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The hoverboard is now real and it may save us in an earthquake

Always wanted a hoverboard like the one Marty McFly rode in "Back to the Future II"? All you need is $10,000. That's the cost of the Hendo hoverboard, which uses magnetic technology to create a frictionless, floating ride. But the technology could also be used during natural disasters. CNET's Stephen Beach and Kara Tsuboi show us how it works.

By October 21, 2014

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The headphones ad that reminds you how awful headphones can be

JBL amusingly brings back all the times you were tied up by your headphone wires.

By October 23, 2014

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Airbnb gets White House nod for disaster housing initiative

The peer-to-peer home rental service works with hosts in San Francisco and Portland, Ore., to provide emergency housing.

By July 29, 2014

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BBC News suffers spectacular, entertaining camera disaster

One minute you're watching the presenter, the next she begins to disappear.

By February 24, 2014

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Disaster-proof IoSafe NAS 1513+ server (pictures)

IoSafe introduced the NAS 1513+ at CES 2014. This is the award-winning DS1513+ server from Synology, housed inside a fire-proof, water-proof casing to keep the internal drives safe should disaster strike.

7 Images By January 6, 2014

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IoSafe's disaster-proof dual-bay NAS server

Afraid of sharks? Find out why the IoSafe N2 is exactly what you want.

By December 12, 2013

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Could robots aid in the Ebola fight?

The White House will co-host a November workshop exploring the use of robots to help minimize human contact with the fast-spreading virus.

By October 20, 2014

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California police can fly drones without a warrant

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes a bill that would have required law enforcement to obtain a warrant before using surveillance drones.

By September 29, 2014

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NASA radar device detects heartbeats in disaster rubble

NASA is collaborating with the US Department of Homeland Security on a portable radar device that can detect heartbeats and breathing after a disaster.

By September 26, 2013

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Use Twitter's search operators to find specific tweets

Trying to find something specific on Twitter? There's a more efficient way to find specific information; you just need the help of Twitter's search operators. Read on to find out how to use them.

By September 24, 2014