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How to use satellite data to track Las Conchas fire

Tired of waiting for officials to update you on where the wildfire is active? Satellite data in Google Earth can give you a fast, rough look.

By June 30, 2011

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Friday Poll: How are you celebrating Geek Pride Day?

Hold your glasses together with tape, put on your favorite "Star Wars" shirt, polish your sonic screwdriver, and get ready to celebrate Geek Pride Day.

By May 25, 2012

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Tsunami broke off Manhattan-size bits of Antarctica

The Sulzberger Ice Shelf calved icebergs the size of Manhattan after it was hit by the March 11 tsunami that devastated Japan, 8,000 miles away.

By August 9, 2011

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Eyjafjallajökull volcano erupts on to the Web

The Eyjafjallajökull volcano may be causing misery for travellers, but it looks pretty from space. We round up some of the Web sites showing some lava love

By April 16, 2010

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Watching a wildfire hit home--from 5,000 miles away

With satellite data, Facebook, and Twitter, it's both reassuring and scary when a 60,000-acre fire approaches your hometown and the Los Alamos nuclear weapons lab.

By June 28, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1474: More pain for Sony (Podcast)

Sony is expecting $3.2 billion loss for its fiscal year and Sony's BMG Greece music site is hacked revealing more customer data. Google's idea of being a truly open platform goes through more growing pains and HP creates a whole new numbering system. That's "one plus" for you my friends.

By May 23, 2011

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Twittering while California burns

Useful Twitter feeds for people in Southern California. And useful lessons for the next disaster.

By October 23, 2007