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Hellacious coincidence: Etna, Sinabung both blow their stacks (pictures)

One volcano is in Italy, the other's north of Indonesia's Sumatra island. The common theme: Each exploded around the same time, sending up ferocious clouds of ash and lava.

10 Images By November 18, 2013

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Ep. 1209: Where we chalk it up to cosmic coincidence

On today's 404 episode, we'll take a look at the early morning meteor that streaked across Russia and one-upped our own asteroid 2012 DA14, code-named "Sharon Stone." We'll also talk about Iceland banning porn from the Internet, One Direction's new singing toothbrush, and a Chubby Checker app that's exactly what it sounds like.

By February 19, 2013

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The 404 1,209: Where we chalk it up to cosmic coincidence (podcast)

On today's 404 episode, we'll take a look at the morning meteor that streaked across Russia and one-upped our own asteroid 2012 DA14, code-named "Sharon Stone." We'll also talk about Iceland banning porn from the Internet, and a Chubby Checker app that's just what it sounds like.

By February 15, 2013

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Like turtle meat? Head to this state, says US 'food map'

Real estate site Estately.com continues its tradition of mapping unusual things onto these United States -- like "burgoos" and "Frito pies."

By September 4, 2014

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App makes a stand against China messaging ban with cute merch

The Japanese messaging app Line may be blocked in China, but it's still raking in cash from merchandise based on its cartoon characters at a huge mall in Beijing.

By August 14, 2014

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Nation shows how to fight exam cheating -- shut off the Web

Uzbekistan only wants the best of the best to succeed. So it finds a simple way to achieve it: shut off the technology during university entrance exams.

By August 5, 2014

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Beachcombers collect shipwrecked Lego

Lego octopuses and dragons have been washing up on a beach in Cornwall. An intrepid beachcomber is helping to document the ongoing discoveries.

By July 23, 2014

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Why the time for an iWatch is finally almost here

This month at WWDC Apple laid the groundwork for its first wearable, and fanbois and early adopters are ready after years of waiting.

By June 19, 2014

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Colbert insults Bezos and proves you don't need Amazon

Calling Jeff Bezos "Lex Loser," Stephen Colbert organizes a campaign to sell one first-time author's book through a different retailer.

By June 13, 2014

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Sorry. Amazon, T-Mobile aren't in cahoots with their June 18 events

T-Mobile's Uncarrier announcement that day has nothing to do with Amazon, CNET has learned.

By June 9, 2014