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‘No Man’s Sky’ Creators’ Offices Flooded ‘No Man’s Sky’ Creators’ Offices Flooded

This year’s Spike video game awards show was a bit of a bust when it came to game announcements (actually, it was an all-around bust). Buried amongst the Telltale games and the Cranky Kong gameplay at the rebranded VGX, however, …

Kevin Spacey “Tweets” Photo Standing in the Flood Kevin Spacey “Tweets” Photo Standing in the Flood

Movie Star, Kevin Spacey, visited Charleston, South Carloina this weekend and “tweeted” a picture of himself standing on in the flooded waters that were making there way down Wentworth Street, in downtown Charleston. “I had a great time in Charleston, …

Lourdes Flooding Kills 1, Closes Pilgrimage Sites Lourdes Flooding Kills 1, Closes Pilgrimage Sites
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Heavy rains in the southwestern French town of Lourdes have caused massive flooding, closing down a Catholic holy site and killing at least one person. According to France 24, the flooding has closed down the Sanctuary of Our Lady of …

Google Crisis Response Launches Resources For Jakarta Flooding Google Crisis Response Launches Resources For Jakarta Flooding
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As it typically does when there’s a major natural disaster, Google’s Crisis Response team has put together a resource page for those affected by flooding in Jakarta. The page helps users track affected areas, and provides updated emergency info. “We …

Google Offers Resources, Person Finder For Flood In Philippines Google Offers Resources, Person Finder For Flood In Philippines

Flooding from a monsoon has terrorized the Philippines, and Google has set up a crisis response site with related resources. This includes a person finder, emergency contact information, maps showing shelters, donation centers and the flood extent, and news and …

Tornado Bludgeons San Antonio, Texas Tornado Bludgeons San Antonio, Texas

A tornado southwest of San Antonio caused considerable damage and flooding across the region. The flooding was caused by a line of thunderstorms that shadowed the fierce cone of destruction. The natural disaster touched down late Monday about 25 miles …

Mississippi Flood Photos from Google Maps Satellite Imagery Mississippi Flood Photos from Google Maps Satellite Imagery
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Google has put together a whole bunch of data and imagery from the Mississippi floods on Google Maps. On Google’s Lat Long Blog, Pete Giencke of the Google Crisis Response Team writes: Emerging as one of the worst flooding events …