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Mark Zuckerberg (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Spends $100M To Buy 700-Acre Chunk Of Kauai

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly bought a massive chunk of one of the Hawaiian Islands.

10/14/2014

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Australian Attempts To Break 25-Year-Old Speed Record For Swimming Around Alcatraz

Australian Trent Grimsey plunged into the San Francisco Bay Friday morning in an attempt to shatter the decades-old record for swimming to and around Alcatraz Island after setting off from the San Francisco shoreline.

09/12/2014

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Caught On Camera: San Francisco Daredevil Descends Into Active Volcano

Spewing hot molten lava didn’t stop one San Francisco daredevil from descending down to the bottom of an active volcano.

09/11/2014

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Tsunami Feared From Growing Lava Mass On Volcanic Island Off Japan

An volcanic island that is erupting off the coast of Japan is could trigger a tsunami if part of the newly-formed lava slopes collapse into the sea, according to an earthquake expert.

08/20/2014

An extremely large 8.0 quake followed by two aftershocks, 6.0 and 5.9 struck the Aleutian Islands, triggering a localized tsunami warning on Monday, June 23rd, 2014 (USGS)

Powerful Aftershocks Strike Following 7.9 Magnitude Alaska Earthquake

A massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake Monday in the Aleutian Islands was quickly followed by smaller 5.9 and 6.0 quakes closer to land.

06/23/2014

A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck near British Columbia's Vancouver Island Wednesday night. (CBS)

Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake Hits Near Vancouver Island

A magnitude 6.6 quake was recorded Wednesday night in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia’s Vancouver Island, the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Earthquake Information Center said.

04/23/2014

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Live Like A Castaway On Your Own Deserted Island

Think you’ve got what it takes to make it on a deserted island? Find out for sure by booking a real-life “castaway experience” and really get away on your next vacation.

01/10/2014

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Officials Say Ellison Has No Big Changes Planned For Lanai

Billionaire Larry Ellison isn’t planning any radical changes for the Hawaiian island he has agreed to buy, a Hawaii state lawmaker said Thursday.

06/21/2012

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7 Rescued From Tomales Bay Sandbar After Boat Capsizes

Seven people were rescued by helicopter from an island in Tomales Bay near the Point Reyes National Seashore after one of their boats capsized, according to authorities.

CBS San Francisco–05/23/2011

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