Thursday, October 18

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What They’re Doing With 3-D Printers Will Change The Way Blind People Experience Art

What They’re Doing With 3-D Printers Will Change The Way Blind People Experience Art

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Millions of people from around the world flock to the finest art museums every year to experience the most incredible pieces that have ever been created. It's hard to stand unmoved in front of the works of Michelangelo, Dürer, Da Vinci, and Cassatt. It's hard to deny how seeing a piece like the Mona Lisa in person makes you feel.But people with visual impairments rarely get to partake in these experiences. They never get to analyze Monet's signature brush strokes, stare into the vast beauty of the Sistine Chapel's renowned ceiling, or count the swirling stars in Van Gogh's most famous nighttime scene. It's a reality that's as heartbreaking as it is ignored. But one team of artists and digital designers aims to solve that problem with a project called Unseen Art. ...
One Picture Of A Blind Baby No One Else Wanted Changed This Faily Forever

One Picture Of A Blind Baby No One Else Wanted Changed This Faily Forever

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Adoption is an amazing gift for both parents and children. It helps expand loving families and can save a child from a life lacking compassion or care. One baby in China named Primrose was struggling to find a forever home because she is blind. Born with congenital glaucoma, her eyes are silver in color. Chris and Eryn Austin, a couple from Georgia, never expected they would be traveling around the world to find the latest addition to their family, but the second they saw Primrose they knew she belonged with them. The Austins saw a picture of the baby girl and knew instantly they would cut through any red tape to get her home with them. Facebook / Eryn Roush Austin Beca...
Watch This Blind Man Draw Objects Based On What He Thinks They Look Like

Watch This Blind Man Draw Objects Based On What He Thinks They Look Like

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When you are born blind, you are faced with an incredible disadvantage. As much as we like to think that we live in an accessible world, life is unimaginably difficult for people who have to get through life without their eyesight. But even if they can't see, blind people come up with new ways to perceive the world around them with the help of their other senses. Take this man, for example. Watch what happens when he's asked to draw things based on what he thinks they look like. What an amazing experiment. Seeing how blind people learn to identify things around them is so interesting. This guy's sense of humor is pretty great, too! Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/blind-man-drawing/