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catastrophe

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Doomsday Clock moves 1 minute closer to catastrophe

Blaming a lack of progress on nuclear arms and climate change, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists puts humanity at five minutes before a dire midnight.

By Jan. 11, 2012

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'Windows 8 is a catastrophe' says Steam boss Gabe Newell

"I think Windows 8 is a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space," says the creator of Steam and Half-Life, Gabe Newell.

By Jul. 26, 2012

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Experts warn of catastrophe from cyberattacks

A panel of experts urges passage of Cyber Security Act or risk continuing economic losses from daily cybersecurity attacks and even a catastrophic event or cyberwar that the U.S. would lose.

By Feb. 23, 2010

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See where 26 asteroids smacked Earth with A-bomb force

The B612 Foundation highlights the fact that asteroids come a-knockin' 3 to 10 times more frequently than previously thought. But don't freak out; most explode too high up to cause damage on the ground.

By Apr. 22, 2014

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Big asteroids hit Earth far more than we're told, say astronauts

To, well, celebrate Earth Day, April 22, three former astronauts will claim they have evidence that remote parts of the Earth have endured 3 to 10 times more large-scale asteroid strikes than has been revealed.

By Apr. 19, 2014

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Al Gore: Let's 'put a price on carbon'

In a speech at the Social Good Summit, the former US vice president says that taxing carbon use would be an essential tool for fighting global warming and its ravaging effects.

By Sep. 23, 2013

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Yes, atomic bomb that fell in US almost went off, says document

An H-bomb that accidentally plunged into a North Carolina field in 1961 came far too close to actually exploding, according to a secret document newly published by the Guardian.

By Feb. 20, 2014

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Oceanhorn: A loving tribute to The Legend of Zelda

The stunningly rendered new game for iOS puts to rest any doubt about the power of mobile devices as gaming consoles.

By Nov. 14, 2013