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MIT researchers create world's trickiest tongue twister

According to speech communication scientists from MIT, "pad kid poured curd pulled cod" is the most difficult phrase to spit out. Give it a try.

By December 9, 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 June 5, 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 April 18, 2013

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Buffeted by ethereal twisters, Mars rover gears up to move on

The Curiosity Mars rover, wrapping up initial soil sample analysis, readies for its search of suitable targets for tests of a power drill critical to future sample collection.

By November 15, 2012

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Destroyed by tornado, town saving big by rebuilding all green

In 2007, a tornado flattened Greensburg, Kan. Now it's on a path to financial stability thanks to a city-wide green rebuilding effort. CNET Road Trip 2014 looked at the wreckage and the recovery.

By August 12, 2014

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Data jockeys tackle the chaos of severe weather

At the national Storm Prediction Center, meteorologists work non-stop to forecast the tornadoes and severe thunderstorms that plague the U.S. CNET Road Trip stopped by to visit.

By July 18, 2014

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Crave Ep. 149: Is that a drum in your pants or...?

Imagine walking around with an entire band in your pants. DrumPants embed more than 100 sounds right into your clothing, turning you into a musical instrument.

By December 13, 2013

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NSA keywords become fodder for automated haiku

NSA surveillance keywords are transformed into odd poetry with the NSA Haiku Generator.

By October 30, 2013

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NASA explains mysterious ocean lights seen by satellite

NASA cracks the mystery of a large group of lights seen off the coast of Argentina, far from any town.

By October 25, 2013