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See the performance, not the disability, when Warrior Games come to Tampa

Posted by on Jun 17, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on See the performance, not the disability, when Warrior Games come to Tampa

Source: Tampa Bay Times TAMPA — You’ll see the blade of a prosthetic leg, rapidly striking the surface in support of a runner. You’ll see wheelchairs colliding into each other in support of parapalegics. You’ll see amputees swim faster than you ever imagined, and people do more with one arm than some can with two. But if you only see the technical tools these athletes use in competition, if you see their disabilities instead of their abilities, you won’t really see the Department of Defense’s Warrior Games when they launch Friday in Tampa...

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It’s Time for a National Museum of Disability

Posted by on Oct 30, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on It’s Time for a National Museum of Disability

Source:  New York Times/September 05, 2018 By Elianna Gerut, Sarah Levin, Daniel Rabinovitz, Gabe Rosen and Ben Schwartz The authors are 12th graders at Gann Academy in Waltham, Mass. WALTHAM, Mass. — Like most high school students, we have spent years studying American history — from the cultures of the Native Americans to the Revolutionary War, right up to the 21st century. Yet when we look closely at the story of who we are as a nation, we find little, if anything, about the history of people with disabilities. This is not surprising. The extent of what most Americans know about...

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2019 Ford F-150 Raptor getting new high tech tricks

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor getting new high tech tricks

Source: By Gary Gastelu | Fox News The 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor is getting some new technology aimed at proving you don’t have to crawl before you can fly because you can do both in it anytime you want. The high-performance off-road pickup will come with an updated set of Fox Racing internal bypass shocks fitted with a computer-controlled solenoid it calls a Live Valve that constantly adjusts their overall stiffness to get the most out of the nine stages of passive damping they already have. To continue reading please click here...

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BBC News: Actor’s disabled son told to leave theatre show

Posted by on May 4, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on BBC News: Actor’s disabled son told to leave theatre show

Source:  BBC News / May 03, 2018 A disabled man was asked to leave a theatre show his father was acting in when an audience member complained because he was making noises. Harry Boniface, 25, was watching Into the Woods at The Swan Theatre in Worcester, the Worcester News reported. Martin Boniface said his son is non-verbal and has “profound and multiple” learning difficulties. The theatre said it is “devastated” and would have dealt with it appropriately if it had been aware. Harry, who communicates with sounds and signing, was making animal noises during the first...

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Watch Tesla Autopilot automatically merge into another lane in a construction zone

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Watch Tesla Autopilot automatically merge into another lane in a construction zone

Source:  Electrek / Fred Lambert  – Apr. 20th 2018 6:06 am ET The news about Tesla Autopilot lately has mainly been about the driver assist system’s limitations and it is certainly important to talk about those, but the system has also been improving quite significantly with recent updates and it’s fun to take a break and look at those improvements too. It can now handle increasingly more complicated road situations as we see it now being able to merge into another lane in a construction zone. To continue reading and to watch the video please click here >>>>...

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