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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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Airbnb gets White House nod for disaster housing initiative

The peer-to-peer home rental service works with hosts in San Francisco and Portland, Ore., to provide emergency housing.

By July 29, 2014

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A tour of the Royal Air Force Museum

With WWI fighters, seaplanes of the '30s, legendary participants of the Battle of Britain, bombers from WWII, and jets from the '40s to the present day, the Royal Air Force Museum London has examples from every era of flight. Here's a full photo tour.

By July 28, 2014

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A tour of the ballistic missile nuclear submarine Redoutable

Take a tour of the Redoutable, the largest as well as the only ballistic missile submarine fully accessible to the public.

By June 26, 2014

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Site lets people search satellite images for lost Malaysian plane

A crowdsourcing platform called Tomnod is letting volunteers comb through satellite images and tag objects of interest.

By March 11, 2014

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Bloodhound SSC: Breaking the boundaries

Practical mechanics escapes many people. Others can happily maintain a bicycle, or build their own engine. But how many people can build a car capable of over 1,000mph? These people can.

By January 27, 2014

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Eurofighter Typhoon

March 6, 2012

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Make sure your donation gets to the people who need it

Whether we're responding to a disaster or helping to prevent one, our generosity comes from our hearts, but ensuring that our gifts have the maximum impact possible requires using our heads.

By December 20, 2013

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Facebook's donate button helps nonprofits -- and Facebook

The social network encourages giving with a new button, but it's not an entirely altruistic endeavor.

By December 16, 2013