Imagine you are driving a car. Now pretend to drive a car. You notice that driving a car is very similar to milking a cow. you are lost in confusion. where are you? what are you doing? do you even exist

theatlantic:

A Bionic, Mind-Controlled Arm, From the Inventor of the Segway

The Segway was supposed to change everything … until it became the preferred transportation of walking tours and shopping mall security. But now its inventor, Dean Kamen, is back with a new creation that might be slightly more revolutionary.
Enter the DEKA limb, the first FDA-approved robotic arm that’s powered by the wearer’s mind. Electrodes attached to the arm near the prosthesis detect muscle contraction, and those signals are then interpreted into specific movements by a computer, the FDA announced on Friday.
"The device is modular so that it can be fitted to people who’ve suffered any degree of limb loss, from an entire arm to a hand," Bloomberg Businessweek reported. ”Six ‘grip patterns’ allow wearers to drink a cup of water, hold a cordless drill or pick up a credit card or a grape, among other functions.”
Read more. [Image: DARPA]


these guys are the best. All i want to do is chop off my arm, buy one of these doohickies, then ride around in my super cool x2

theatlantic:

A Bionic, Mind-Controlled Arm, From the Inventor of the Segway

The Segway was supposed to change everything … until it became the preferred transportation of walking tours and shopping mall security. But now its inventor, Dean Kamen, is back with a new creation that might be slightly more revolutionary.

Enter the DEKA limb, the first FDA-approved robotic arm that’s powered by the wearer’s mind. Electrodes attached to the arm near the prosthesis detect muscle contraction, and those signals are then interpreted into specific movements by a computer, the FDA announced on Friday.

"The device is modular so that it can be fitted to people who’ve suffered any degree of limb loss, from an entire arm to a hand," Bloomberg Businessweek reported. ”Six ‘grip patterns’ allow wearers to drink a cup of water, hold a cordless drill or pick up a credit card or a grape, among other functions.”

Read more. [Image: DARPA]

these guys are the best. All i want to do is chop off my arm, buy one of these doohickies, then ride around in my super cool x2

whoviangoesthere:

OH MY GOD

thesorrovv:

ma’am im sorry but that baby was due today, i don’t care if its not done just turn in what you have

meulin-weipon:

Republicans

Finally a yoga guide I can keep up with

Finally a yoga guide I can keep up with

tastefullyoffensive:

See more at Capybaras That Look Like Rafael Nadal

Previously: Celebrities Who Look Like Mattresses

Wait, so which side is supposed to be Rafael?

jokersxlover:

emptychests:

nerdy-narwhal:

thetrekkiehasthephonebox:

gridbugs:

natgeofound:

Irish Guards remain at attention after one guardsman faints in London, England, June 1966.Photograph by James P. Blair, National Geographic

Something about this photo is hySTERICAL TO ME

oh dear

so at a marching band competition last year, one of our people passed out in the middle of our show and we stepped over her and left her and prayed the trombones wouldn’t kill her and we got extra points from the judges

 that is horrible

that is marching band

jokersxlover:

emptychests:

nerdy-narwhal:

thetrekkiehasthephonebox:

gridbugs:

natgeofound:

Irish Guards remain at attention after one guardsman faints in London, England, June 1966.Photograph by James P. Blair, National Geographic

Something about this photo is hySTERICAL TO ME

oh dear

so at a marching band competition last year, one of our people passed out in the middle of our show and we stepped over her and left her and prayed the trombones wouldn’t kill her and we got extra points from the judges

 that is horrible

that is marching band

Reblog if you think gay marriage should be legal.

consulting-loki:

awindowtothewest:

the-queen-of-anchors:

HOLY FUCK THE NOTES.

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HOLY SHIT LOOK AT THE NOTES

reblog EVERY TIME THIS IS ON YOUR DASH .

officially beating dean in gym shorts

justasimplehoe:

what are the symptoms of being fergalicious

oreoofficial:

why dont ppl do random things for me? u know. send me a message, draw me, paint me, send me $300,000