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How Doris Day and Miss Clairol Helped Jews Join the Mainstream
A few months ago, I happened across a reference to the late 19th century notion that the Jews suffered disproportionately from colorblindness.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
"The Surger!" by Julian Vaca SPOTLIGHT: Fans of "Harry Potter" and "Percy Jackson" will love the story of 13-year-old Finley McComb who has just been invited to a surging prep school, but there's one problem: he's not a surger, meaning he can't summon superhuman gifts from electricity."
Sat Mar 08, 2014
High School Student's Google Chrome Extension Aids Color Blind Users
Roughly 7% of the world's population is color-blind. New research from 17-year-old Animesh Tripathi is looking to make digital viewing more accessible for these individuals.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Disabled Athlete From NJ Will Compete In Winter Games
Imagine driving 55 miles per hour, blindfolded, with someone telling you when and where to turn.
Naples Daily News
Style Savvy: The importance of color in your wardrobe
Color makes or breaks the way you feel every day of your life. When you are wearing the right color, you look young, your skin glows and you look like you can take on the world.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
First principles of interaction design
"This is a huge revision. I expect I have made mistakes. Please leave corrections and suggestions in the Comments at the end.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Raw Story
Right-wing columnist urges GOP to abandon outreach: 'Colorblind conservatism' is futile
Disgraced conservative columnist John Derbyshire is urging the Republican Party to abandon its meager efforts to court voters who aren't racist white men.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Men's Health Pictures Slideshow: Embarrassing Male Body Problems
Most men have hair on their backs, whether it's just a little, or a lot. For men who wish to have a hairless back, there are many options available.
War Is A Crime
VIDEO: Class, Race, and War - Resistance Report One-Hour Pilot
Viewer support keeps this going. Fund with a one time donation or click here to become a monthly sustainer of Acronym TV Host Dennis Trainor, Jr. navigates a lively panel discussion with Nicole Carty , Julianna Forlano , and Joel Northam .
Thanks to Google's Project Tango, it won't take two for the visually impaired to navigate a room
In today's accessible technology roundup: Google is developing a new solution to indoor navigation, the BBC revises their mobile accessibility guidelines and another game goes color blind-friendly Google recently announced Project Tango , a prototype smartphone that uses cameras and robotics to track its motion in 3D.
Columbia Daily Herald
Seeing opportunity to help students
Riverside Elementary School third-grader Kevari Wilson used just one word to express the process of receiving his first pair of eyeglasses on Thursday.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Netroots Radio Presents: "The War We Make Inside"
I'm Special Agent DJ Justice ; Radio Host and Program Director for Netroots Radio.com; and I'm manning the dials, spinning the discs, warbling the woofers, putting a slip in your hip and a trip to your hop.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
New research conducted by an Indian high school student could help make visual content online more accessible to color blind users.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Obama outlines creation of rare black-focused program
After years of proclaiming his policies are color-blind, President Obama is establishing a program Thursday specifically to help young black men, whose fortunes have worsened since he took office.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Colorblind notion aside, colleges grapple with racial tension
A brochure for the University of Michigan features a vision of multicultural harmony, with a group of students from different racial backgrounds sitting on a verdant lawn, smiling and conversing.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Opternative Is The First Online Eye Exam That Writes You A Prescription
"Do I need glasses?" is a question you usually have to get an in-person eye test to answer.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Medical News Today
Color vision abnormalities found in 40 percent of older adults
Abnormal color vision increases significantly with aging - affecting one-half or more of people in the oldest age groups, reports a study in Optometry and Vision Science , official journal of the American Academy of Optometry.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Color Vision Problems May Get More Common In Elderly Age
Most of us anticipate our eyesight getting worse as we get older: blurred vision, the need for more light to see, the list goes on and on.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Press & Sun-Bulletin
No plans? Here's what to do this weekend
Don't let the slush and gray skies get you down! Get of the house this weekend; there's plenty to do! Here are some options: * Feel a connection with the late Nelson Mandela during a concert with the Soweto Gospel Choir, which is on a North American tour.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Miller: Future of the BCA uncertain
Charlie Strong was announced as Texas' first black head football coach on Jan. 6, and it felt like an event freighted with historical meaning.