Kid Gets Awesome New Bionic Hand, Reminds Us Not Everything is Garbage

The stock market is tanking, North and South Korea are on the brink of war, and a cartoon character from a dystopian future is the most popular candidate for US President at the moment. But don’t despair. While most things are garbage, there are some things in the world that aren’t. Like this adorable kid who just got… » 8/21/15 6:00pm 8/21/15 6:00pm

Watch a Chef Use His Amazing Bionic Hand to Help Chop Stuff Up

If you're a master chef or a home cook or someone who occasionally wanders into a kitchen in search of food, you'd know that your life is much easier with two hands. Cutting vegetables, washing dishes, using a frying pan and basically just doing things requires both your hands. That's why it's so heartbreaking that… » 9/19/13 8:53pm 9/19/13 8:53pm

iLIMB Bionic Hand Comes Closer to Emulating the Real Thing

We've written about the amazing iLIMB bionic hand » 10/13/08 2:20pm 10/13/08 2:20pm before, but the newest version of it was showed off on the Today Show this morning, and it looks pretty incredible. For one, the guy who had it was able to simply pop one off and put another on without skipping a beat, with the new hand working almost instantly. He…

iLIMB Bionic Hand Looks, Feels Like the Real Thing

We at the Giz are fond of both hands and bionic things - so this iLIMB, from Scottish firm Touch Bionics, is so far up our street it's parked in our car port. A prosthetic hand with five separately-powered fingers, the iLIMB functions via the electric signals generated by the remaining portion of a patient's limb,… » 7/18/07 6:30am 7/18/07 6:30am