It’s missing a picture of Eddard Stark wearing shiny, new leather boots.
Belgian firefighters took to the streets this week to protest against unsatisfactory working conditions and cuts to the budget. They gathered in front the the Prime Minister’s office, where they were blocked by riot police and barbed wire fences.
This is the world’s smallest piloted airplane. It was built by Robert H. Starr and its first flight was on 8 May 1988. Only one pilot can sit in the cockpit, it has a length of 2.7 m (8 ft 10 in) and a weight of 180 kg (396 lb). It can achieve a maximum speed of 165 knots (305 km/h, 190 mph).
It’s housed at Pima Air Museum, Tucson, Arizona.
This may seem out of this world, but it is an actual working medical procedure: osteo-odonto-keratoprothesis, or OOKP. Via news.com.au:
First, the tooth and part of the jaw are removed, and a lens is inserted into the tooth using a drill. The tooth and lens are then implanted under the eye socket. After a few months, once the tooth has grown tissues and developed a blood supply, comes the second step: part of the cornea is sliced open and removed and the tooth is stitched into the eye socket. Since the tooth is the patient’s own tissue, the body does not reject it.
This BBC documentary tells the story of Ian Tibbetts, a man who started to lose his sight in 2002, that is now speaking about the joy of seeing his twin boys again.