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wheelchairs

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Disabled tortoise gets a Lego 'wheelchair'

A little tortoise with a metabolic bone disease has had mobility returned thanks to a Lego rig glued to his shell.

By December 9, 2014

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Help create epic Halloween costumes for kids in wheelchairs

Halloween should fun for all. Find out how you can help nonprofit organization The Magic Wheelchair make amazing costumes of dragons and pirate ships for children in wheelchairs.

By June 18, 2015

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Disabled wiener dog gets a 3D-printed wheelchair

Download specs for a 3D-printed tiny wheelchair thanks to Bubbles, the two-legged dachshund and her crafty owners.

By January 28, 2015

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20-year-old intern's Connected Wheelchair could save lives (video)

Intel intern uses the chipmaker's technology to modify a wheelchair. The resulting device has caught the eye of Stephen Hawking.

By September 25, 2014

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Smart wheelchair tracks user's vitals, calls 911 in emergencies

At the recent Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco, a 20-year-old intern unveiled the Connected Wheelchair. CNET's Sumi Das gets a demo of the device, which has even earned a nod from Stephen Hawking.

By September 25, 2014

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Debating the new Batmobile on Tomorrow Daily

'Batman v. Superman' director Zack Snyder tweeted out the first official Batmobile photo from the set; lots of people are upset about what looks like a machine gun up front, but Khail has some great theories as to why...

By September 11, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 050: Intel's high-tech wheelchair, the new Batmobile, and more

On today's show, we discuss Intel's new connected wheelchair (which got a seal of approval from none other than Stephen Hawking), the official new Batmobile, and a crazy new Rube Goldberg-esque contraption that uses light and heat.

By September 11, 2014

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Squee! Sick baby goat walks with help from tiny wheelchair

Get out the tissues. This heartwarming story about Frostie the goat kid taking his first wobbly steps in a tiny rig is bound to make you tear up.

By May 21, 2014

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Seattle wants the tech scene, but not the division that could come with it

The Emerald City is brewing plenty of startups, thanks in part to tech giants like Microsoft and Amazon. But can it avoid a rift in the community?

By August 17, 2015

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What is Uber doing to train its drivers on disability rights?

With looming lawsuits and the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, disabled people ask whether Uber can do more to ensure they're not refused rides from drivers.

By August 3, 2015