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  • May 18, 2016
    This is a video demonstration of The Pilot translation system developed by Waverly Labs. The in-ear devices will cost $129 when they're available this September and can translate a smartphone-selected foreign language in real-time into your native language with the voice of a ... / Continue →
  • April 29, 2015
    This is Mrs. T, a 90-year old tortoise whose owner Jude Ryder hooked up with a pair of R/C airplane wheels after her front legs were lost due to a rat attack while she was hibernating last winter. Dammit Master Splinter, seriously? You like turtles but attack hibernating tort... / Continue →
  • February 20, 2015
    Photobomber, dead ahead. This is a heartwarming video of 68-year old Allen Zderad seeing his wife for the first time in almost ten years. Allen lost his eyesight a decade ago due to retinitis pigmentosa, a degenerative disease that reduces the number of photoreceptor cells in... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2014
    Seen here showing the Bionic Bra to a young Colonel Sanders, Professor Julie Steele and Dr. Sheridan Gho marvel at their over-the-shoulder-boulder-holding prototype. The bra uses sensors to detect breast movement, and actuators to tighten the bra for more support. That way y... / Continue →
  • March 7, 2014
    Meet drummer Jason Barnes. Jason lost part of his right arm in an accident, so Georgia Tech professor Gil Weinberg built him robotic prosthesis so he could still drum his face off and become a rock star. Hell, I haven't even heard him play yet and I'd still throw my bra at hi... / Continue →
  • November 23, 2011
    Wait -- IT'S 2011?! Thanks bionic contact! Because the University of Washington obviously doesn't take threats written on bar napkins and addressed to "you Terminator loving pencil-peens" seriously, they've decided to proceed with their bionic contact experiments and have suc... / Continue →
  • May 20, 2011
    25-year old Rob Summers, formally a successful college pitcher, was left paralyzed from the waist down after a hit-and-run incident four years ago. And now, thanks to an experimental new form of therapy, has been able to take the second first steps of his life. What we've rea... / Continue →
  • May 19, 2011
    Luke Skywalker's can't even do that! Seen here looking suspiciously like it was put on wrong, 24-year old Austrian amputee Patrick Nolastname shows off his new bionic hand. Patrick lost function of his left hand (that's my good one!) after being electrocuted on the job (NOT i... / Continue →
  • March 23, 2011
    Reddit user captaincripple lost his leg in a motorcycle accident and has since had a custom-painted prosthetic made. This is it. It looks half-human, half-robotic, 100% something that would freak me out if I saw fall off. Im 20 years old and a bit over 12 months ago had a ... / Continue →
  • July 15, 2010
    Look down -- what do you see? A Cheeto-dusted penis? Wash your hands after snacking. But for those of you looking at a nonfunctional lower half, there's new hope, all thanks to Rex bionic legs. After seven years of secret development and and $10 million of investment the hi... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2010
    Oscar the grouch kitty was sleeping in a field when his back legs got run over by a combine harvester. That story smelling fishy as shit aside, now he has bionic legs. His new kitten heels were designed with custom-made implants, which "peg" the ankle to the foot and mimic th... / Continue →
  • November 14, 2009
    Ged Gavin, 55, has a bionic ass and doesn't care who knows. Which is good because I definitely just texted everyone in my phone. And by texted I mean sexted. All the kids are doing it. What? Yes I'd jump off a bridge! Mr Galvin suffered massive internal injuries and had to... / Continue →
  • July 22, 2008
    Allegedly, German Shepherds are being trained to jump from planes at 25,000 feet strapped to SAS soldiers. The dogs will soon be deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, where they will serve as reconnaissance shepherds. With tiny cameras fixed to their heads, the animals will be ... / Continue →
  • June 9, 2008
    Remember the bald eagle whose beak was shot off by some asshole poacher? Well she's finally rocking a bionic replacement, albeit temporary. "The new beak is only a temporary fix, designed to nail down precise measurements." That's a real picture of it there. Beauty (the eag... / Continue →
  • May 5, 2008
    Beauty is a 7-year old Alaskan bald eagle whose upper beak was shot off by some stupid asshole. Unable to hunt or drink effectively, she was slowly starving to death while scrounging for food in an Alaskan landfill. Finally discovered, she was taken to a bird recovery center ... / Continue →