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  • October 27, 2011
    Trevor Prideaux doesn't have a left forearm but does have a smartphone. Now? Now he has a prosthetic forearm with a smartphone inside. Good lookin', Trevor, we're actually pretty similar today (I have a Nokia in my ass I'm gonna try to sneak to a friend in the clink). He sa... / Continue →
  • June 22, 2011
    Seen here after successfully fetching a 20oz soda (God, get him a toy!), Naki'o shows off his moon-boot prosthetic paws. Naki'o is the first dog to have all four paws replaced with prosthetics, and refuses to let the mailman go easy on him. The sob story, which you might want... / Continue →
  • March 24, 2011
    This is Midnite (not to be confused with midnight, which is when your carriage turns back into a pumpkin). Midnite is a little horsey who was born without part of a back leg. His original owner, without the decency to contact somebody who might be able to help or putting a bu... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2010
    If I lost an arm I can't say I'd run out to have the thing replaced with a tentacle. That's just asking for people to stare (and children to run screaming). No, I'd opt for a laser cannon before anything else. You know, or a plastic cutlass if times are tough. Still, maybe ... / Continue →
  • August 31, 2010
    When I first saw this thing I assumed it was just some steampunky arm somebody made because they're obsessed with Edward Scissorhands and all around creepy and girls love guys that are creepy (I wanna lick on yo armpits, lady!). Except not really because I have no idea what gi... / Continue →
  • December 3, 2009
    Pierpaolo Petruzziello lost his arm in a car crash and recently had a robotic prosthesis successfully attached to the nub which allows him to control the device with thought. He can also feel sensations in the arm because they implanted electrodes in his remaining arm and tied... / Continue →
  • February 25, 2009
    A New Zealand woman has had a custom mermaid tail prosthetic made for her by Weta Workshop (special effects studio responsible for Lord Of The Rings, etc.). Nadya Vessey lost both of her legs below the knee as the result of a medical condition when she was young. Ms Vessey ... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2009
    Evan Reynolds, 19, got his hand and part of his arm ripped off in a car accident and has since been fitted with an i-LIMB, a robotic hand developed by an Apple/Star Wars fanboy. The i-Limb was developed by a Scottish company, Touch Bionics, and has won awards for its innovativ... / Continue →
  • November 18, 2008
    San Francisco artist Tanya Vlach lost an eye in a car accident several years ago. And now she wants a webcam installed in her prosthetic, because she's a badass. Tanya reasons that her aesthetic-only eye could become a source of "augmented reality," and she's got a list of p... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2008
    I like the look of the Grabit Pack. It looks like some sort of military issue gun holster or something. But it was really designed to hold your cellphone, keys and wallet due to the inevitable Pant Pocket Ban of 2009. You can get both right and left-legged models and they ru... / Continue →