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2036

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NASA deems Earth safe from massive asteroid strike in 2036

Scientists have been wringing their hands over the possibility of asteroid Apophis crashing into the planet, but new data from a distant flyby diminishes the chances of an Earth impact.

By January 10, 2013

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NASA asks citizen scientists to become ‘asteroid hunters’

In an effort to avoid a potential apocalypse, the space agency is holding a contest to get people to help it discover deadly asteroids.

By March 10, 2014

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Europe's space agency kicks off asteroid collision mission

Scientists begin investigations on whether it's possible to send small shuttles into space with the goal of smashing into and diverting oncoming asteroids.

By January 17, 2013

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Google is abusing its Play power, says third-party Android app store CEO

Aptoide files an antitrust complaint in Europe against the search giant for its handling of alternative app stores.

By June 17, 2014

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NASA's asteroid lasso mission said to halt Apocalypse scenario

Speaking at the Human to Mars Summit, NASA's top administrator, Charles Bolden, pledges to work to "prevent an asteroid from colliding with devastating force into our planet."

By May 6, 2013

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San Francisco approves tech shuttle bus pilot program

San Francisco's transit authority unanimously approves plan requiring shuttle buses to pay fee for stopping at designated areas in the city -- a flashpoint in growing culture clash between geeks and locals.

By January 21, 2014

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Sony, your phones keep on breaking my heart

This American can't resist the siren song of Xperia smartphones despite knowing better.

By February 13, 2014

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How to deal with an asteroid threat

Asteroid Apophis is expected to make a close encounter with Earth in 2029 and could be even closer in 2036.

By November 29, 2007

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Pie in a blink of the eye

The Emeril Pie And Cake Maker by T-Fal is a simple-to-operate countertop appliance. It is capable of baking sweet or savory treats in about 10 minutes.

By September 14, 2011

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High-speed rail from Sydney to Brisbane

A train trip from Sydney to Brisbane could take as little as three hours on a 350km/h high-speed rail link, a federal government study has said.

August 3, 2011