Posts tagged "amputee"

Viagra Overdose Leads To Penis Amputation For Colombian Politician

I feel pretty confident making a broad sweeping generalization about this: losing your penis is every man’s worst nightmare. For one Colombian politician, that nightmare became a reality after an overdose of Viagra. The 66-year-old man didn’t just suffer through an erection that lasted longer than four hours — his boner ached for “a few…

Jessica Wakeman / September 24, 2013

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Amputee Builds A Prosthetic Leg Entirely Out Of LEGOS

In January of this year, occupational therapist Christina Stevens of St. Louis had an awful accident while changing the brakes on her car. She sustained so many “crush” injuries in her foot that she made the difficult decision to get a below-knee amputation.

“What’s really interesting about this whole ordeal is that I’m…

Ami Angelowicz / July 6, 2013

Amputee Receives A Special Mermaid Tail

For those of you who are tired of hearing about the Kardashian wedding (me!), check out this video of a double amputee whose life has been changed thanks to a special prosthetic tail. Nadia lost both of her legs due to a medical condition at the age of four. Since sports were out…

Ami Angelowicz / August 22, 2011

Amputee Plays Piano With His Feet Better Than We’ll Ever Play With Our Hands

There’s nothing like an armless piano savant to make us realize that we’ve never truly accomplished anything with our lives. Twenty-three-year-old Liu Wei lost his arms in an electrocution accident when he was only 10 years old. But that didn’t stop him from learning to play the piano — with his toes. Liu appeared…

Julie Gerstein / August 16, 2010