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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 November 8, 2013


Los Alamos wildfire reaches lab, forces evacuation

A 49,000-acre wildfire reaches the national lab's southern boundary and triggers the mandatory evacuation of about two-thirds of the county's residents.

By June 27, 2011


As death toll mounts, nuclear scare widens evacuation

As many as 1,700 people are so far confirmed dead, with another 10,000 missing; meanwhile, Japan braces for a possible second explosion after what are presumed to be two partial meltdowns.

By March 12, 2011


Pit Er Pat, 'Evacuation Days': Free MP3 of the Day

Download a free MP3 of "Evacuation Days" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By November 17, 2008


SXSWi: Emergency alarm evacuates convention center

Was it a glitch or a mischievous prankster who pulled the fire alarm during the South by Southwest Interactive Festival? Or maybe a sign that it's happy hour?

By March 12, 2010


Google cancels Monday's Android event over hurricane

The company works to reschedule a big launch for Nexus phones and tablets after the event site falls inside the evacuation zone.

By October 27, 2012


New and Noteworthy: Moscone center evacuated; Surprise! More Flaws in Windows; more

New and Noteworthy: Moscone center evacuated; Surprise! More Flaws in Windows; more

By September 11, 2003


The science of New Orleans: Getting out of town alive

An engineer studying evacuation plans uses computer modeling as part of his research.

By May 23, 2007


Stephen Hawking: God particle could wipe out the universe

In a preface to a new book, the famed physicist fears the Higgs Boson becoming unstable and causing a "catastrophic vacuum decay." But how likely is that really?

By September 7, 2014