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Owensboro’s Jason Koger Shows Off Bionic Hands on CNN with Dr. Sanjay Gupta [Video]

Earlier this year, Jason Koger's bionic hands were the star of an episode on Hawaii Five-0.  Now, he's landed on national television again.  Yesterday, the Owensboro resident appeared on CNN with Dr. Sanjay Gupta and showed off his brand new set of bionic hands.  Believe it or not, Jason's new set of hands, courtesy of Touch Bionics, can be controlled and programmed with a phone app.  Check this out!

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Photo by Jordan Winders
Photo by Jordan Winders
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How Do You Watch TV?

While watching TV this week, I noticed a lot of commercials saying something like “if you missed your favorite show you can watch it tomorrow on a tablet, smart phone or other device.” I didn’t pay much attention to them at first, but as the week went on I started to see more of these commercials (or at least it seemed like I did)

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Happy Birthday to Your Cell Phone

How many of you have a cell phone? I would probably imagine that some of you are even reading this on a cell phone. Well if you enjoy your cell phone (and most of us do), then today is a day to celebrate it!

It was 40 years ago today that the first call on a cell phone was made! Marty Cooper, who was an engineer with Motorola at the time, made the first call

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Inaccessible Internet Is the 21st Century Equivalent of the ‘Rainy Day’ [VIDEO]

When you're at work, and a lot of the work you do is on the Internet, and the Internet goes down, well you're pretty much left with making coffee, chatting with colleagues, or wondering what the color of the hallway carpet COULD be.

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Photo by Jordan Winders
Photo by Jordan Winders
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Pre-flight Electronics Use May Be Up In The Air

Everyone who has flown knows the drill. Once you get on the plane you stow your bag, fasten your seat belt, and make sure to turn off any electronic devices. Well, one of those things could change by the beginning of next year

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Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images
Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images
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Recap of Music, Movies, Tech and More From SXSW

Last week I wrote about the beginning of South by Southwest (SXSW) music, film, and tech festival. Well the festival is wrapping up today so I figured I would bring you an update!

While I wasn’t able to go to SXSW I followed it all week through various blogs, news reports, and even artist tweets

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Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images
Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images
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Pizza Hut to Hold Quick Interviews at SXSW

Yesterday I posted a blog about the South by Southwest festival. Well while doing some catching up on the events of the festival last night I can across something I thought was really cool.

Aside from the musical performances, film premieres, tech shows, and forums, this year a company will be holding a job interview at the festival. While normally this would cause too many people to raise an eyebrow (unless you were headed to Austin today) but the reason it sparked my interest was the style of interview that this company will be holding.

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Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images
Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images
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SXSW Festival Kicks Off In Austin

Last year I was introduced to a new festival. Well at least a new festival to me, this has been around as long as I have been alive. It is called South by Southwest. It covers technology, music and film. Since I am big into all three of these areas, I was surprised that I had never heard of this festival.

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The Jocking Dead: Moon, Chad, Jaclyn, and Dave After the Zombie Apocalypse [GRAPHIC IMAGES]

First of all, I'm a huge fan of AMC's The Walking Dead, as you may know. Second, last Sunday's episode--entitled "Clear"--was the best episode, so far, since the series began. Great writing!

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Photo by Dave Spencer
Photo by Dave Spencer
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Are You Addicted to Facebook?

Recently, when I had time off, I not only took a break from work, I took a break from Facebook, too. For three days, I didn't look at my news feed one time. And I survived!

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Early Candidate for ’2013 Idiot of the Year’ Award Emerges

Geez, it's only the first week in January and we already have someone who could be labeled the dumbest person of 2013. Yes, we still have well over 300 days left in the year, but this guy has to be the frontrunner.

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Category: News, Technology, What's New
Photo: Thinkstock, iStockphoto
Photo: Thinkstock, iStockphoto
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One Mom’s iPhone Rules For Her Son

This is one of those pictures that has shown up on my facebook feed just about a million times. So, at notification 11,576, I finally clicked on it and read it through. It was about a Mom, Janell Burley Hofmann and her 13 year-old son. You see, her son received an iPhone for Christmas. But, what's interesting about this story is what went along with him receiving that iPhone... a set of rules, 18 rules to be exact. And, if I'm being completely honest with us both, I know a lot of adults who need some of these rules... including myself.

Some of my favorites are: "#11Turn it off, silence it, put it away in public. Especially in a restaurant, at the movies or while speaking with another human being. #17 Keep your eyes up. See the world happening around you. Stare out a window. Listen to the birds. Take a walk. Talk to a stranger. Wonder without googling."

Want to see the other 16 rules?

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