That was close! NASA says an asteroid will miss Earth by 553,000 miles in 2040

That's close! NASA says an asteroid will miss Earth by 553,000 miles in 2040 | UPDATED: 21:10 GMT, 22 December 2012 Not only did Earth survive the Mayan doomsday prophecy but now it appears we've dodged an asteroid as well.

Sandy Hook shooting: 4 of Adam Lanza"s victims lived in a mile radius of $1.5m home killer shared with mother

Were they targeted Four of Lanza's young victims lived within one-mile radius of the $1.5 million home that the troubled killer shared with his mother Dylan Hockley's family live on the same road as the gunman Grace McDonnell's parents can see Lanza's house from their front door Jessica Rekos and Chase Kowalski also lived in the neighborhood | UPDATED: 07:46 GMT, 17 December 2012 Four of the tragic child victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School gunman Adam Lanza lived within short walking distance of the $1.5 million home the killer shared with his mother, whom he also killed. The startling measure of how close knit the community of Sandy Hook really is comes as it was revealed that one of the victims of the school massacre, six-year old Dylan Hockley, was a neighbor to the 20-year-old shooter.

Parking St Ives: Trio of Cornish spaces sell for 160,000, costing more than a house

The parking bays that cost more than a house: Trio of Cornish spaces sell for 160,000The spaces in St Ives sold for 55,000, 56,000 and 50,000 at auctionTwo more parking spots received bids of 50k but did not sell as their reserve was not metThe tiny spaces are 30 seconds walking distance from the centre of the popular beach fronted town | UPDATED: 21:16 GMT, 28 November 2012 Three car parking spaces in the exclusive Cornish resort of St Ives have been sold at auction for a staggering combined total of 161,000. The two remaining parking bays in the same lot, all measuring just 20ft (6.1m) by 8ft (2.4m), attracted offers of 50,000 each – but failed to sell as the bids did not meet the reserve prices set by the owners. The three that did sell went for 55,000, 56,000 and 50,000