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futurescope:

‘First bionic eye’ retinal chip for blind to be available in 12 major markets in US later this year
From KurzweilAI:

University Hospitals (UH) Eye Institute will be one of the first medical centers in the United States to offer the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System (“Argus II”).
The Argus II is the first and only “bionic eye” to be approved in countries throughout the world, including the U.S. It is used to treat patients with late stage retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Argus II was developed by Second Sight Medical Products, Inc.

[read more @kurzweilai] [Image Credit: University Hospitals Case Medical Center]

futurescope:

‘First bionic eye’ retinal chip for blind to be available in 12 major markets in US later this year

From KurzweilAI:

University Hospitals (UH) Eye Institute will be one of the first medical centers in the United States to offer the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System (“Argus II”).

The Argus II is the first and only “bionic eye” to be approved in countries throughout the world, including the U.S. It is used to treat patients with late stage retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Argus II was developed by Second Sight Medical Products, Inc.

[read more @kurzweilai] [Image Credit: University Hospitals Case Medical Center]

oldschoolfrp:

"Doorway to one of the fouler areas of the Dungeon."  Ken Simpson illustration from The First Fantasy Campaign by Dave Arneson, Judges Guild, 1980.
I might be wrong when I said OD&D’s emphasis on huge dungeons derived mostly from Gygax, since I forgot Arneson published a 10-level version of Blackmoor Dungeons in TFFC.

oldschoolfrp:

"Doorway to one of the fouler areas of the Dungeon."  Ken Simpson illustration from The First Fantasy Campaign by Dave Arneson, Judges Guild, 1980.

I might be wrong when I said OD&D’s emphasis on huge dungeons derived mostly from Gygax, since I forgot Arneson published a 10-level version of Blackmoor Dungeons in TFFC.

visitheworld:

Ladera Resort, St. Lucia (via incredible-pictures).

visitheworld:

Ladera Resort, St. Lucia (via incredible-pictures).

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Japanese D&D

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The Arena

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Egypt June 30, 2013

1. A protester waves a national flag as Egyptians gather in Tahrir Square during a demonstration against President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo on June 30, 2013. (Amr Nabil/AP)

2. An anti-Mursi protester chants slogans during a massive protest in Alexandria on June 30, 2013. (Asmaa Waguih/Reuters)

3. A protester waves a national flag from the top of a light pole during a demonstration in Tahrir Square in Cairo on June 30, 2013. (Manu Brabo/AP)

4. Protesters gather during a demonstration at Tahrir Square in Cairo on June 30, 2013. (Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters)

5. A picture taken on June 30, 2013 shows laser lights directed by Egyptian protestors on a military helicopter flying over the presidential palace in Cairo, as hundreds of thousands of Egyptian demonstrators gather during a protest calling for the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi. (Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images)

6. Opponents of  Morsi protest, some with green lasers, outside the presidential palace, in Cairo on June 30, 2013. (Hassan Ammar/AP)

7. Opponents of Morsi wave national flags and chant slogans during a protest outside the presidential palace, in Cairo on June 30, 2013. (Khalil Hamra/AP)

8. Protesters lit a flare during a protest at Tahrir Square in Cairo on June 30, 2013. (Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters)

9. An Egyptian protester attacks the Muslim Brotherhood headquarters in the Mokattam district in Cairo on June 30, 2013. (Manu Brabo/AP)

10. Protesters gather during a demonstration at Tahrir Square in Cairo on June 30, 2013. (Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters)

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Far-Spawn
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Far-Spawn

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Dragon-Kings

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