Will Rio de Janeiro be ready for Team USA with the countdown showing just 100 days to go today? Probably not! But what is sure is that the U.S. Paralympics Track and Field Team will be fast there no matter what, thanks partly to BMW’s carbon fiber know-how creating one hell of a badass wheelchair.
Technology has been making wheelchairs more convenient and easier to use, but this crazy amazing model that actually scales staircases is a metaphorical mic drop.
Few things are more cathartic than searching the word "project" on Craigslist at 1 AM. That's how I found this spectacular pair of electric "Droid" wheelchairs that are just begging to be used for some kind of hoontastic debauchery. And they're cheap.
The people who make electric scooters like to advertise how they can take their elderly riders anywhere. There's probably a fine-print exemption to "anywhere" that includes the shoulders of busy freeways. This owner did not read the fine print.
After a 59-year-old man died in a collision between his scooter and a motorized wheelchair, police in St. Petersburg, Fla., have to decide whether the wheelchair's operator was a pedestrian or a driver; if he's driving, he could face charges.
Researchers at Lehigh University are developing a way to make it easier for wheelchair-bound individuals to dock a wheelchair in the back of a minivan. The system utilizes lasers and radio frequency technology to automatically guide a wheelchair onto the forklift-style platform that is in the rear of the van. This is…