This prosthetic thumb shows you what it's like to have two thumbs on one hand


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/03/05/this-prosthetic-thumb-shows-yo.html


#2

I, for one, welcome our new six fingered transhuman overlords.


#3

there’s a glitch in the matrix:


#4

Better revise this.


#5

is it bad I’m immediately thinking of porn applications for stuff like this?


#6

so when somebdy says they’re “all thumbs” what are they really saying?


#7

I wouldn’t oppose that.

I'll%20show%20myself%20out


#8

I watched the video. All those things can easily be done with one hand. Unless of course you are missing a thumb.

Nevermind!


#9

I knew a guy with thumbs on both sides of his hands, and no pinkie fingers.

He was not the cleverest fellow I ever met. But a decent enough guy, and he played a mean bass guitar.


#10

I knew a guy with a wooden leg named Smith.


#11

What was his name?


#12

That reminds me of the two thumb hands the Neo-Sapiens had on Exo Squad. Hah!


#13

This was one of the enhancements Dr. Frankenstein made to his creature in the film “Frankenstein Unbound.”


#14

If anything what this shows me is how well designed the human body is. As is.

For such a well designed prototype, you’d think they would have figured out a good use case first. My thoughts: texting with one hand, and grabbing small rodents like an eagle claw,.


#15

With this…we could take over the world!


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