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springwise:

This ring lets blind people read non-Braille books
One of the problems with Braille is that it’s typically printed in specialist books aside from the copies created for sighted people, meaning that those with sight difficulties can’t borrow their friends’ books and need to seek out the bookstores and libraries that cater for them. In the past, we’ve seen projects such as Thailand’sMr. Light and Mr. Dark — which uses special typography to enable the blind and non-blind to read the same book. Now the FingerReader initiative from MIT provides visually impaired readers with a wearable ring that can scan written text and read it out loud. READ MORE…

springwise:

This ring lets blind people read non-Braille books

One of the problems with Braille is that it’s typically printed in specialist books aside from the copies created for sighted people, meaning that those with sight difficulties can’t borrow their friends’ books and need to seek out the bookstores and libraries that cater for them. In the past, we’ve seen projects such as Thailand’sMr. Light and Mr. Dark — which uses special typography to enable the blind and non-blind to read the same book. Now the FingerReader initiative from MIT provides visually impaired readers with a wearable ring that can scan written text and read it out loud. READ MORE…


musicals-are-punk-rock:

support nonbinary people who aren’t completely androgynous

support femme trans men

support masculine trans women

just because someone doesn’t fit into the stereotype of their identity doesn’t mean they aren’t valid


keelx:

presentreign:

Everyone IN NY should read this

Everyone who wants to come to NY should read this

Everyone should read this if you’re thinking about NY in any way, shape or form.

Everyone should fucking read this


thereisanelementoffun:

Julie Andrews smiling and cheering up the world since October 1st of 1935.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JULIE ANDREWS!!! 


"Sophomore year: STOP discovering yourself."
— Upstairs at the Pub (via overheardatslc)

ka1ju:

I love this gif of mulder because it looks like he’s wearing heelies and is just really nonchalant about it 

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Constantly talking isn’t necessarily communicating.


newyorker:

A cartoon by Edward Steed. Take a look at more cartoons from this week’s issue.

newyorker:

A cartoon by Edward Steed. Take a look at more cartoons from this week’s issue.


allaboutmary:

Month of October, Month of the Rosary…

allaboutmary:

Month of October, Month of the Rosary…


anothermindpalace:

I hate the BBC


plasmidfever

anothermindpalace:

I hate the BBC

plasmidfever