Felix Baumgartner Fell Faster Than Originally Thought

By ABC News

Feb 4, 2013 4:40pm

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Faster Fall
Felix Baumgartner wowed the world when he fell from the edge of space in October and today we learned that his death-defying dive was even faster than originally thought. Baumgartner was traveling Mach 1.25, 843.6 miles per hour, not Mach 1.24.

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Victory!
The elation of Ravens fans was on full display in this time-lapse video from Federal Hill in Baltimore.

Best Commercial
While people around the country debated what was the best Super Bowl commercialUSA Today released its list of the most popular.
1. Anheuser-Busch: Horse and trainer reunited
2. Tide: Miracle Stain
3. RAM: Farmers
4. Doritos: Fashionista Dad
5. JEEP: Families waiting

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So Long
Lavonne ”Pepper” Paire-Davis, the inspiration for Geena Davis’ character Dottie in “A League of Their Own,” has died at the age of 88. Paire-Davis played 10 seasons as a catcher and shortstop in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.

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