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New Artificial Joint Offers More Natural Wrist-like Movements to Forearm Amputees

NEW ARTIFICIAL JOINT OFFERS MORE NATURAL WRIST-LIKE MOVEMENTS TO FOREARM AMPUTEES

Good news to forearm amputees: New artificial joint enables wrist-like movements for people with forearm amputation. This osseointegrated...

'Dog lick' amputee determined to walk, drive again

'DOG LICK' AMPUTEE DETERMINED TO WALK, DRIVE AGAIN

A Wisconsin man who lost part of his forearms and legs after contracting a rare blood infection from dog saliva said Tuesday that he's...

 
 
 
Dog Raised For Meat Loses All 4 Paws But Wins Big At Hero Dog Awards

DOG RAISED FOR MEAT LOSES ALL 4 PAWS BUT WINS BIG AT HERO DOG AWARDS

If you are a longtime follower of iHeartDogs, you've probably read about the amazing Chi Chi once or twice. She was rescued outside...

A group of amputee-athletes are attempting to climb one of South America's toughest peaks

A GROUP OF AMPUTEE-ATHLETES ARE ATTEMPTING TO CLIMB ONE OF SOUTH AMERICA'S TOUGHEST PEAKS

A group of amputee-athletes are attempting to climb Cotopaxi, one of South America's toughest peaks. They're traveling with the Range...

 
 
 
Billy Monger Bagged A Podium At The Track Of His Horrific 2017 Crash

BILLY MONGER BAGGED A PODIUM AT THE TRACK OF HIS HORRIFIC 2017 CRASH

The latest British F3 round saw the young double amputee racer return to Donington Park to pick up two pole positions and a podium

Seattle Seahawks Draft Amputee Shaquem Griffin, Poised to Become NFL's First One-Handed Player

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS DRAFT AMPUTEE SHAQUEM GRIFFIN, POISED TO BECOME NFL'S FIRST ONE-HANDED PLAYER

One of the most remarkable feel-good sports stories in recent memory continued on Saturday with a milestone moment. Shaquem Griffin...

 
 
 
Boston Marathon Bombing Survivors Pen Children's Book About Their Service Dog

BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING SURVIVORS PEN CHILDREN'S BOOK ABOUT THEIR SERVICE DOG

The afternoon of April 15, 2013 was perfect for a run or a romantic walk through the park. Boston newlyweds Jessica Kensky and Patrick...

Limb Position Tolerant Pattern Recognition for Myoelectric Prosthesis Control with Adaptive Sparse Representations from Extreme Learning

LIMB POSITION TOLERANT PATTERN RECOGNITION FOR MYOELECTRIC PROSTHESIS CONTROL WITH ADAPTIVE SPARSE REPRESENTATIONS FROM EXTREME LEARNING

Electromyogram signals can be used to decode the intended movements of an amputee for control of a dexterous upper-limb prosthesis....

 
 
 
Amputees "Feel" the Movement of Their Prosthetic Hands

AMPUTEES "FEEL" THE MOVEMENT OF THEIR PROSTHETIC HANDS

With a vibrating gadget and some nerve rewiring, prostheses users get sensation in their plastic arms

Brenna Huckaby Makes History as the First Amputee Featured in SI's Swimsuit Issue

BRENNA HUCKABY MAKES HISTORY AS THE FIRST AMPUTEE FEATURED IN SI'S SWIMSUIT ISSUE

Your new girl-crush: Brenna Huckaby. The snowboarder just made history as the first amputee to ever be featured in Sports Illustrated...

 
 
 
The most emotional moment of the State of the Union came when Trump told the story of a North Korean defector who raised his crutches in triumph

THE MOST EMOTIONAL MOMENT OF THE STATE OF THE UNION CAME WHEN TRUMP TOLD THE STORY OF A NORTH KOREAN DEFECTOR WHO RAISED HIS CRUTCHES IN TRIUMPH

CNN Trump recounted the tearful story of Ji Seong-ho, a North Korean defector, during his first State of the Union address. The defector,...

Photographer turns terminally ill kids into superheroes

PHOTOGRAPHER TURNS TERMINALLY ILL KIDS INTO SUPERHEROES

Utah-based photographer Josh Rossi, 32, took photos of children suffering from different forms of cancers, severe autism and a double...

 
 
 
Student volunteers code, 3D print new prosthetic hand for 4-year-old

STUDENT VOLUNTEERS CODE, 3D PRINT NEW PROSTHETIC HAND FOR 4-YEAR-OLD

Hudson Borton, a 4-year-old congenital amputee, is receiving a new prosthetic hand thanks to some student volunteers.

Double Amputee Racing Badass Alex Zanardi Will Do The 2019 24 Hours Of Daytona

DOUBLE AMPUTEE RACING BADASS ALEX ZANARDI WILL DO THE 2019 24 HOURS OF DAYTONA

Two-time CART champion, ex-Formula 1 driver, and winner of paralympic gold medals Alex Zanardi will be driving a BMW M8 GTEs at the...

 
 
 
A Young Cancer Survivor & Amputee Finds A BFF In A 3-Legged Rescue Dog

A YOUNG CANCER SURVIVOR & AMPUTEE FINDS A BFF IN A 3-LEGGED RESCUE DOG

Quinn is a young teen who has gone through more in his life than anyone should - and he's proved himself to be a warrior. That's why,...

Boy Who Lost Both His Legs Finds A Kindred Spirit In A Dog Who Lost All 4

BOY WHO LOST BOTH HIS LEGS FINDS A KINDRED SPIRIT IN A DOG WHO LOST ALL 4

Owen Mahan has been through more in his 10 years than most of us could endure in a lifetime. At the age of 2 he fell into a bath of...

 
 
 
Quadruple Amputee Pup Survives Meat Trade And Becomes A Therapy Dog

QUADRUPLE AMPUTEE PUP SURVIVES MEAT TRADE AND BECOMES A THERAPY DOG

When a dog walks into a room, the whole room lights up. The same happens when Chi Chi enters a room - only, she does it on her four...

Amputee Model Lauren Wasser Talks Body Positivity and New Lingerie Campaign

AMPUTEE MODEL LAUREN WASSER TALKS BODY POSITIVITY AND NEW LINGERIE CAMPAIGN

We like our Hanky Panky and Victoria's Secret as much as the next girl, but we're also always on the lookout for the next under-the-radar...

 
 
 
Walk Like an Egyptian: Part II

WALK LIKE AN EGYPTIAN: PART II

:: 2017 SPRING TRAVEL WRITING CONTEST WINNER :: Hibiscus juice, Friday clerics, amputees, persea trees, Aswan, feluccas, sempiternal...

Amazing 18C London print of African amputee Flower Seller

AMAZING 18C LONDON PRINT OF AFRICAN AMPUTEE FLOWER SELLER

England c. 1790 Victoria & Albert Museum