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Send your name to Mars without ever leaving your computer

Now, even if you can't go to Mars, your name still can.<p>NASA is asking members of the public to submit their names to fly to Mars aboard the space …

BBC ON THIS DAY | 28 | 1965: US orders 50,000 troops to Vietnam

<b>1965: US orders 50,000 troops to Vietnam</b><p>President Johnson has commited a further 50,000 US troops to the conflict in Vietnam.<p>Monthly draft calls will increase from 17,000 to 35,000 - the highest level since the Korean War, when between 50,000 and 80,000 men were called up each month.<p>It will take …

BBC ON THIS DAY | 16 | 1977: Rock and roll 'king' Presley dies

<b>1977: Rock and roll 'king' Presley dies</b><p>Elvis Presley, whose singing and style revolutionized popular music in the 1950s, has died.<p>Presley, 42, was discovered slumped in a bathroom at his mansion in Memphis, Tennessee on Tuesday.<p>He was rushed to the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis but was …

BBC ON THIS DAY | 1 | 1939: Germany invades Poland

<b>1939: Germany invades Poland</b><p><b>German forces have invaded Poland and its planes have bombed Polish cities, including the capital, Warsaw.</b><p>The attack comes without any warning or declaration of war.<p>Britain and France have mobilised their forces and are preparing to wage war on Germany for the second …

BBC ON THIS DAY | 2 | 1945: Japan signs unconditional surrender

<b>1945: Japan signs unconditional surrender</b><p>Japanese officials have signed the act of unconditional surrender, finally bringing to an end six years of world war.<p>In the presence of 50 Allied generals and other officials, the Japanese envoys boarded the American battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay to sign …

BBC ON THIS DAY | 4 | 1985: Titanic wreck captured on film

<b>1985: Titanic wreck captured on film</b><p>The first pictures of the wreck of the Titanic have been released 73 years after the liner sank with the loss of 1,500 lives.<p>The wreck was discovered three days ago by a joint American-French expedition lead by the explorer Dr Robert Ballard.<p>The ship is lying at …

BBC ON THIS DAY | 18 | 1970: Rock legend Hendrix dies after party

<b>1970: Rock legend Hendrix dies after party</b><p>Guitarist Jimi Hendrix has died after collapsing at a party in London.<p>Police say there was no question of foul play. A number of sleeping pills were found at the house in Notting Hill Gate and they have been taken away for analysis.<p>Hendrix, 27, was born in …

Police Dogs Can Now Uncover Child Porn by Sniffing Out Electronic Devices

Two dogs that flunked out of New York City’s Guiding Eyes for the Blind program have found a new job helping police find hidden electronic devices, …

'Star Trek's' Arlene Martel, Spock's fiancee, dies - CNN.com

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Bernard F. Fisher dies at 87; Vietnam rescuer earned Medal of Honor

The jungle airstrip was a burning mess and about 1,000 feet shorter than Maj. Bernard F. Fisher would have liked.<p>But his wingman, Maj. Dafford "Jump" Myers, had crash-landed there and leaped from the flames into the underbrush. With a rescue chopper at least a half-hour away, he would soon be …