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iStockphoto/Thinkstock Cutting Off Athletes’ Arms: What’s the Big Deal?

I want to return to an idea we discussed briefly last week in the video and the podcast: voluntary amputation. Pretend you’re a baseball player in some kind of simultaneously icky, bright and beautiful Blade Runner future, and you’ve been

iStockphoto/Thinkstock Does Your Robot Arm Even Lift?

Over at the Fw:Thinking YouTube page for the Human+ episode, a user left the following comment: Well if they could make an arm that would strengthen itself from induced stresses and load, similar to how [an] athlete would strengthen himself….

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Explore the physical science of the Prius v with these videos from HowStuffWorks.

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Read from topics in the driver’s guide to fuel economy at HowStuffWorks.

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Learn how to decode the new EPA fuel economy labels with this interactive infographic.

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Read about car trends and innovations at HowStuffWorks.

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Study for your future with the latest Fw:Thinking videos.

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Listen up for what tomorrow sounds like with the Fw:Thinking audio podcast.

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