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The Quake-Catcher Network application runs silently in the background of your laptop, collecting data from the computer's accelerometer. Photo illustration by Melisa Goh/NPR hide caption

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Your Laptop Could Detect The Next Earthquake

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Navy Lt. Don Walsh (right) and Jacques Piccard wave after emerging from a daylong trip to the deepest point in the Pacific Ocean's Mariana Trench. The men descended nearly seven miles in the bathyscaphe (or diving vessel) Trieste on Jan. 23, 1960. Thomas J. Abercrombie/National Geographic Society hide caption

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An Unmatched Journey To Mysterious Ocean Depths

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David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's collaboration, Here Lies Love, includes 22 songs about the rise and fall of Imelda Marcos. Andy Sheppard/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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David Byrne: Inspired By A Dictator's Wife, Minus The Shoes

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