Harold Young of Downey, California, has a car designed expressly for wheelchair users in 1956. The driver gets in and out without help. Controls, including a push-stop, pull-go lever, are designed for the handicapped. Continue reading »
British artist Sue Austin creates multimedia, performance, and installation art, using her wheelchair as a means to explore new patterns of movement. In 2012, Austin was commissioned to create a series of multimedia events as part of that year’s Cultural Olympiad, in conjunction with the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. The result, titled “Creating the Spectacle!” is a spectacular immersive dance performance and underwater exploration, which was shot near Sharm el Sheik, Egypt. Continue reading »
Ben Carpenter, an engineering student and a fan of cosplay, created a fierce wheelchair in Mad Max style. The boy has been suffering from spinal muscular atrophy since birth and for this reason a wheelchair is his everyday means of transport. He decided to pimp it “just a little” for the needs of cosplay. Continue reading »
Get ready for a roller coaster ride of emotion. I seriously can’t even handle Turbo, a chihuahua puppy who was born with only two legs. He may actually be the cutest creature in the world.
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