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Watch BP's Latest Attempt To Plug The Oil Spill

After a containment cap didn’t work all that well, BP’s making yet another attempt to plug the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf. This time it involves a lot of mud and cement. And you can watch.

The live stream above shows BP’s attempt to permanently stop the flow of oil by piling on a bunch of mud and cement over the gusher – also known as a static kill. Let’s grab some popcorn and figure out what’ll go wrong this time. Another malfunctioning robot? More lightning strikes? An angry Kevin Costner? [Huffington Post]

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