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tsunamis

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Oculus Rift VR being used for tsunami disaster training in Japan

A Japanese university is hoping to prepare the country's citizens for what they could be in for if another huge earthquake hits.

By March 9, 2016

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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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Shape-shifting digital interface acts like solids and liquids

The latest research from MIT's Tangible Media Group is a physical interface that can be programmed to respond as different materials.

By May 9, 2016

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PancakeBot makes custom pancakes on demand [Tomorrow Daily 142]

Regardless of where you stand in the pancakes vs. waffles war, you can't deny the PancakeBot is a neat gadget. Trace out designs, cartoons or whatever else you can think of, and this little machine will help you make it a buttermilk reality.

By March 11, 2015

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Pancake printer is our wacky, delicious future (Tomorrow Daily 142)

On today's show, we discuss a robotic glove helping stroke victims, a 3D selfie drone, a 22-foot long emergency capsule for tsunamis and the PancakeBot from Kickstarter.

By March 11, 2015

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Underwater Internet may be coming to an ocean near you

Researchers are developing a "deep-sea computing network" that could bring Wi-Fi access underwater to better detect tsunamis, collect data, and monitor offshore activity.

By October 15, 2013

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'Tsunami' Trojan malware bot ported to OS X

A variant of the "Tsunami" IRC-based distributed denial-of-service bot that has been developed for Linux over the past 10 years has been found for OS X systems.

By October 28, 2011

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KFC Facebook message: There might be tsunami, but order chicken

Kentucky Fried Chicken apologizes after sending a Facebook message to Thais telling them to follow the earthquake news and "order their favorite KFC menu."

By April 12, 2012

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Tsunami warning knocks out Zoho phone support

An earthquake monitoring system triggered tsunami warnings for Indian Ocean countries, causing at least one company to evacuate offices as a precaution.

By April 11, 2012

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Was brief Google Docs outage a tremor or a tsunami?

The world of work is moving to the cloud. But the local computing model still has a lot to offer.

By September 7, 2011