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Tech Minute: Apps to track hurricanes, tornadoes

The official hurricane season runs through the end of November. If you live in a severe-storm region of the United States, you'll want to arm your smartphone with a few handy apps to help you be the most prepared in case of disaster. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the best iPhone and Android severe weather apps.

By Jul. 19, 2013

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Could storm-chasing UAVs help predict tornadoes?

Gathering vital data from tornado-spawning storms, these aircraft could keep more people out of harm's way.

By May. 23, 2013

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Terror of Oklahoma twister revealed in infrared satellite image

NASA satellite sends back an infrared photo that reveals new details in the aftermath of the Oklahoma tornado's path of destruction.

By Jun. 5, 2013

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Game of Drones: Where UAVs meet paintball

The team of drone enthusiasts at Game of Drones has rigged up drones with paintball guns for a game of remote aerial combat.

By Jun. 12, 2013

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'Tornado Junkies' try to build twister-proof van

Part of a Kickstarter project, this Ford commercial van looks more like a tank, but can it stand up to 200 mph winds?

By Apr. 18, 2013

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NASA radar device detects heartbeats in disaster rubble

NASA is collaborating with the US Department of Homeland Security on a portable radar device that can detect heartbeats and breathing after a disaster.

By Sep. 26, 2013

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Red Cross ready to heal hurt SimCities

When disaster strikes, the Red Cross helps real people in need, and thanks to a new SimCity add-on, the organization can simultaneously help virtual citizens, too.

By Sep. 18, 2013

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Massive solar tornado caught on film

Astronomers present images of a tornado as much as five times the width of Earth raging on the sun, an event they believe triggers solar storms.

By Mar. 30, 2012

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Temple Run journeys to the land of Oz

Temple Run: Oz challenges you to run, jump, and duck your way across the Yellow Brick Road as you travel through the magical land.

By Mar. 6, 2013

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Top apps to track severe weather

With all the big storms in the news, you need an app that can help you track severe weather so you know when the storm is getting close.

By May. 23, 2013