Popular Tongue Piercing Fad Serves Higher Purpose for Disabled

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Popular Tongue Piercing Fad Serves Higher Purpose for Disabled

By David Mittleman

Tongue Piercing Serves as Much More Than a Fashion Statement for Some

I’m no fan of the tongue piercing fad that has some younger people opting to get a needle shoved through their tongue. However, when I read a recent article about those confined to wheelchairs and a new tongue pierce device that will allow them to operate the wheelchair hands-free, I thought differently about tongue studs.

Professor Invents Tongue Piercing-Controlled Wheelchair

Maysom Ghonvaloo of Georgia Tech University envisions a world where technology will allow the disabled to become increasingly independent. His invention is a wheelchair that relies …read more

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