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TIL: a 13 yr old who made a Braille printer out of Legos after discovering that millions of blind people in developing countries buy Braille devices that cost $2K and weigh 20 lbs. His prints Braille from computers to paper using raised dots instead of ink, weighs a few lbs, and costs only $350.

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TIL: a 13 yr old who made a Braille printer out of Legos after discovering that millions of blind people in developing countries buy Braille devices that cost K and weigh 20 lbs. His prints Braille from computers to paper

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Are blind people more likely to be bisexual?

Are blind people more likely to be bisexual? submitted by MUSICEATPEOPLE [link] [61 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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Are blind people more likely to be bisexual?

Are blind people more likely to be bisexual? submitted by MUSICEATPEOPLE [link] [55 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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Are blind people more likely to be bisexual?

Are blind people more likely to be bisexual? submitted by MUSICEATPEOPLE [link] [52 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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Are there any cell coverage maps suitable for color blind users?

Are there any cell coverage maps suitable for color blind users? All the ones I've looked at (from the carriers) are unusable. If there isn't one specifically for this purpose can I try and change the stylesheet or something to

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TIL a blind man was kicked off a US Airways flight after his service dog repositioned itself several times during a 2 hour delay. The passengers demanded that he be let back on and the flight attendant responsible be kick off instead. The flight was eventually canceled.

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TIL a blind man was kicked off a US Airways flight after his service dog repositioned itself several times during a 2 hour delay. The passengers demanded that he be let back on and the flight attendant responsible be kick

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YSK if you can see your own car in your side-view mirrors, then you have a blind spot. Use SAE-style instead.

YSK if you can see your own car in your side-view mirrors, then you have a blind spot. Use SAE-style instead. Most drivers have their side view mirrors adjusted so they can see the side of their own car. This

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YSK That most people who are blind can actually see to some extent

YSK That most people who are blind can actually see to some extent For some reason many people get personally offended if they see a blind person (usually identified by their white cane) who doesn't appear to be "acting blind".

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TIL Japanese beer cans have “alcohol” in braille on the top of can to prevent the blind from accidently buying beer.

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TIL Japanese beer cans have “alcohol” in braille on the top of can to prevent the blind from accidently buying beer. submitted by name_with_a_y [link] [274 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL Mr. Rogers made a point of mentioning out loud when he was feeding his fish after he got a letter from a family whose blind daughter asked him to do so, because she couldn’t tell if the fish were being fed.

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TIL Mr. Rogers made a point of mentioning out loud when he was feeding his fish after he got a letter from a family whose blind daughter asked him to do so, because she couldn’t tell if the fish were

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