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Battling to keep Venice's floodwaters at bay

Road Trip 2011: The famous Italian city gets flooded up to five times a year, and a massive infrastructure project is under way to protect it against the rising tides, as well as to save its beaches and marine habitats.

By Jul. 11, 2011

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Curiosity captures footage of a Martian moon eclipse

For the first time for any Mars surface expedition, the Curiosity rover captures images of two Martian moons eclipsing each other.

By Aug. 18, 2013

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Leap second: June 30 to be longer than other days

To keep atomic clocks in line with the Earth, June 30 will get an extra second tacked on at the end of the day.

By Jun. 27, 2012

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Supermoon captured by photo enthusiasts worldwide

Crave readers and others around the world trained their eyes on the skies over the weekend to capture the biggest satellite show of the year.

By Jun. 24, 2013

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Supermoon will be big, bright, and full on June 23

The perigee full moon, which happens once every 14 months, is happening next weekend and will likely bring with it tales of impending calamity and natural disaster.

By Jun. 16, 2013

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Court order allowing NSA data collection program revealed

A trove of documents released by the Obama administration appears to contain a 2004 opinion authorizing the agency's massive data collection program.

By Nov. 18, 2013

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September sales spell more success for Sony's PS platform

Following one of the video game industry's most robust months thanks to the launch of Grand Theft Auto V, NPD's numbers paint a picture of where the chips lie in the impending console war.

By Oct. 17, 2013

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Asteroid flyby today: Too close for comfort?

The aircraft carrier-sized 2005 YU55 asteroid will be only some 200,000 miles from Earth when it passes by. That's closer than the moon.

By Nov. 8, 2011

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Google Doodle honors Amelia Earhart's 115th birthday

The famed aviatrix is celebrated today on Google's search page with an image of her standing next to the plane she piloted for her cross-Atlantic flight.

By Jul. 24, 2012