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No, the planets are not going to cause an epic earthquake this week

Don't believe the hype, there's no planetary alignment capable of causing "the Big One," just a viral video devoid of any real facts.

By May 27, 2015

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Footage emerges of Nepal quake, Everest avalanche

Video of the devastation wrought by a major earthquake on Kathmandu and resulting avalanche at Mount Everest base camp have begun to trickle on to YouTube.

By April 27, 2015

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Nepal quake survivors draw support from Apple, Google, Facebook and others

Some of the biggest technology companies offer ways to help the survivors of Saturday's earthquake.

By April 27, 2015

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Google engineer dies in Everest avalanche after Nepal quake

Dan Fredinburg, an engineer in Google's Project X division, was among more than a dozen climbers killed in avalanche set off by Nepal's massive earthquake.

By April 26, 2015

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Quake early warning offers headstart but lacks funding

The biggest earthquake to rock the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years hit early Sunday, and technology -- including a project in part backed by Google -- could put us into a better position than ever to react.

By August 25, 2014

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Gears of War HD remaster runs at 60fps (report)

Frame rate revealed, as development will be handled by an outside studio, according to sources.

By April 28, 2015

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Thor Mjolnir hammer purse holds all your superhero stuff

You, too, can wield the power of mighty Thor when you heft a hammer purse designed to look like the superhero's sturdy weapon.

By February 7, 2015

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Dress to impress as a TIE Fighter pilot or Imperial Officer

Serve Darth Vader in style with these premium replica Imperial costumes from Anovos. The highly detailed outfits will make Rebel scum quake in their boots.

By December 23, 2014

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Know an earthquake is about to hit before the shaking starts

Smoke alarms warn us about fires, but what if we had devices in our homes to warn us about earthquakes seconds before they strike? For less than $100, a UC Berkeley professor has figured out how to make an in-home early warning quake system. CNET's Sumi Das looks at what it takes to make it work.

By October 7, 2014

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Giant rooftop pendulums to cut quake shaking in Tokyo

The Big One is due in Tokyo, but 300-ton pendulums on rooftops of tall buildings could cut shaking by 60 percent.

By July 31, 2013