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Prosthetic limbs are getting more and more advanced. Between Oscar “Blade Runner” Pistorius, also known as “the fastest man on no legs”, and mind-controlled mechanical legs, it’s only a matter of time before full cybernetic replacement body parts are available.
The biggest wound I ever had when I was a kid was about two inches in diameter. It hurt, it looked gross, and I probably cried buckets whenever my mom would change the dressing. But those nasty looking open wounds you see on this girl’s knees down below?
It’s already hard enough trying to balance everything, even when you’ve got two arms. There’s a reason why people are warned against using their smartphones while driving, while crossing the street, or when doing other stuff that requires a person’s full attention.
It looks like cyborgs are among us, thanks to bionic prosthetics that amputees can now have attached to replace their missing limbs. The BBC is reporting about the cases of two elective amputees, who had lost the ability to use their hands.