Why Some People Decide to Amputate Healthy Limbs
It’s been a mystery for at least 40 years.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
There's an App That Helps People with Amputations Work Out
The 16 exercise prompts focus on agility, balance, coordination and strength.
How People Commemorate the Day They Lost a Limb
Inside the growing trend of "ampuversaries."
The Brain Can Adopt Prosthetics As Its Own, Study Says
Using electric brain stimulation, researchers tricked people into accepting a rubber hand as part of their body.
The Curious Case of the Phantom Penis
For men who have had a penis amputation, "ghost dick" is surprisingly common.
How I Came to Terms with People Fetishizing My Disability
I thought being a fetish gave me power, but instead, it surrounded me with lovers who saw me as a peg leg, not a power.
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Penis Transplants Could be the Next Big Thing for War Veterans
A team of doctors at Johns Hopkins University has been given permission to perform 60 penis transplants on men who were injured in combat.
The Bionic Warrior
What's more important for a military amputee who wants to return to the battlefield: advanced prosthetic technology, or sheer human will?
Disability, Deception, and the People Who Pretend to Be Blind
Blindsimmers, or people who pretend to be blind, feel a visceral desire to obscure their own vision, sometimes leading them to take drastic measures.
4chan Apparently Got a User to Chop Off Part of a Toe Over the Weekend
There's this place called 4chan where cutting off your toe will make you cool.
How Will Our Perception of Bodies Change as We Augment Them?
"Bodies are socially created entities."
Modern Medicine Does Not Know Why My Father-in-Law Lost His Leg
Hunting for the reason for a mysterious infection.