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High-Tech Assistive Technology for the Blind

Department of Services for the Blind (DSB) Employment Services (w/ Audio Description)

Disabilities in Old, Young Studied in Developing Nations

Motion Disabled - English - Audio Description

An information revolution for the blind | Maryanne Diamond | TEDxPlaceDesNations

Famous People with Disabilities Slideshow: blindness/low vision

Building Disability Literacy, One Brick At a Time

Last month Lego announced that it would release its first-ever Minifigure in a wheelchair. "This is more than just about sales figures or disability access, it's about changing cultural perceptions. It's about brands such as Lego using their vast power of influence to positive effect," wrote …

Bill Gates will invest as much as $2 billion in new clean energy partnership

On Monday, Bill Gates will announce one of the largest clean-energy partnerships in history, according to a new report in ClimateWire. The partnership will be focused on researching and deploying new sources of carbon-free energy, funded by billions of dollars from Gates and other philanthropists. …

Energy

Miners left reeling as copper price crashes

Prices hit a six-year low last week but the metal’s versatile properties augur well<p>A few years ago, copper theft in the UK was such a problem that BT had to douse cables in an invisible liquid that glowed green on criminals’ hands when cast under a special light.<p>The metal is valuable for its …

Viruses Can Be Genetically Modified To Transmit Energy

Viral solar panels could be most efficient ever<p>Plants absorb sunlight and convert it to energy with nearly perfect efficiency—none of the energy goes to waste. Electrical engineers are always striving for that kind of efficiency, but nowhere is it more pronounced than in solar panels. Even the best …

Kota suicides: In this coaching hotspot, stress snuffs out lives | education | higher studies

Sohanlal Sirvi had just returned home for lunch from his farm when he got a call from Kota in south Rajasthan that his 17-year-old son, who was …

Students

20 Things Women with Amazing Abs Do Every Day

Make their tricks yours and flat abs should — in theory — follow.<p>Amazing abs are much easier to envy than to come by — and it's no secret that perfect abs take a whole lot of work. To get the core you want, just follow the daily practices of women with the strongest, flattest abs:<p>Carmel Rodriguez, …

Business News, India Stock Market, Personal Finance, IPO, Financial News Headlines

Potential buyers were not comfortable entering into a partnership with government.<p>Petrol diesel prices today: Petrol and diesel prices in India, …

Wealth disparity of astonishing proportions - Chart of the day 15 October 2015

This chart shows claim settlement ratio of life insurance companies... Read On<p>This chart shows the top 5 countries in terms of improvement in HDI …

Insurance

China’s middle class has overtaken the US’s to become the world’s largest

China has crossed another economic threshold. The country’s middle class reached 109 million this year, and overtook the US’s for the first time ever, according to a Credit Suisse report released Oct. 13.<p>Since 2000, China added 43.4 million middle class adults, while the US added just 22 million, …

Demographics

Ancient Rome & China: Five Examples of their Relationship

In honor of Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year (February 19th), I wanted to write a post on the relations between Ancient Rome and China. I did not …

Business News, India Stock Market, Personal Finance, IPO, Financial News Headlines

Tightening of H-1B work visa norms by the US is likely to put cost pressures on the Indian IT services firms and impact their margins due to increase …

Bank of England keeps rates steady, sees soft inflation outlook | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England showed no sign it was close to raising interest rates as it voted once again to keep them at a record low and said the outlook for inflation in coming months looked weaker than it previously thought.<p>Bank of England Governor Mark Carney speaks at a dinner at …

How the Reserve Bank is redrawing India’s banking landscape

<b>Mumbai:</b> Budhilal Verma has been driving an autorickshaw in Mumbai since 1996 after leaving his village in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh in …

India

In banking, more innovation will come out of India

<b>Singapore:</b> India is the place to be in for banks at this moment. Indeed, the country poses many challenges, but they are far outweighed by the …

Get this: Americans ARE spending their gas savings

The average American driver saved $360 this year on gas -- nearly a dollar a day. So what are people doing with that "extra" money?<p>Americans claim they have been saving it, but that may be a fib.<p>When the JPMorgan Chase Institute looked at people's actual bank account records, they found that about …

Wealthy resume hunt for properties in paradise

Luxury home-buying in the Caribbean is bouncing back this year, with real estate agents citing the improved economic picture in the U.K. and U.S., a …

UK luxury real estate seen surging on Tory win

Real estate and property development companies cheered as the ruling Conservative party triumphed in the polls on Friday, news that put paid to fears …

Youth unemployment crisis is ‘far from over’: ILO

Global youth unemployment rates may be making a "mild recovery" but only a fraction of young adults are looking forward to good career prospects, the …