Imagine all of the things you wouldn’t be able to do if you didn’t have arms or legs. Obviously you’d never be able to compete in any sports, American football or weightlifting or wrestling would be out for instance.
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As well as just being amazed that this guy is better at Zelda than me, even though he’s never actually seen it, I’m totally inspired by the level of perseverance and ingenuity has gone into this guy’s desire to play …more »
Qualifying for the World Championships is a pretty major achievement for anyone, but it becomes a little more impressive when you hear that Oscar Pistorius has managed it despite having had the lower part of his legs amputated. Bloody overachiever!
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Max Harry Weil, the man known as the father of the critical care movement, which introduced many of the monitoring and round-the-clock care methods used today, died of pancreatic cancer last Friday at the age of 84 years old. He …more »
Diana Nyad, a marathon swimmer, is just days away from an attempt to achieve something that has never been done before. She is planning to swim for 60 consecutive hours, covering a distance of 103 miles, in the shark-infested waters …more »