Friday, February 22, 2013

Wingsuit team BASE jump the Eiger

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Members of the Royal British Legion Extreme Human Flight Team use wingsuits to fly along the north ridge of the Eiger in the Swiss Alps.

Wall of Rubik’s Cubes is a world record with a twist

For centuries the Great Wall Of China has stood as a wonder of the world – but now it has a little competition.

A record-breaking mosaic has been made from 85,794 Rubik’s Cubes.

YouTube Beauty Guru: Hair Tutorial Gone Wrong

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Beauty Gurus: YouTube is lousy with them.

If there is one thing most of these gurus have in common it's that they really like starting their videos with the words "hey guys."

Scientists create artificial ear using 3D printing

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An ear, unsurprisingly, is difficult to make from scratch. Ear cartilage is uniquely flexible and strong and has been impossible for scientists to reproduce with synthetic prostheses.

If a child is born without one, doctors typically carve a replacement ear out of rib cartilage, but it lacks the wonderfully firm yet springy qualities of the original ear. And it often doesn't look so good.

So why not print one?