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Red Bull Stratos was a mission to the edge of space to surpass human limits that have existed for more than 50 years. Supported by a team of experts, Felix Baumgartner undertook a stratospheric balloon flight to make a record-breaking freefall jump and become the first man to break the speed of sound in freefall (an estimated 690 miles / 1,110 kilometers per hour). For more info http://www.youtube.com/redbull
Somewhere in Hollywood Meryl Streep is standing in front of a mirror practicing Julia Gillard's accent.#auspol
Biodiversity is a great thing, ensuring that our ecosystems have the ability to function and prosper, even at times of extreme events and disease. In 2012, The scientific research crew of the French vessel Tara discovered significant amounts of plastic particles off the coast of Antarctica. Plastics have leaked their way into oceans as a result of human activity, and are having a murderous effect on marine life.