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Amazon Firefly

Amazon's new visual recognition software lets you scan the things around you and gives you a list of actions to do next.

June 18, 2014

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WD My Cloud

For a low-cost entry-level network storage device, the WD My Cloud is very impressive both in performance and features, making it one of the best deals for home users.

October 2, 2013

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Solar storm almost fried Earth's electronics two years ago?

A fascinating NASA presentation suggests that in July 2012 Earth was one week away from being struck by a massive solar storm that would have had devastating effects. Can this be?

By July 26, 2014

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Earth in crossfire on NASA hazardous asteroid map

Earth is near the center of a tangled mass of potentially hazardous asteroids. But there's little to worry about.

By August 13, 2013

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'Asteroid to hit Earth' story goes up on CNN, people believe it

A user posts a fake news piece to CNN's iReport news hub. It stays live for 22 hours before someone realizes it must surely not be true.

By May 27, 2014

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Check out this Earth yearbook, as seen from space

Landsat 8 has just completed its first year in operation -- and it's already recorded some fascinating changes on Earth's surface.

By June 6, 2014

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Another close asteroid encounter for Earth coming Friday

We've never seen an object this big get so close to Earth. Get ready for Friday's rendezvous with asteroid 2012 DA14.

By February 12, 2013

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NASA's Voyager I hit by third solar 'tsunami'

After traveling for 37 years, Voyager I is recording pulses from the sun that confirm it has entered a different region near the edge of the solar system called interstellar space.

By July 8, 2014

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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 April 22, 2014

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First Earth-size planet that may hold water confirmed

Kepler-186f orbits an M dwarf star in the constellation Cygnus. More importantly, it's the first confirmed Earth-size, potentially habitable planet elsewhere in the universe.

By April 17, 2014