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  • February 28, 2014
    This is Mercury the two legged cat. He was found at five weeks old with no front legs. Now he's having the time of his life. The folks that adopted him set up a Facebook page called Raising Mercury with a ton of pictures and you can find a bunch of videos at their Youtube pa... / Continue →
  • November 8, 2013
    Meet Schildi. Schildi was a pet turtle living in Germany when he was abandoned (or escaped), and lost a leg in the real world. The real world -- it'll take your f***ing legs. Thankfully Schildi was rescued, and vets were able to amputate his mangled limb and replace it with ... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2013
    This is Paralympian Josh Sundquist's 2013 Halloween costume (I actually posted his Christmas Story leg lamp costume last year). Josh lost his left leg to cancer when he was nine, but hasn't let that stop him from accomplishing more in the last 20 years than I could in a dozen ... / Continue →
  • September 27, 2013
    These are the $35 Superman and Batman leg lamps available for pre-order from Entertainment Earth. They were loosely modeled after the leg lamp from A Christmas Story and both the lamp and leg light up (the leg is translucent and has its own bulb inside). Cool, but no Catwoman... / Continue →
  • April 15, 2013
    This is Matt Denton's two-ton Mantis, a hexapod robot walking machine that can climb on things and all around terrify anybody in its path. Hell, I'm not even in its path and I need a diaper change. Mantis runs off a 2.2-litre, 50 horsepower turbo diesel engine, and it stands ... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2013
    This is Chris P. Bacon, a rudely named piglet who was born without the use of his back legs. But now he cruises around like a pro thanks to the K'NEX wheelchair fashioned for him by Florida veterinarian Dr. Len Lucero. Think 'Charlotte's Web' but with zero spiders and anythin... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2013
    Women's fashion: it's weird and I don't understand it. There may have been a point in my life when I feel like I WANTED to understand it, but that was back when I was a kid and still trying on my mom's dresses and heels. The late high school/early college years. These are a ... / Continue →
  • December 21, 2012
    This is the latest video from DARPA, featuring a voice controlled LS3 (Legged Squad Support System), the grandson of BigDog. It takes voice commands now. Things like, "Power on" and "ATTACK!" Eventually, it will stop listening. And that day, my friends, will be a Tuesday. ... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2012
    Because scientists don't know when to stop despite some VERY heavily worded emails sent by yours truly, a group of researchers at the University of Arizona have developed a pair of "biologically accurate" humanoid legs that mimic the function and movement of real human legs, ju... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2012
    This is a series of "designer" prosthetic attachments from Bespoke Innovations that add a little flair to an otherwise boring fake leg. "Hey -- if you don't got it, flaunt it," a one-legged man once told me before trying to do a 360 on his crutches and falling into the street.... / Continue →