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/ 4 July 2005

US projectile hits comet head-on

A United States space projectile early on Monday collided head-on with a comet hurtling through the solar system as part of an experiment to study its core. ”That’s awesome! That’s awesome!” shouted flight control officials after the impact was confirmed. ”We hit just exactly where we wanted to.”

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/ 27 May 2005

True love or publicity stunt?

As a superstar Tom Cruise vaunts his romance with actress Katie Holmes, but Americans are extremely sceptical about whether the feted relationship is true love or an extravagant publicity stunt. An unscientific poll by People magazine indicated that 63% of readers believe the romance is a publicity stunt, while only 37% believe the pair are genuinely in love.