It may be more than using a search engine.
Or remembering to buy enough bunny slippers for the party.
He lost his hands building an explosive device for fishing.
After the accident, Sun Jifa, 51, of Guanmashan, Jilin province, in northern China, desperately needed to work on his family farm.
“I survived, but I had no hands,” he explained.
“I couldn’t afford to buy the false hand the hospital wanted me to have, so I decided to make my own,” Jifa says.
He spent eight years handcrafting prototypes before finally creating metal hands that could grip and hold.
The devices depend on a series of wires and pulleys inside, and are controlled by movements in his elbows, he said.
“I made this from scrap metal for virtually nothing,” Jifa says.
“There is no need to pay hospitals a fortune.”
He says he will further develop the design for other disabled people.
“The only drawback is that steel is quite heavy,” he concedes.
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