Roger Simon, chief political editor for Politico, had his legs amputated. His interview is spectacular.
If you haven’t seen the deluge of “Roger Ebert is awesome and moving” posts on the internet about his Oprah interview, here is all the good stuff from Gawker.
Often we ask, “Why does it take tragedy for us to notice these great people?” The reason is that it is not tragedy but crisis, […]
Carrie Davis, one of the people I mentioned in my post, “A Tale of Two Prostheses” commented on IEET regarding that post. Here is her amazing post in full:
Carrie Davis here. Interesting piece – though I’m not a wealthy socialite that mingles in high society, gets noticed and comes off as superior. […]
Prosthetics are amazing. Aimee Mullins and Oscar Pistorius are living examples of how a disability can become an opportunity not just for success, but for super-human ability. Our popular culture is packed with characters with enabling prostheses: Lt. Dan, Luke Skywalker, and Nina Sharp. Within the past decade, many […]
Here are a few of stories about animal prosthetics to start your day off right:
In 2005, the chances of surviving didn’t look good for a bald eagle named Beauty, which was found wandering a landfill in Alaska with no means to feed itself. Sadly, the bald eagle had its […]
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