1. When brain damage brings out extraordinary talents in ordinary people. 
In The Accidental Terrorist, Adam Piore gets inside the mind of the accountant-turned-guerrilla warrior who tried to overthrow the Cambodian government. 

    When brain damage brings out extraordinary talents in ordinary people. 

    In The Accidental Terrorist, Adam Piore gets inside the mind of the accountant-turned-guerrilla warrior who tried to overthrow the Cambodian government. 

  2. theatlantic:

    Meet a Paralyzed Man Who Tweets With His Eyes

    This is Tony Nicklinson. For the past seven years he’s lived in a state of complete paralysis after suffering a stroke. Nicklinson is in the midst of a court battle for the right to end his own life — he’s called his post-accident existence “dull, miserable, demeaning, undignified and intolerable” — but on June 13, the Brit did something uniquely remarkable: he made his debut on Twitter using only his eyes.

    Read more. [Images: YouTube, @TonyNicklinson]

  3. Atavist writer David Dobbs makes a shocking discovery about the brain.