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Buttercup The Duck Getting 3D Printed Foot
2013-06-30 07:52:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A Tennessee duckling that was born with a backwards foot last year will be receiving a prosthetic foot, thanks to the efforts of a 3D printing company and the folks at a nearby animal sanctuary. According to the Huffington Post, Buttercup the duckling has been unable to walk properly since being born with a deformed, partially-developed foot last November. He was just "hobbling around on it," explained officials at Feathered...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.