Hubble spots strangeasteroid with 6 tails of dust
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Thisis one strange asteroid.The Hubble Space Telescope hasdiscovered a six-tailed asteroid inthe asteroid belt between the orbitsof Mars and Jupiter. Scientists saythey've never seen anything like it.Incredibly, the comet-like tailschange shape as the asteroid shedsdust. The streams have occurred overseveral months.Aresearch team led by theUniversity of California, LosAngeles, believes the asteroid, des-ignated P/2013 P5, is rotating somuch that its surface is flying apart.It's believed to be a fragment of alarger asteroid damaged in a colli-sion 200 million years ago.Scientists using the Pan-STARRStelescope in Hawaii spotted theasteroid in August. Hubble pickedout all the tails in September.The discovery is described in thisweek's issue of AstrophysicalJournal Letters.
Michigan man wins million-dollar lottery again
LANSING, Mich. — This guy hasall the luck.Officials say Joseph Palmarchukwon a $1.35 million lottery jackpotWednesday in Michigan's ClassicLotto 47 game. In the past few years,Palmarchuk has also won a $1 mil-lion lottery game in Tennessee.Palmarchuk and wife Phillis movedto Mecosta County, north of GrandRapids, in 2011. He says he likes tobuy lottery tickets that retailers putaside as mistakes.The Palmarchuks plan to hunt for acondominium in a warm state to skipMichigan winters.
After 46 years,man gladstolen motorcycle found
OMAHA, Neb. — Donald DeVaultwonders what kind of memories hisTriumph motorcycle helped make inthe 46 years since it was stolen, andhe's looking forward to making moreof his own when it's returned.The 73-year-old Omaha manlearned last week that Californiaauthorities had recovered his 1953Triumph Tiger 100 at the Port of LosAngeles. The bike was about to beshipped to Japan when U.S. Customs& Border Protection agents whochecked the vehicle identificationnumber discovered the motorcyclehad been reported stolen in February1967.The bike was valued at $300 whenin 1967. The shipping documentslisted its value today at $9,000.DeVault already has a Harley-Davidson and a Kawasaki motorcyclein his garage, so he plans to reservethe Triumph for special rides.DeVault said he's talked about themotorcycle over the years wheneverhe was around bikers. It had a couplefeatures unusual for Triumphs madein the early 1950s, such as its hard-tail frame.DeVault recalls Marlon Brando rid-ing a similar Triumph bike in themovie "The Wild One," and after thatit seemed like everyone wanted toride a motorcycle.But DeVault said he was already rid-ing motorcycles by the time themovie came out, and continued rid-ing for much of his life.What sold him on the Triumph wasthe blue color and the name "Li'lBlue Bitch" airbrushed on the side of the gas tank.Once he gets it back in a coupleweeks, DeVault plans to have some-one restore the bike's name and paint"46 Years Later" on the gas tank.
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Actor LeonardoDiCaprio is 39.
This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
Fighting in World War I came to anend with the signing of an armisticebetween the Allies and Germany.
“Old myths,old gods,old heroes have never died.They are only sleeping at the bottom of our mind,waiting for our call.We have need for them.They represent the wisdom of our race.”
— Stanley Kunitz,American poet laureate (1905-2006)
Sen.Barbara Boxeris 73.NFL quarterback Mark Sanchez is 27.
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Foster City will be holding a dedication ceremony for its new Veterans Honor Wall Saturday,Nov.16 at the Leo J.Ryan MemorialPark.Family,friends and organizations established the wall to honor the brave men and women of Foster City who have servedin the armed forces.Ninety-eight plates have already been purchased and will be ready for the dedication ceremony.Thereis still space available for those who wish to make a dedication for a veteran who is a current or former Foster Cityresident or employee of the city.Applications are available at the Recreation Center.
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In 1620, 41 Pilgrims aboard the Mayﬂower, anchored off Massachusetts, signed a compact calling for a “body poli-tick.”In 1831, former slave Nat Turner, who’d led a violent insur-rection, was executed in Jerusalem, Va.In 1889, Washington became the 42nd state.In 1909, President William Howard Taft accepted the recom-mendation of a joint Army-Navy board that Pearl Harbor inthe Hawaiian Islands be made the principal U.S. naval sta-tion in the Paciﬁc.In 1921, the remains of an unidentiﬁed American servicemember were interred in a Tomb of the Unknown Soldier atArlington National Cemetery in a ceremony presided overby President Warren G. Harding.In 1932, a new tomb to house the remains of the UnknownSoldier was dedicated at Arlington National Cemetery.In 1942, during World War II, Germany completed its occu-pation of France.In 1960, South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem sur-vived a coup attempt by army rebels. (However, he was over-thrown and killed in 1963.)In 1966, Gemini 12 blasted off from Cape Kennedy withastronauts James A. Lovell and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin Jr.aboard.In 1972, the U.S. Army turned over its base at Long Binh tothe South Vietnamese, symbolizing the end of direct U.S.military involvement in the Vietnam War.In 1987, following the failure of two Supreme Court nomi-nations, President Ronald Reagan announced his choice of Judge Anthony M. Kennedy, who went on to win conﬁrma-tion.
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(Answers tomorrow)MINCE HOBBYLAVISH ABSURDSaturday’sJumbles:Answer:When the young sheep fought over theirsleeping arrangements, it was — “BED-LAMB”Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, assuggested by the above cartoon.
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The Daily Derby race winners are Lucky Charms,No.12,in ﬁrst place;Money Bags,No.11,in secondplace;and Hot Shot,No.3,in third place.The racetime was clocked at 1:42.98.
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