Mark Goldberg

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For a More Creative Brain, Travel

How international experiences can open the mind to new ways of thinking<p>There are plenty of things to be gained from going abroad: new friends, new experiences, new stories.<p>But living in another country may come with a less noticeable benefit, too: Some scientists say it can also make you more …

Creativity

Adventure. Redefined. | Adventure.com

Photographing Britain's wilderness 'hotels' (and the people who use them)<p>A country that doesn't exist: The twilight zone of Transnistria<p>India’s …

Adventure. Redefined. | Adventure.com

Photographing Britain's wilderness 'hotels' (and the people who use them)<p>A country that doesn't exist: The twilight zone of Transnistria<p>India’s …

Adventure. Redefined. | Adventure.com

How to make an award-winning adventure film (without budget or crew)<p>Inside Kong Lor Cave, Laos' real-life ‘Space Mountain’<p>Scared of flying? What’s …

Adventure. Redefined. | Adventure.com

Meet the George Town creatives striving to outshine their UNESCO heritage<p>The incredible life and times of Japan’s most influential artist<p>In search of …

This Glove Could Help Deaf-Blind People Communicate With Anyone, Anywhere

And the research behind it could change how we all interact with computers and with each other.<p>Michael Scaturro<p>On the hottest day of the summer so far in Berlin, Tom Bieling, a 32-year-old doctoral candidate, walked quickly down a corridor on the second floor of a science building mere blocks away …

Harry Potter star joins celebs giving thumbs-up to group’s sign language campaign

Daniel Radcliffe is among the celebrities giving a ‘thumbs-up’ this week to a campaign boosting deaf youngsters.<p>The Harry Potter star can be seen …

Mark Levin: Let’s eradicate the term ‘hearing impaired’

It started with a simple Facebook status:<p>“Please, please, puh-lease, eradicate the word ‘hearing impaired’ from your vocabulary and all those around …

Mexico Uses Deaf People to Monitor Surveillance Cameras

This clever pilot program has garnered international attention.<p>In the fall of 2012, the governor of Oaxaca, Mexico, decided to kill two birds with one stone. He hired 20 people who could not hear or speak to monitor footage from the state capital's 230 surveillance cameras. The move didn't just …

Has An Identity Crisis Immobilized The Field of Sign Language Interpreting?

<i>As the demographics of sign language interpreters change, rifts develop as products of privilege and cultural identity. Stacey Storme uses the lens</i> …

Leaders in deaf community want stricter interpreter laws

Leaders in the deaf community in Florida said the fake interpreter at Nelson Mandela's funeral shines a light on a big problem: unqualified …

Deaf Seahawks Fullback Derrick Coleman Stars in Terrific Duracell Commercial

Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman starred in this terrific commercial for Duracell that will even have New Orleans Saints rooting for the young man.<p>According to Ross Jones from FoxSports.com, Coleman has been deaf since he was three years old, and he requires hearing aids to make out noises …

SHARE: NAD and PepsiCo Tap Amber Zion to Bring ASL to Super Bowl XLVIII

National Association of the Deaf and PepsiCo Tap Amber Zion to Bring ASL to Super Bowl XLVIII

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- <b>The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) and PepsiCo</b> (NYSE:PEP) <b>announced today that after an extensive …

Pepsi

See Hear: Deaf workers in a hearing world

<b>A regular helping of news of interest to the deaf community, compiled by the See Hear team.</b><p>"Deaf people get information in far smaller chunks and it can be a problem for them to get promotions," says Moty Allshever, a sign language user from London who has established a company which helps fellow …

Behavioral Sciences

Clans, Cults and Tribes: From Family to Deaf Culture

The Berkeley Repertory Theatre, dedicated to provocation, has produced an excellent version of Nina Raine's <i>Tribes</i>. It might appear to be a play about an "issue," deafness in this instance. But it is a drama about the subject of drama since Greek tragedy, which is our inability to communicate with …

Siblings

'Mom, Please Help': FBI Probing Alleged Abuse of Deaf, Autistic Kids

The FBI is investigating the alleged abuse and neglect of vulnerable deaf and autistic children at a residential treatment center in Florida, NBC News has learned.<p>An exclusive NBC News investigation found that 10 different patients at NDA Behavioral Health System in Mt. Dora, Florida, also known as …

Yes, Sign Language Has Accents

American Sign Language isn't a translation of English. It's a language with its own grammar and idioms. Sign language speakers also have their own …

First-ever e-storybooks with sign language

A page from eMotion’s Goldilocks.<p>Eyal Rosenthal doesn’t expect to make a mint from his new eMotion Stories digital books in English and American Sign …

KnowThat?!, A Video Series Teaching Science Using American Sign Language

American Sign Language interpreters Austin W. Andrews and Jeremy Weston of Awti Productions partnered with the Texas School for the Deaf to create …

Deaf Jam | Sign Language Poetry | Independent Lens | PBS

Film Credits<p><b>Produced and Directed by</b><br>Judy Lieff<p><b>Co-Producer for City Lore</b><br>Steve Zeitlin<p><b>Editor</b><br>Keiko Deguchi<p><b>Sound Designer and Recording Mixer</b><br>Tom</b> …

Online Life

ASL & English Bilingual Ebooks and Apps

They keep coming: new ebooks and storybook apps that present stories in both American Sign Language (ASL) and English! Here’s a list of what’s …

Pronews 7 Investigates: Teaching the Deaf in AISD

Right now, the Deaf and American Sign Language (ASL) community is greatly concerned about the Amarillo Independent School District's (AISD) policy on …

A New Toronto Restaurant Is Dedicated To Employing Deaf Servers

"I felt he wasn't getting the service he deserved," Manikumar says. "He wasn't getting the personal touch."<p>So Manikumar, who has an MBA and 10 years of experience in the food industry, set out to create a restaurant where non-deaf customers would have to adapt to a deaf environment in a fun and …

Customers

Apps to help deaf, hearing people communicate more easily

When Lyft passengers get into Jibril Jaha's silver Honda, he suggests they speak into his Android phone so their words will appear on the smart watch on his wrist.<p>"I can't hear; I'm deaf," he says, enunciating carefully. "This is an app called I See What You Say, and it will let me read your words …

Ontario deaf students fighting for better education | The Star

The schools do hire teachers who have or “are working toward additional specialist qualifications in teacher students who are deaf or …

Translating sign language into TEXT: Deaf entrepreneurs develop a tablet case that interprets gestures

While 70 million deaf people use sign language as their mother tongue, not everyone has knowledge of the language so communicating can still be …

Language