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Unmanned rocket bound for International Space Station explodes

An Orbital Sciences Corp. rocket laden with supplies for the ISS suffers a fiery first-stage engine failure before falling and exploding at a NASA flight facility.

By 29 October 2014

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SpaceX rocket explodes. ('Rockets are tricky,' says Elon Musk)

After a malfunction during a test flight, a Falcon 9 Reusable rocket built by Musk's firm explodes over McGregor, Texas.

By 24 August 2014

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Dell laptop explodes, burns woman

Fire experts say the most likely reason a woman has singed hair and burns is that the laptop's battery malfunctioned.

By 1 July 2014

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Peer into the heart of an exploding star

For the first time, we have telescopes strong enough to see the radioactivity at the heart of the supernova known as Cas A. What scientists have seen there helps unravel the mystery of how a star dies.

By 21 February 2014

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Flatulent cows make shed explode, report says

Methane gas from 90 cows comes together with a static electric charge to cause a lot of damage.

By 28 January 2014

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iPad explodes in Vodafone store, forces customers to evacuate -- report

An iPad demo model at a Vodafone store in Australia reportedly "burst" into flames, but no one in the store was injured.

By 9 November 2013

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This smart battery warns you before catching fire

Stanford University scientists have developed a lithium-ion battery that warns users long before it overheats and explodes.

By 15 October 2014

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Google: No app? No problem for Web-connected devices

The search giant's "Physical Web" project aims to tie together Internet-connected devices using URLs instead of mobile apps.

By 3 October 2014

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Damaged iPhone 5 reportedly explodes, injures woman's eye

A Chinese woman tells the local news that her phone heated up and exploded at the end of a 40 minute call, sending shrapnel from a damaged corner of the screen flying.

By 14 August 2013

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Elysium explodes with geek- and gamer-friendly action

Jason Bourne meets Judge Dredd in Elysium, the new film from Matt Damon and District 9 director Neil Blomkamp.

By 9 August 2013