Removable 3D-printed casts you can wear in the shower speed up the healing process

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If you’ve ever broken a limb, you know how awful it is to live in a clunky old cast for weeks on end. Well, that’s about to end. Bespoke has started using 3d printing to make custom cast prototypes that would stabilize broken body parts just like conventional casts. Unlike the traditional casts which get dirty and suffocate your skin, these 3d-printed casts use a smaller amount of materials, can be worn in the shower and can even make the healing process more efficient. Read the rest of Removable 3D-printed casts you can wear in the shower speed up the healing process

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Beijing Olympics déjà vu as city is chosen to host 2022 Winter Games

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It was a close vote, but Beijing has been selected to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. The Chinese capital beat out Almaty, Kazakhstan 44 to 40 in an International Olympic Committee ballot today in Kuala Lumpur. The decision puts Beijing in the unique position of being the first city ever chosen to host both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. Some of the factors that helped push the city over the top include its plan to reuse some of its existing infrastructure from the 2008 Summer Olympics like Herzog and de Meuron’s famous Bird’s Nest stadium and the award-winning Watercube , as well as talk of a new high-speed rail system that would benefit the area well after the games are over. Read the rest of Beijing Olympics déjà vu as city is chosen to host 2022 Winter Games

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Facebook unveils long-awaited solar-powered Aquila internet plane

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Fascinating floating city shaped like a manta ray would be 100% self-sustaining

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French architect Jacques Rougerie has envisioned a giant floating city which bears a striking resemblance to a manta ray. He discusses his love for the ocean in an interview , where he calls himself a “mérien,” a term he coined which translates to “one belonging to the sea.” His dream is for likeminded individuals to populate his City of Mériens, to conduct research on the surrounding ocean. Read the rest of Fascinating floating city shaped like a manta ray would be 100% self-sustaining

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Cantilevered timber-clad retreat overlooks lakeside views in Canada

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