Enter Robohand a device that Van As and Owen invented that is made from cables, screws, 3 D printing and thermoplastic. It uses the rotation of a joint to enable five plastic digits to grasp. The device looks like a robot’s hand in a science fiction movie, costs about $500 to make and can be reproduced using plans on the Internet and a 3 D printer..
I’m a guy, but there was a time in my life that caused me to hate being called Sir. I was working at Best Buy while in college and all the supervisors/managers there had a habit of calling the lower level employees Sir or Ma’am. Combined with the fact that they were all assholes it grew to feel really pretentious and patronizing..
Standing at about 450 feet, it was the tallest man made structure on the Earth. The decision to build the lighthouse came after Alexander the Great died in 323 BC, and the new ruler Ptolemy Soter took over. It would be completed twenty years later, and the first lighthouse ever in the world as well as the tallest building besides the Great Pyramid..
You spend years building up to achieve something, making sacrifices, eating the right foods, fighting through injuries it all pays off you are the best at what you do. No one can take that away.”Its a very arrogant sportsman who says they have totally done it on their own.”It was personal belief, I believe I could do it but that is only because I had the support of coaches, physios, family and friends behind me. I remember a cold flannel on my face from my mum when I didn’t want to get out of bed to go training that’s a wake up call! It’s knowing that support is behind you when it gets tough.”He also went through a “phase” of taking part in marathons to raise money for charity he completed 12 marathons (including six London marathons) and has done a charity tandem skydive.
“The planets are aligning.”Worldwide, several World Cup games have already qualified as the most watched sporting events in their country this year. They include the 42.9 million people in Brazil who watched the home team against Croatia, the 34.1 million in Japan who saw Japan play Ivory Coast, and the 26.4 million in Germany who saw the home team beat Portugal, according to FIFA.The social media site Facebook, through one week, has already seen more people having interactions about the tournament than it had for the Sochi Olympics, Super Bowl and Academy Awards combined.Twitter hasn’t released overall figures on World Cup activity, but said the two games that generated the most activity on its site involved Brazil. The game with Croatia resulted in 12.2 million tweets, and the match with Mexico made for 8.95 million..