When Architecture Meets Nature: Fantastic Giant Wooden Objects Of Henrique Oliveira

When Architecture Meets Nature: Fantastic Giant Wooden Objects Of Henrique Oliveira

Henrique Oliveira’s work crosses the genres of architecture and art, challenging perceptions and labels of sculpture and painting. Primarily describing himself as a painter, Oliveira started with oil on canvas and is now additionally working with his own uniquely created style of painting, with wood. Continue reading »

Rita – The Girl Who Happily Lives With A Bionical Hand

Rita – The Girl Who Happily Lives With A Bionical Hand

The story of a young Russian woman deprived of hands by her jealous husband shocked all the country. Doctors managed to perform a complicated operation and save one hand, and the second one has now been replaced with a prosthesis. Continue reading »

Bulgarian Stray Cat Get Bionic Legs

Bulgarian Stray Cat Get Bionic Legs
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Pooh, a one-year-old cat, who lost his hind legs in an accident and has been given bionic paws, walks in a vet clinic in Sofia. Pooh, who is thought to have lost his legs in a car or train accident last April, is back on the prowl thanks to Bulgarian veterinary surgeon Vladislav Zlatinov. He is the first vet in Europe to successfully apply the pioneering method of Irish neuro-orthopaedic surgeon Noel Fitzpatrick, who shot to fame in 2009 when making Oscar the first bionic cat by fitting him with new hind legs in Britain. Continue reading »

Model with Bionic Arm Will Walk the Runway at New York Fashion Week

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Model Rebekah Marine has established that you can still pursue your passion even if you have a disability. At a young age, she was told that she wouldn’t have a future in modeling because she was born without a right forearm. This caused her to give up on her dream, return to school, and work a traditional full-time job. Continue reading »

Chinese Man Builds Himself Bionic Hands from Scrap Metal

Chinese Man Builds Himself Bionic Hands from Scrap Metal

Sun Jifa, a 51-year-old Chinese man who lost his hands while he was building a bomb for blast fishing managed to build himself bionic arms after 8 years of planning and creating many prototypes. He couldn’t afford hospital’s prosthetics limbs but still had to work on the family farm, so he decided to build his own, and 8 years later, this is the result. (365JiLin) Continue reading »