[video] DMX Plays B-Ball with Disabled Veterans

I am liking the route that DMX is taking with him re-shaping his image and career after having multiple arrests and serving time short stints in jail over the last few years. The stuff he is doing seems to be from the heart and not for photo-ops. Kinda the opposite of T.I’s recent media blitz where he seems to be campaigning for the public’s good graces instead of showing that he has changed. Time for Tip to take a page out of what DMX is doing and stop running on these talk shows and just show he has leaned lessons.

via TMZ

DMX is continuing to clean up his image (just not literally this time) as a concert in Texas turned into a visit to injured soldiers.
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Device Puts Steering at the Tip of the Tongue

Tongue steering
via News Daily

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2008 (Reuters) — A new device that uses a tiny magnet can help disabled people steer a wheelchair or operate a computer using only the tip of the tongue, U.S. researchers reported on Monday.

The magnet, the size of a grain of rice, lets people direct the movement of a cursor across a computer screen or a powered wheelchair around a room.

It is easily implanted under the tongue, the team at the Georgia Institute of Technology said.

“We chose the tongue to operate the system because unlike hands and feet, which are controlled by the brain through the spinal cord, the tongue is directly connected to the brain by a cranial nerve that generally escapes damage in severe spinal cord injuries or neuromuscular diseases,” said Maysam Ghovanloo, an assistant professor who helped direct the work.
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