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Typhoon eye seen from space is terrifying and fascinating

Astronauts on the International Space Station get an awe-inspiring look at Typhoon Maysak as it builds into a Category 5 super-typhoon.

By April 2, 2015

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Police capture drones carrying pot, guns and, um, porn DVDs to jail

Technically Incorrect: In Maryland, law enforcement arrests two men who were allegedly planning to drop all sorts of contraband into jails.

By August 24, 2015

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Drone maker draws $60M investment from Intel

A bastion of the PC chips industry, Intel says its deal with Yuneec will be a "game changer" in the burgeoning field of drones.

By August 27, 2015

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Typhoon Haiyan pounds the Pacific (pictures)

On November 8, Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the central Philippines, bringing strong winds and heavy rains that have resulted in flooding, landslides, and widespread damage.

13 Images By November 12, 2013

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Google extends helping hand to Philippines typhoon survivors

Creating a Person Finder and Relief Map, the Web giant looks to help people find loved ones, along with food and shelter, in the aftermath of the devastating natural disaster.

By November 11, 2013

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Putting dollars to charity a la app, with a social twist

A new wave of apps lets you give to charities and challenge your friends with just a few swipes on your phone -- and it will cost you as little as nothing.

By July 30, 2015

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NASA's new million-mile view of Earth is a stunner

A faraway satellite turns its eyes back to its home planet to catch a fresh photo of our Blue Marble suspended against the darkness of space.

By July 20, 2015

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US geek takes on the wacky world of British technology

A trip to the UK takes CNET writer Amanda Kooser through a world of British tech quirks, full of baffling toilet buttons and an alphabet soup of cellular networks.

By June 26, 2015

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Astronaut snaps fantastically clear pic of Egyptian pyramids from space

A NASA astronaut triumphantly completes a challenging quest to capture a decent image of the pyramids in Egypt from the International Space Station.

By June 11, 2015

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NASA says current lull in major US hurricanes only happens once every 177 years

We're having a "hurricane drought," with nearly a decade passing without a category three or higher storm making landfall. Will our luck hold?

By May 14, 2015