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Russian Military Controls an Avalanche With Heavy Artillery [VIDEO]

The Russians aren't afraid to use the big guns in their war against avalanches.

Vladikavkaz, a region in Southern Russia, is plagued by spring avalanches, so the army uses its heavy artillery to create smaller controlled avalanches which avoid Vladikavkaz's main highway.

Using ordnance for avalanche control is actually a fairly common technique around the world, including in the United States.

This is the best video we've seen of the practice, however, and it includes a bonus at the end when the avalanche tries to strike back!

Check it out after the jump.

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Thieves Caught With 700,000 Condoms (image)
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Thieves Caught With Plethora of Pilfered Prophylactics

Police in Malaysia have busted up a ring of condom thieves, recovering roughly 700,000 pilfered rubbers.

Six men -- including some who work for a company that exports condoms -- were arrested after hundreds of boxes of prophylactics were found stashed in a

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Magnitude 8.9 Strong Earthquake Jolts Northern Japan
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How You Can Help Victims of Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami

On Friday, we ran live video of the aftermath of the devastating earthquake and resulting tsunami in Japan. Many of you may be wondering how you can help those affected in their time of need. The following is a list of some of those organizations that are involved in the rescue and recovery efforts and, where applicable, the means by which you can donate to those efforts:

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