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Slideshow: 16 weirdest places you’ll find Linux

Underwater tsunami censors

Weird? Yes, but also fairly remarkable. These underwater sensors, with modem, run Linux. The modems use acoustics to transmit data under the ocean. The practical applications could save lives, and simultaneously provide internet access to both Sealab and seaQuest DSV. That last bit is obviously not true. But the rest is. How amazing is that?