On This Day: Terry Fox’s “Marathon of Hope” Comes to an End
On Sept. 1, 1980, amputee Terry Fox was forced to stop his 5,000-mile run across Canada after it was discovered that his bone cancer had spread to his lungs. He died 10 months later, but not before realizing his dream of raising one dollar for cancer research for every person in Canada.
A Prosthetic Leg Designed Specifically for Rock Climbers
Kai Lin, a designer in Brooklyn, developed Klippa, a prosthetic leg for rock climbers. He designed it for American veterans who have lost legs, but would like to continue or take up climbing. Standard prosthetic legs are designed for walking and prove inadequate for the needs of climbers.To make Klippa a functional tool, Lin interviewed climbers and examined how their legs move. He determined that a climber's leg needs easily replaceable rubber, an elastic pivot point, and a small contact…
50 life changing motivational quotes for entrepreneurs
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