19th Apr. 2014

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19th Apr. 2014

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19th Apr. 2014

ted:

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. 

Watch the full talk and performance here »

19th Apr. 2014

Artificial erosion - Raymond Rojas © 2014

Artificial erosion - Raymond Rojas © 2014

19th Apr. 2014

Einstürzende Neubauten - Ich bin's

Einstürzende Neubauten - Ich bin’s

Ich sehe nichts
Nichts was ich trinken kann
Ich beiß mir in die Zunge
Und trinke was ich kann

19th Apr. 2014

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19th Apr. 2014
Fred Astaire in The Gay Divorcee (1934)

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19th Apr. 2014

A herd of sheep entering a new paddock

A herd of sheep entering a new paddock

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19th Apr. 2014
18th Apr. 2014