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Babbage the teddy bear re-creates Baumgartner skydive

Tumbling from a hydrogen balloon at 24 miles up, a plush toy shows its own daredevil mettle.

By Aug. 28, 2013

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Felix Baumgartner goes supersonic

Austrian daredevil dives from 24 miles above Earth, breaking the sound barrier and also breaking a YouTube record for most concurrent live video streams.

By Dec. 11, 2012

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No supersonic skydive for Baumgartner tomorrow

The wait will drag on for daredevil Felix Baumgartner, as his attempt at a breathtaking, record-setting freefall continues to be bedeviled by the weather.

By Oct. 9, 2012

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Baumgartner makes record-setting skydive

The extreme skydiver sets a record for the highest manned balloon ascent and highest freefall in his bid to go supersonic.

By Oct. 14, 2012

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Felix Baumgartner: Mars is a waste of your tax dollars

In a strident interview, the Red Bull jumper says that the Curiosity rover money would be better spent by having more curiosity about our own Earth.

By Oct. 27, 2012

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Inventor gets off the ground with homemade jetpack

This 160-horsepower winged flying kit needs a runway to lift its pilot off the ground. It's just made its first hop.

By Feb. 26, 2013

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Baumgartner's supersonic freefall: Faster than you thought

Red Bull Stratos releases the final data from Felix Baumgartner's breathtaking skydive last October. Seems he got to Mach 1.25, not the woeful Mach 1.24 of the previous estimate.

By Feb. 5, 2013

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Aussie firefighters swallowing pills that read core body temp

The wireless capsule works alongside a belt that also tracks skin temperature, pulse, and respiration rate and is being used this year in the fight against bush fires in Australia.

By Jan. 24, 2013

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Watch the 24-mile skydive from Felix's point of view

The high-speed, high-altitude jump lacked one key angle during the live stream, but some sleuths have compiled near cosmic footage from Felix Baumgartner's chest-mounted camera.

By Oct. 15, 2012

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Felix Baumgartner's historic skydive (pictures)

This was no recreational skydive. Baumgartner ascended to a record-setting altitude in a quest to make the fastest freefall ever.

20 Images By Oct. 14, 2012