Johns Hopkins students create high-heeled prosthetic
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Ray Harryhausen

The stop-motion animation legend known for creating special effects for "The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms," "Jason and the Argonauts" and other science fiction film classics became a cult figure who inspired later generations of filmmakers including Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and James Cameron. He was 92. Full obituary Notable deaths of 2012Hulton Archive / Getty Images