Adrianne Haslet-Davis dances again for the first time since the Boston terrorist attack last year.
When the bombs went off at the Boston Marathon finish line, Adrianne Haslet-Davis lost the lower half of her left leg in the explosion. She’s a ballroom dance teacher, and she assumed she would never dance again. With most prosthetics, she wouldn’t.
But Hugh Herr, of the MIT Media Lab, wanted to find a way to help her. He created a bionic limb specifically for dancers, studying the way they move and adapting the limb to fit their motion. (He explains how he did it here.)
At TED2014, Adrianne danced for the first time since the attack, wearing the bionic limb that Hugh created for her.
Hugh says, “It was 3.5 seconds between the bomb blasts in the Boston terrorist attack. In 3.5 seconds, the criminals and cowards took Adrianne off the dance floor. In 200 days, we put her back. We will not be intimidated, brought down, diminished, conquered or stopped by acts of violence.”
Amen to that, Hugh.
Ellen Degeneres is the greatest because she doesn’t insult anyone but she doesn’t tiptoe around anything either and she includes everyone and she makes people feel good about themselves while poking fun at them and this is the kind of comedy that should be embraced at award shows not misogynistic songs about breasts
i killed a man
april fools!! i killed 3
Holy shit this was a prediction not a fucking poll
As a paranormal blogger, a lot of people ask me about my most favorite horror movie.
And I have to say this movie. It really gave me the creeps. Also, you may or may not know, but there’s REAL event behind it.
Centralia, Pennsyvania was once a bustling mine town.
A fire at the town dump ignited an exposed coal seam, setting off a MASSIVE fire that eventually led to the demolition of nearly every building in Centralia — a whole community of 1,400 simply gone.
This fire still burns TODAY. The entire city is abandoned.
Actually, it isn’t completely abandoned. There is a population of 10(as of 2012) and it still remains the least-populated municipality in Pennsylvania.
Thank you for the added information. Could you imagine living in a place where 1000’s of people roasted in a fire not to long ago?
Anyway here are some connections of Centralia with the game/movie I got from this site
The fog effect in the game represents that constant carbon monoxide gas that keeps spewing up from underneath, creating the smokey poisonous atmosphere in Centralia. .
The empty foggy town of Centralia, which had general stores, elementary schools, post office’s and other stores, represent the town Silent Hill.
The constant road blocks that you witness in the game when you reach a caved in dead end, represent the unexpected route blocks that are distributed outside of Centralia, which are put their as part of a safety procedure leaving only one road available to enter Centralia. This is also another element that is displayed in the movie and games.
The secret society within Silent Hill, represent the Molly McGuire’s, a secret society consisting of Irish only, that use to coincide within the town during the 1800’s. They were known for kidnapping people and their criminal activities within Centralia.
Record-setting swing jump
WHAT THE HELL.
wait are these snk cosplayers
I THOUGHT THE PEOPLE TURNED INTO BIRDS OR SOME SHIT AND WERE MAJESTICALLY FLYING AWAY
ok so we are not going to talk about the fact they are all snk cosplayers
Everyone, our fandom has achieved the gold medal of best fandom ever. AMEN.
I THOUGHT THEY WERE GEESE
most hardcore cosplayers that ever lived…
the Clue Klux Klan…solving mysteries in a racist sort of way
i think you mean “the police department”
"it’s not gay if it’s in a threeway" one straight man says to another straight man. there is a third straight man waiting in the bedroom. the rule somehow still applies.
a public service announcement
You will only end up with mud on your palette and tears on your face
In the top left corner you have depression, isolating you from humanity, telling you you’re worthless and making you feel vulnerable.
Next to her is anorexia. Skinny and evil, she is made of bones and tells you not to eat.
At the fridge is bulimia/binge eating disorder. Binging and possibly purging, she makes you feel gross from all you ate.
In the bottom left is anxiety/suicidal tendencies. Alone, scared and helpless she turns to drugs to end your pain…either for a little while or forever.
At the right of the table you have self harm. Constantly whispering, providing “relief” and telling you it’ll all be okay. If you cut deeper. Evilly enticing you until the pain stops.
In the middle, is yourself. The only one with human eyes. Surrounded by your demons.
Can we just. Please.(viaTumbleOn)
sad black and white blog, I follow back similar
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