Good Morning MOTleyville, It's Tuesday July 23rd, 2013
MOT should be here every morning @ 6:30amSoldier reunited with dog video
While serving overseas in Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Kevin Brady befriended Bailey, a tiny, malnourished puppy who was only several weeks old.---
"Bailey actually came and visited our base when she was barely able to walk," Brady said on "GMA LIVE" of how he first met the puppy. "Myself and a bunch of other soldiers took her in and spoiled her from there. She got a bunch of table scraps. Needless to say, she just took to us pretty well. It's a pretty harsh country over there and without any parents, she probably wouldn't have done so well."
But when Brady's tour was over and he returned stateside in May, he was forced to say goodbye to Bailey, or so he thought.
Dozens of Japanese train passengers pushed a 32-ton train carriage away from the platform to free a woman who had fallen into the 20-centimeter (eight-inch) gap between the train and platform during the busy morning rush hour Monday.---
The act of heroism was captured by a newspaper photographer, whose photo of the rescue ran in the Yomiuri daily's evening edition.
A public announcement that a passenger was trapped prompted about 40 people to join train officials to push the carriage, whose suspension system allows it to lean to either side, according to the Yomiuri newspaper, Japan's largest daily.
A woman who survived a 40-foot fall from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge after her car was smashed into by a tractor trailer says she saw her car "explode" when the accident occurred.
Morgan Jade Lake, 22, recounted the horrifying moment when an 18-wheeler slammed into the back of her car on the Bay Bridge, which connects Maryland's Eastern Shore with the rest of the state, at about 8:25 p.m. on Friday night.
"I saw my car explode with glass everywhere and airbags coming at me full force," she told ABC News. "I was just dragging up against the…wall of the bridge, and I felt like I was going to be ok if I could stop on the bridge."
A U.S. deepwater salvage and exploration company said on Monday that it has recovered more than 61 tons of silver bullion this month from a British cargo ship that was torpedoed during World War II.---
Odyssey Marine Exploration said the recovery includes 1,574 silver ingots weighing about 1,100 ounces each. The silver was recovered from a depth of nearly three miles, and marks a record for the deepest and largest precious metal recovery from a shipwreck, the company said.
The company said the silver has been moved to a secure facility in the U.K. It said its contract with the U.K. Department of Transport calls for the company to retain 80 percent of the salvaged value of the cargo. At current prices, the silver would be worth over $35 million.
probe at Mercury.
In the photos from Saturn, Earth appears as a tiny pinprick of light amid the haunting rings and glowing sphere of Saturn, which Cassini has been orbiting since 2004. Though the picture doesn't show it, more than 20,000 people on Earth waved at Saturn at just the time the photo was taken, as NASA had coordinated a plan to involve as many Earthlings as possible in the portrait.
The cosmic picture took advantage of a rare total eclipse of the sun from Saturn, which allowed Cassini's sensitive cameras to image Earth without being damaged from looking directly toward the sun, which appears to lie very close to our planet from the perspective of Saturn. The photo shows Earth from a vantage point of 898 million miles (1.4 billion kilometers) away. [See the photos of Earth from Saturn and Mercury]
"We can't see individual continents or people in this portrait of Earth, but this pale blue dot is a succinct summary of who we were on July 19," Linda Spilker, Cassini project scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., said in a statement. "Cassini's picture reminds us how tiny our home planet is in the vastness of space, and also testifies to the ingenuity of the citizens of this tiny planet to send a robotic spacecraft so far away from home to study Saturn and take a look-back photo of Earth."