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  • Looking for clues in Curiosity's photos from Mars (Google+ Hangout)

     
    The Mars rover Curiosity on sent back dramatic panorama color images from the Red Planet, the latest in a series of images from the mission. We will talk to flight director Bobak Ferdowsi, also known as NASA's "Mohawk Guy." He......
  • BASE jumper becomes stuck in tree, later rescued

     
    A man was plucked from a tree early Tuesday morning after he BASE jumped off a 730-feet Northern California bridge thought to be the highest in the state, an official said....
  • “Long Island Medium” Season 3 recaps “The Flying Larrys” and “My Keys Now”

     
    Theresa Caputo wasn’t comfortable – at all – with husband and son (the Larrys) decision to try skydiving in the Long Island Medium Season 3 episode of “The Flying Larrys.” In her familiar Long Island tone, Theresa quipped, &#...
  • NGC special will chronicle Felix Baumgartner’s epic space jump

     
    If you were one of the millions who watched Felix Baumgartner's record-breaking free-fall jump this past Sunday — when he became the first person to free fall while breaking the sound barrier — you know what an impressive accomplishment it...
  • Marine killed in skydiving accident was decorated combat veteran

     
    The Marine killed during a parachute training accident in Perris was a highly decorated combat veteran from Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. Marine Corps announced Thursday. Sgt. Caleb Medley, 26, of La Junta, Colo., died this week when he plummeted......
  • Camp Pendleton Marine dies in sky diving accident in Perris

     
    A skydiver plummeted to his death Tuesday afternoon in Perris, officials said....
  • Marine who died in Perris skydiving accident identified

     
    A Camp Pendleton Marine who plummeted to his death Tuesday afternoon during a parachuting training exercise in Perris was identified Wednesday as Caleb Medley, 26, of Burlington, Colorado, according to the Riverside County Coroner’s office....
  • Skydiver suffers major injuries when chute deflates during jump at Perris airfield

     
    A skydiver suffered major injuries Friday when his parachute deflated and he fell about 100 feet to the ground, Riverside County authorities said....
  • Jim Murray, June 1, 1961

     
    June 1, 1961: Among those celebrating the convictions of Blinky Palermo and Frankie Carbo is a Boyle Heights prizefight manager named Harry Shall. Harry gave the government a chance to throw the book at Blinky Palermo a long time ago,......
  • No joke: Jon Stewart voted Republican, at least once

     
    Jon Stewart may have surprised some people when he told Chris Wallace on “Fox News Sunday” that he voted for Republican George H.W. Bush for president in 1988. “There was an integrity about him that I respected greatly,” Stewart...
  • Mileage Report: Extreme Commuting

     
    Extreme commuting has nothing to do with dirt biking, skateboarding or skydiving to work; it???s defined by the U.S. Census Bureau as someone who spends more than 90 minutes per day on their way to the office. Yup, that???s us.......