantasy sport is big business and mostly unregulateding raking in billions per season t. federal government doesn't de79 it as gambling, instead calling it a game of skill, not chance. >> this business is very unregulated. seriously, we have come a long way from the dorm room playing amongst your friends to the corporate scare that the fantasy football. >> reporter: for the nearly 60 million people who take part in this game of skim tll, the quesn now is whether they are being suckered. >> fanduel ban gaming on their own sites, as of yesterday have temporarily barred taking part in other rival sites as well. >> we need an education on fantasy football. all three of us never had chik-filet and played fntacy
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football. >> i need fantasy football 101 jeff, that's what i need now. >> book it. >> okay. thank you. all right, the president of france this morning is condemning the violent react to proposed airline job cuts and angry mobs of workers rallied and ripped the shirts off two air france executives. hundreds stormed the headquarters. the boost bosses had to escape by scaling a fence. the chaotic scene, jonathan vigliotti, good morning. >> reporter: 3,000 job cuts as they gathered around the conference room table to layout their "options action," staff protesting outside made more than their voices heard. they looked like a lynch mob, pieshlths flight attendants, ground staff, many in uniform stormed the company's paris headquarters. security was no match with ease the crowd of hundreds reached a board meeting of air france's top officials.
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photos capture the group seizing the conference room as those normally in control air france's hr vice president xavier brosetta and director of long haul flights literally ran for their lives. their loafers were not made for a quick get away. their business attire ripped to shred itself. they narrowly escaped after junk over a fence. the angry staff had gathered to protest job cuts after the company failed to reach a deal with unions last week. >> a union rep denounced the violence saying they were isolated acts, but added that employees are under a lot of stress. tension that likely won't ease. after all, the job cuts are still on the table. xavier brosetta whose shirt was completely ripped off says he was disappointed by the violence
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and doesn't blame staff or unions t. company has filed a criminal complaint. gayle. >> i'll say, that was quite aggressive. i can't understand any circumstance you get so mad you rip off people's business clothes. we'd be on west 57th, taxi, taxi, i no longer have a bra. >> very intense, jonathan, we thank you again. this morning, los angeles police are investigating a stalking video that shows an officer getting out of his patrol car. the camera then pans to a hands gun held by the person shooting the video. the person recorded this from inside a parked car behind the officer t. video was posted to instagram. it has since been taken down. two milwaukee officers shot on duty are suing the store that sold the gun they were shot with. ahead the rare challenge under a controversial law. and if you are heading out the door, i mean, could you set your dvr? you can watch "cbs this morning" any time like then.
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. a child that could set a gun law precedent, two people shot in the line of duty are suing the owner of a fun store. they claim it was next to sell the gun used in the shooting. adriana diaz is with us from milwaukee. good morning. >> reporter: good morning t. question is whether a store that sells a gun used in a crime can be held liable in a case for the harm inflicted on a victim. in this case, two officers who were shot in the face. >> at that point in time i thought i was going to die and i wanted my family to know that i loved them. >> reporter: milwaukee police officer brian norberg took the stand monday, recounting the near fatal 2009 shooting that left him with devastating injuries. >> it felt like somebody had ripped my bone and my teeth right out of my mouth. >> a fellow officer was shot multiple times. he lost an eye and part of his
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frontal lobe. under surveillance video shows the officers confronting julius burton just before he opened fire on them. in their lawsuit the officers claim the weapon burton used was negligently and unlawfully sold by badger guns. according to charging do you mean, in 2005, 537 guns recovered from crimes were tracked back to badger guns, which ranked as the number one crime gun dealer in america. burton, seen here standing in this under surveillance video, was 18 at the time. a legal age to buy a gun in wisconsin was 21. he allegedly paid a friend, seen here signing the paperwork-to-buy the weapon for him. the officers claim the gun store knew the purchase was illegal and conspired with the friend to change his answer on a form, to claim falsely that he was the actual buyer of the gun t. gun stealsman testified last week he didn't realize what was going on. >> one thing we want to do is put a gun in somebody's hands
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that has, that's going to commit a crime. >> reporter: legal experts say the officersifies a very high bar to win their case and will likely need to prove criminal behavior on the part of the gun shop. >> who is responsible when a criminal pulls a gun from his pocket and at point-blank range fires at a police officer with the intent to kill him? >> reporter: in opening statements the defense argued that gun sellers have not be held responsible. problem sign adlah in 2005 that shields gun manufacturers and dealers from civil liability resulting from the misuse of their products by others. >> i wouldn't be shocked if there were a jury verdict in this case that favored the plaintiffs. but then the question would be, would that jury verdict hold up on appeal? >> reporter: that law protecting the gun industry in civil suits was passed with bipartisan support a decade ago, reportedly after lobbying by the nra.
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yesterday, hillary clinton said she'd get rid of the law as part of her plan on guns. today the court doctors are set to testify t. second officer who was shot will take the stand later this week, norah. >> an interesting case, indeed, thank you so much. ahead, why you might get stuck paying for a home delivery services you no longer want. plus, there is a new place online to find out of this world photos. up next the massive project that helps bring nasa's most impressive pictures into view for all
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>> right over to justin for your forecast, little cool, but beautiful later today, right? >> that's right, just pleasant early october day, lot of sunshine going around, temperatures back above average in the 70s, but the latest look down along the coast in delaware, winds starting to back off little bit. still coming in out of the northeast at about 14 miles per hour. watt line still coming up close to the dunes, but starting to recede little bit. we have some sunshine mixed when some clouds in southern delaware, 51 at the airport in philadelphia, 50 wilmington, still mid and upper 40's in a lot of the suburbs this morning, we make it to high of 72 degrees, near 70 at the shore, mid 60s in the poconos, warm, mild temperatures through the end of the week with showers on friday. let's get check on the commute with meisha a good morning.
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>> good morning, justin, still busy, been busy all morning long, i can tell this much, you are certainly still dropping at posted speeds, here's a look at 59 south, at the betsy ross bridge, look at that, as far the eye can see, moving very, very snails pace, delaware county let me back out of the way, 59 northbound 452, see slow crawl there, head northbound trying to make your way in and around the airport area. the skewing, 9 miles per hour, 18, dropping on the blue route, and 11 miles per hour 59 southbound, right around cottman. erika, over to you. >> meisha, thank you. next update 8:25. coming up on cbs this morning, electric pulses that bring your brain a boost of energy. i'm erika von tiehl. good morning.
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[ music playing ] >> it is tuesday, october 6th, 2015. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there's more news ahead, including the flood disaster in south carolina. a look at the damage that's cut off some towns from the rest of the state. but first, here's a look at today's eye opener at 8:00. this home here at water inside. there was 23 feet of water from the concrete to the 1st floor. investigators are trying to get to the bottom of what went wrong. to the passengers on board that american flight, they had no idea the drama unfolding behind the ride in deck doors. >> an amtrak crew member is in hospital this morning with serious injuries after his train derailed in vermont.
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>> she got a political gift by kevin mccarthy when he suggested they had driven down the poll numbers. she is showing off and wants everybody to see it. >> it's a class one, meaning there is reasonable probability the error could cause health consequences. >> they gathered around a conference room table to layout their option, staff protesting outside made more than their voices heard. >> new data suggests the first recorded instance of the f-word was in the 1,300s. in fact the exact quote was, i've got the playing? [ bleep ]. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle cink and norah o'donnell. people in south carolina are struggling this morning with widespread devastation caused by historic floods. 13 deaths are now blamed on the storms. president obama signed a
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disaster declaration. he ordered federal aid to help recovery efforts. more than 500 roads and bridges are closed and several towns are cut off. headlines this morning in south carolina sure highlight the rising concern. one caused a flooding catastrophe of incredible proportion. that's a quote t. other says, it is once in a millennium. in south carolina's capital with a close a closer look at this destruction. good morning. >> reporter: where we are this morning the water is thigh deep. just around the bend from where i am standing there was a family rescued a couple days ago. they had to take shelter in their attic. as the water was approaching their home. they started yelling for help. it was a neighbor down the street who heard it. jumped in his kayak and went to rescue them. there are stories like that of civilian rescues happening all over. helicopters are the only way to reach some areas t. relentless rain damaged roads and collapsed
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bridges cutting off communities. authorities are struggling to get clean water to tens of thousands of people. 4,000 people in the city of manning are alone and said to be isolated in some areas t. water has started to recede. there is good news the sun is coming out. but there are dam there is this area that are still vulnerable because of the pressure of the flood water. already 19 dam versus breached statewide, flooding communities, prompting evacuations, homes and businesses are severely damaged. we got word from the national guard a short time ago, what they're going to do this morning is this they're going to go back up in helicopters, and they're going to start dropping sandbags out of the helicopters around those dams that are vulnerable. because the issue they're having is the flood water and the debris is putting so much pressure on some of these dams, there the a concern that over the next 48 hours, more of them may fail. back to you. >> all right, david, thank you so much. ntsb officials are traveling to jacksonville, florida to investigate the sinking of an
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american cargo ship in the bermuda triangle. the coast guard said it sank. crews are still searching for the 33 people aboard, including 28 americans. they did finds one body but could not recover it. the ship disappeared five days adpoo in the middle of hurricane joaquin. the coast guard says anyone who abandoned ship will have battled up to 140-mile-per-hour winds and 50 foot waves. this morning, russian warplanes bombed isis targets in and around the ancient city of palmyra. the russian attacks had dangerous encounters with warplanes. coalition forces say they launched 24 airstrikes in iraq and syria on monday. they're trying to intensify the campaign against isis. david martin visits the
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in caughter qatar. russian aircraft as soon as we arrived a their close ev run-in yet with american warplanes in syria, coming within 20 miles of each other. it happened whenless lot general charles brown was showing us his command center for isis. you can see it on the screen t. russian planes are yellow. the americans green. u.s. pilots trying f-skenz first picked up the russian planes on radar t. russians closed to within 20 miles. at which point the american pilots could visually identify them on their targeting cameras. according to proun the russians have come any closer to that to his unmanned drones. >> the closest it's been, you know, within a handful of miles into where some of our remotely piloted aircraft. but our manned aircraft, you know, it's about the closest we seen. >> reporter: the impact on the air campaign has been minimal. he has been 230rs forced to work around the russians. >> they crowd ut out of syria? >> no, i don't think so him probably because after a week, we have a fairly good idea of
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where and when they're flying and we're up a lot more often than they are and so we do have to move around for separation. it's for a small period of time compared to the hours airborne over iraq and syria. despite the russian, brown says he plans to increase airstrikes against isis sank schuarys in syria. the goal of the air campaign is to destroy isis t. crews of these b-1 bombers have a mission to keep a safe distance between themselves and the russians. >> a great report by david. >> yeah, fascinating to see. this looks like for control of the airspace over syria as well as, you know, now this report which is the front page of the paper say russian soldiers may join the syrian fight. this is picking up. >> calling volunteers. >> you had asked about that in your interspru. >> he said russian combat troops, he says no not at that time.
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>> the choice of volunteers is interesting in that particular case. >> 20 miles in the air among jets is not that far apart. he says it's okay to be the underdogs, that's why he bought the buffalo bills. why this self-made billionaire talks about his success,
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can a nap replace your morning coffee or night cap? >> i'm dr. tara narula. i'm testing one of the devices, that gives you a boost of energy or a stens of calm when your day needs its most. that's coming up on cbs this morning. [ music playing ]
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nearly $5 guilty. our dr. tara narula is here with a new device that tries to change how you feel. good morning. >> good morning. wearable technology enables its users to track how many steps they take or camrys they eat a. new product on the wearable market doesn't try to change the number on the scale. instead, it wants to change your mood, using electric stimulation. if you turn to coffee for jolt or a glass of wine to relax, a wearable tech company wants you to consider an alternative. electric current. what is the basis behind the concept of using electric stimulation to change your mood? >> we have nerves on the head and neck that connect directly to our brains, those nerves normally give a lot of input about what's going on around us. so what we do, we're signaling those nerves electrically to trigger your body to respond, fis logically. >> reporter: the new device called think costs nearly $300.
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it fits on the forehead and the back of the head. it comes with two settings, energy or calm, controlled through a smartphone app. because it is considered a wellness or lifestyle product rather than a medical device, it's not subject to fda regulation. the ceo of think. what do you think is the ideal person to use the think? >> somebody with an attitude that they have a full life that, attitude of conquering life, conquering your day or on the calm mode side somebody who wants to unwind during the day because life is stressful. >> reporter: think delivers a low dose of electric current to the surface of the skin. they claim the electric pulses or what think calls vibes change brain activity by stimulating sensitive cranial nerves on the face or on the back of the head. think demonstrated the device to first time users in new york city last month. >> the heart rate is low, but i feel looind kind of great at the
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same time. >> reporter: users are advised to wear the product between 10 to 15 when the itself minutes a session, for no more than 60 minutes a day. >> i think this design is really different and futuristic. >> but the concern i guess for some is maybe are you limiting people by giving them a quick text stick to an area where maybe we should be learning how to self regulate our emotions. >> if you practice, you become self aware of what it feels like to be motivated and/or centered and how to handle stress. >> think believes humans can't control their own biological responses, randy brew no, a neuroscientist at columbia university disagrees. >> almost everything we do during the day is manipulating our biology. what you drink. what you eat. these are all active choices we make to change our biology, to change our mood. >> reporter: he's also skeptical if the scientific testing by think proves the brain's
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physiology and chemistry. >> is it really activating a part of your brain? they don't know that. they need to do more research on >> i wanted to learn what the vibes felt like. >> this goes on your temple. >> okay. >> choosing the calm setting in the middle of my day. >> i feel like someone is like tickling my hair and my head. it's so interesting. >> this is about a journey where there is another choice. now the question is, will this choice of digital versus a chemical choice, how does that weave into life? i imagine a feature whether it's think or anyone else, where we are using programs to do things that we want. it's not just a gimmick. it's like it really does help people to be able to relax, it really helps you. >> it sounds like a great idea. are you a doctor. what do you think? >> i think fis logically it does make sense. i don't think we have enough research to make for sure t.
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neuroscientists says we are charging the chemicals in the brain. i certainly felt a sensation on the skin and the ear. so something was going on, but i didn't feel that calm sensation for hours afterwards. >> did it hurt? >> it didn't hurt, no, it didn't hurt. >> any concerns about the attractiveness? i'm thinking, maybe they need to work on the design a little bit longer. i could see people sobbing. are you okay? do you have any other concerns about the device? >> i think one of the biggest things is long term side effects. peej use it for hours at a time, in kids or adolescents with brains still developing, throws the two major concerns. >> i think it brings up a point. people are looking for an energy boost. there are other ways to change the physiology of the brain in the body. >> we are just beginning to learn. >> we are. >> it's interesting. the brain, yes, thank you. >> thank you, dr. tar. >> reporter: if you like a little mystery with your shopping prescription, boxes can deliver the goods. can you finds yourself as they say boxed in.
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>> the subscription box business is unwrapping success with birch box and stick fix. you pay for everything from your
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makeup to grocerys to your clothes can be sent to your doors. kate hudson's fab lettics is under investigation after customers complain they didn't know they were signing up for a subscription. so how many pitfalls are hiding in in that fine print nobody ever read. welcome. >> good to see you. >> so a person signs up for yoga pants. they think they are getting it at a deal. >> then they are off with a $25 special. get your first outfit for $25 bucks. little do they realize unless they read the fine print many screens into the website, they are authorizing this company to bill them up to $49.95 nor this recurring membership and thousands of customers have gone on social media, they've complained to the better business bureau they didn't see this coming and worse when they discovered this, and they tried to reach the company to can sell their membership, they got the run around. they couldn't get a real person on the phone, their messages
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didn't get returned. they couldn't get through by e-mail. >> this happened with fabletics, kate hudson's company, a huge backlash? >> massive backlash, thousands of complaints. >> her company said quote we make it very clear during a fabletics shopping experience and multiple places if a customer takes advantage of these membership prices, he or she is joining our vip service. still is it confusing to customers? have you looked? is it buried in fine print? >> you have to go many screens through to get a clear description. let's face it. if you are a company and you got tens of thousands of people complaining via social media and the better business bureau they got ripped off, presumably for tens of thousands of other people too busy to go public, either these people are all stupid or something happened here by design to trick people and take advantage of people's limited attention span? >> so any recommendations to offer a way to get out of it? >> well, the one.
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in general, if you are signing up for a subdescription service, you do have to read the fine print, yourself. at minimum, you should research the company you are doing business with the you haven't heard of it. if you use a credit card that you trust. you use a credit card where you know if there is a dispute can you call up the credit card company and say, look, i'm getting rinned off here, please can sell the charge. then the company now has to deal with the credit card company to try to get their money instead of you having to deal with it. >> has this company changed its practice? >> well, they say they didn't need to change their practice. so we really don't know. >> there is no indication? >> that's right. >> 15 different times and notifications? >> correct. >> note to self, radio ted fine print. most people don't. >> this is the story of our times. it's the fine print. >> thank you, peter. >> thank you. americans recycle, sorry, n nor.
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it does say >> good morning, i'm erika von tiehl two. police officers in the hospital after a crash in southwest philly earlier this morning. it happened around 2:00 this morning, near bartrum and hole steen avenues. >> one officer has neck and back pain. the other officer has a broken leg. the krause are hit some trees off the side of the road. police investigating the cause of this crash. right now, bee want to check in with just fin for your forecast. cool start. but we slowly warm things up today? >> that's right, may still need the jacket with temperatures in the 40's and 50's, but you'll ditch it this afternoon, temperature rise low 70s. forty-seven up in the lehigh valley and berks county, low 50's around philadelphia right now. nice and quiet on storm scan3, get used to that for the next
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few days, a lot of sunshine in our forecast, sun will go to worm today, up to 72 for the high temperature, upper 60s at the shore, not as windy as well with some more sunshine, nice up in the poconos, mid 60s for the high. check it out, low and mid 70s through the end of the week, we will find some showers around late friday, as coal front moves through. we do dry out for the upcoming weaken, sunshine returns for saturday and sunday, cools back down to the mid and upper 60s. all right, let's get the update on the morning commute, meisha? >> good morning, to all of you. yes, that sunshine is certainly beautiful, isn't it? but it can be little glaring. this is area after we do have accident westbound before 202, the far right lane, so you can see some of the shoulder completely block, part of the right lane just make note of. that will also, another accident new jersey 295 southbound at 168. all lanes were block. now down to two blocked lanes. just make note of that. you might want to give yourself couple of extra minutes, now going to the wide, you can see 8 miles per hour on the schuylkill east and westbound, 14 on the blue route, 13 miles per hour as
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you head into the southbound direction, erika, over to you. >> thank you so much. next update 85:00, a ahead on cbs this morning, re-thinking, recycling, and wind power, as artwork. i'm erika von tiehl. good morning.
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welcome back to cbs this, mo. coming up, a rare interview with a pro sports power couple. see how they're keeping buffalo's teams in the game. why the success comes with some controversy. give glor is here to review his sports profile. art uses science to create a beautiful beach. meet the designer who wants people to run with his ideas. that's ahead. >> that's cool looking. i want to see that. right now, it's time to show you this morning's headlines. "time" says cheetah named legolas after the elf character in the "lord of rings." the big cat was found dead on the side of the road. his death was called unprovoked
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and unnecessary. the new york post says yankee's pitcher c.c. sabathia is in an alcohol treatment program and made the announcement days after celebrating the team's wild card playoff birth. he says in a statement, i love my teammates like brothers. i am fully aware i am leaving at a time when we should be coming together for one last push. it hurts me deeply to do this now. i owe it to myself and to my family to get myself right. i want to take control of my disease. i want to be a better man, better father and better player. >> and the walk post says the people app is going to change. we talked with the co-founders last week about the app. remember this one that rates people. after a wave of internet outrage, they now say people will be more positive. she promises that people will be 100% opt in when it launches
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next month. you probably know the saying, reduce, reuse, recycle. this is a binge for everything on the comedy series partlandia. >> coffee, squeeze, orange. rustic, brown, cups, periwink him. lids, fuchsia. >> oh, wait. it has lipstick on it. lipstick lids, rose. we did it. >> this morning one of the most e-mailed article from the new york sometimes i times is making people sort through their feelings of recycling. we will visit the system he trashed 19 years ago. >> that controversial story was headlined recycleing is garbage. >> in a new opinion piece, he writes when it comes to the bottom line, both economically and environmentally, not much has changed at all. he is here at the table. we are pleased to have him. >> welcome. >> don't recycle? >> recycle some things. paper, cardboard and metal can make sense. it's fairly economical to do
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that. it has some environment am benefits. we have this weird obsession we are cycling everything. we should get to a zero weight society. most garbage is garbage. it's not that worthwhile to recycle. it's pretty expensive to do that. >> what's the biggest many mistake in recycleing? >> trying to get everything done, doing food, plastics, exotic things, glass is a big mistake. it breaks, and you end up with this glass that nobody wants. they actually have to pay to get rid of it. so we should be selective. more and more politicians are saying, i'm going to get our recycling rate up to 50%, 75% or zero waste. what we should do is recycle what makes sense and throw the other stuff away. >> we were always told everything makes sense, like this plastic. where do you stand on plastic, john? >> plastic. there is a slight environmental benefit from it. it does reduce greenhouse
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emission a little bit. it saves energy when you recycle plastic. just to give you an idea of the scale to offset the emissions from one trip to europe, wow would have to recycle 40,000 bottles. the savings so little. if you rinned them in hot water, just a little energy could offset all the savings, you'd end up putting more carbon in the atmosphere. >> americans generate 250 million pounds of trash a year. what about the idea that there won't be enough land films to hold all of that trash, some of it's got to be recycled? >> that was the big fear back in the ''80s when they couldn't find a place for it. in fact, there is plenty of room in the united states to bury trash. we have all this open land, all the bar gage we would generate for the next thousand years. >> where is all this open land, not around new york city? >> people don't want to have it around cities. i visited this landfill in
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virginia. it's hidden back in the woods. they pay so much property taxes, they have beautiful schools. so it makes sense, it's carefully lined. it's monitored. it's out there. then after these landfills are filled, they cover them with grass and they turn them into parks. >> the as soon as you point out is clear. you weigh the cost benefits. what about just the value of recycleing? with my children i like the idea that they think about the environment and the earth. they think about not overusing too many plastic bags, reuseing one bag every time you go to the grossry store. doesn't the value of that? >> i agree with that. i started recycleing because my daughter became a little needs in the house. in 6th grade, she said, we have to, we have to. now, listen to you, i show her your article. see, see, kirby. >> i think it's nice to tell kids not to waste things. it's good for kids to learn self discipline. i think we're getting this warped maevenlth i went to a 3rd
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grade classroom where they spent the entire week of the science class studying garbage. they had the idea garbage was going to destroy the earth. they were doing all these terrible things. i wanted to say all the stuff in that yogurt container came out of the earth. we took it out, made a nice product. now we will put it safely back in the earth. i mean, it's not good to scare kids. i mean, we're not running out of these teemplts we have plenty of room to bury it. there are more important things. i wish they would study more important things than garbage. >> when you wrote about this in 1996, you were not a popular person. >> it set the hate mail. >> what about this time? >> this time, it's anger. it's a moral issue. it's hard to persuade people if you think it's morally wrong to throw away gar back. i respect that's a moral opinion. >> are you by nature a
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contaxpayerian? >> y -- a contrarian? >> yes. >> a billionaire sports couple raising good points, though, they have taken the sports world by surprise. both of them have extraordinary racks-to-riches stories. tonight on "60 minutes sports" glef glor has the first interview with this team. they bought the buffalo bills after buying the nhl zane sabres. good morning. >> reporter: i am, indeed. good morning to you. they swooped in to buy the bills after many thought the team was long gone, bounds for l.a. or toronto. they said not two professional sports teams, but a whole region. >> i always like being the underdog. maybe it's my parents instilled it in me. it's okay to be the underdog. >> buffalo still the underdog? >> i this i so. >> we are always seem to be at least in other people's opinions
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chasing after somebody. >> it's not a negative. though. >>. there yes, but thanks. it makes you tougher. >> as the son of a coal company truck driver underdog doesn't tell the half of the story. after graduating from penn state with a degree in engineering, he parlayed a $7,500 loan from friends and family into a small oil company. which became so successful. he sold much of it for more than $5 billion. his business involves a controversial drilling process called fracking for which he makes no apologies. >> i'm very proud of what i do. i'm in the oil and gas business. i have been my whole life. i believe that my industry has been getting some publicity it doesn't deserve. >> there is some irony, there, though, it's a practice still not allowed in new york state? it has, in large part, kept the
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bills in new york state? >> mm-hmm. yeah. that's quite a twichlt isn't it? >> her story is even more incredible, his wife. we sat down with both of them in what many locals are calling begula victim. >> tell us her story. >> kim was abandoned on a street corner at the age of 4 with nothing but the clothes on her back. >> oh my goodness. >> she was adopted be acanadian couple, raised in western new york and has five kids now with terry and has risen to become the most powerful woman in sports. she attends all owners meetings with her husband. we'll have more about her and him in buffalo. >> that makes me want to watch. >> they met after she worked for one of the energy companies about 23 years ago. >> you are from buffalo. so i know you feel very good about this. how has it changed since you were there. >> i walk back around downtown and see a place i don't recognize in many areas.
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there is a new energy, a new excitement. there is a lot of money pouring in. a lots of that comes from the stew wardship recently of these two teams a and what is taking place surroundsing them. >> warren buffet owns the newspaper there yes. >> how is that dubbed bills patriots game the other week? >> you knew she was going to go there. you knew. you can cut the segment a little bit shorter. >> i'm very excited. very glad to see this. >> one more game, norah. >> one more game, okay. we'll be watching from thanks, guys. a number report, including an interview with the bills new head coach rex ryan on "60 minutes sports" it's on showtime which is a division of cbs. this morning, art gets a leg up. i'm jamie wax, beware, the strandbeests are coming.
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>> people talk about his art being new life. some of his works are 12 feet tall. jamie wax shows us how it found its footing. >> this is a strandbeest, an intricate collection of pvc
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pipes fastened together with plastic ties, designed to move, scoot, across beaches, powered by the wind. strant beast means beach creature in dutch. they are the brain children of artist engineer tea johnson. you always refer to them as animals, as living things. are these creations living things to you? >> well, of course, you can imagine them as animals and it's a game, in fact. >> after a while, if you play a game long enough, it becomes real jochlt. >> reporter: he has spent 25 years tinkering with the design of the beasts, making them seem more real, more alive. they appear to be a strange mix, part insect. part craft. part horse. the key to their life-like movements is in the legs. >> the legs, they shouldn't spend too much time in the air.
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they go to the ground quickly and give support to the animal again. so this is what these animals do. it might be the reason why it looks very much like the movement of real animal's legs. >> reporter: while strandbeest's original habitats were on the beaches of europe. species have been spotted in massachusetts. [ applause ] >> reporter: recently they invaded a plaza near boston to cheers of delight. what is it that brings out the child in us when we see these objects? >> for a child, 35 new, right? every experience is new. if you see something new, you forget you have grown up. the child comes out of you. >> reporter: they were there for a talk he gave at the massachusetts institute of technology, for their ability to move smoothly, almost effortlessly, captured the imaginations of engineers and physicists, but they're equally as awe inspiring as work of art,
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which is why the essex museum is displaying them in an interactive exhibition. >> it reminds people of the power of their own creativity. >> trevor smith is the museum's contemporary art curator. >> teo's creativity doesn't respect those boundaries, this is art, this is story telling, it's a wonderful amal gum of all three of those things. >> what is your hope this will grow into? >> before i leave this planet i would like to leave a new specimen on earth, so these animals will live in the future. >> reporter: he is taking steps to insure they continue after he's gone. he's found a clever way to help them reproduce and evolve. he openly posts the formulas on his website, how to store the wind energy and how the legs work. he encourages people to created their own versions and that is exactly what people do. these are considered hackbeasts.
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beasts made of legos the ones that are hamster powered. still there is nothing quite like the majesty of his original reiations. do you have a favorite? >> yes, my favorite strandbeest is the one that keeps me awake at night. >> reporter: for "cbs this mornin morning", jamie wax, salem, massachusetts. >> i love that. >> wow. >> i absolutely love. that. >> yeah, i want kids to see that in person. >> my favorite one is the one he's yet to make. so he's always thinking. we should point out these strandbeests will be at the museum until january and shuttling to san francisco, how exciting. a teenage dare devil is bragging about a stunt that can make you dizzy. this guy is not afraid of heights. how he reached the top of shanghai's tallest buildings
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coming up next on cbs this, mo. morning chlt /* /- "cbs this morning."
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an 18-year-old dare devil made it to one of shanghai's tallest buildings, then he snuck out an open door after the cleaning crew left. he climbed three times without safety equipment holding his camera, though, the billing is nearly 1,100 feet tall. it is a spectacular view if are you not afraid of heights. i would be so mad if i was his mother. >> that does it for us. be sure to tune into the cbs evening news with scott pelley tonight and for news anytime
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>> one person being treated at a hospital after they were hit in the parking lot of a delaware county apartment complex. chopper three, over the contemporary village ants in glenolden. police say they were involved in a pursuit that started in prospect park and ended here, with several cars damaged, including a police car. the extent that far one adult pedestrian's injuries, it is not clear right now. it is also not known what prompted that police pursuit, in the first place. let's check in with justin for your forecast, oh, i can't wait for noon to warm up and the sun, justin. >> it will feel good outside. if you like the cooler air, enjoy it, talking about 40's, 50's, still this hour. a loft sunshine to go around today, warms us up into the low 70's. the latest at the jersey
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shore, live look at margate getting better, ocean starting to calm down little bit, still rough, but the wind are beginning to relax. temperatures, low 50's, right now, one of the warmer spots, wilmington at 56. still some of the suburbs, are in the 40's, this hour. seventy-two for the afternoon high for philadelphia. that's above average near 70 at the shore, in the sunshine, mid 60s, up in the mountains, here's the extended forecast, a loft sun for the next few days, low mid 70s, watch out four showers late during the day friday, then dry for the weekends, cools back down, highs in the 60s, let's get the latest on morning commute. thousand looking? >> justin, first time i said it all morning, starting to look a-okay. now, this is a look at 95 south at girard, still, steady stream of vehicles, certainly, most of you still traveling at posted speeds, or less than posted speeds. on most of those interstates, and highways, but things are looking a little bit better. still, slow though on the schuylkill. we can expect that. moving both in the eastbound and westbound directions, and 8 miles per hour there, 59
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moving in the southbound direction looking at 14, 13, 16 miles per hour, on the blue route headed in the in the northbound direction, so still slow but looking better, erika, back to you. >> thanks, that's "eyewitness news" for now, joining us for "eyewitness news" at noon. i'm erika von tiehl. have a great day.
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