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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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Handicap Parking Abuse: Why those living with disabilities are fed up

Posted by on May 23, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Handicap Parking Abuse: Why those living with disabilities are fed up

Source:  https://www.wwltv.com / May 16, 2018 LOCKPORT, La. — Danielle Gaubert and Andrea Gouaux grew up together in Lockport, La. As kids, they played softball together and splashed through the water in Grand Isle. As adults, they share tragedy. Gaubert was severely injured in a car accident 27 years ago. The crash killed her boyfriend and left Gaubert paralyzed from the chest down. “My hands are affected. You can see how they’re … ugly,” Danielle Gaubert said. “And I can’t move my legs. I can’t stand up or anything.” Andrea...

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Heroic amputee lost his leg but found something special

Posted by on May 7, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Heroic amputee lost his leg but found something special

Source:  Mitch Albom, Detroit Free Press ColumnistPublished 12:00 a.m. ET May 6, 2018 It’s coming on graduation season, but I’ve already heard the best commencement speech of the year. It wasn’t delivered in a cap and gown, over a microphone, or to the sound of applause. Instead, it came in a phone interview, with a somewhat tired high schooler who had been to his prom the night before. Sean English has had a heck of a senior year. Thirteen months ago, he and his parents were on their way to church for a school singing event, when they spotted a Jeep on I-96 that had flipped over with six...

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Legally blind boy takes on Little League: I just wanted to use a yellow ball

Posted by on May 2, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Legally blind boy takes on Little League: I just wanted to use a yellow ball

Source:  Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press | Published 6:01 a.m. ET May 2, 2018 | Updated 10:15 a.m. ET May 2, 2018 He’s legally blind because of albinism, so he used an easier-to-see, optic-yellow ball. No one complained. Not the coaches. Not the players. Not the parents. But then he made a Grosse Pointe/Harper Woods team that made it to a district tournament game in 2015. Ryan was lined up to pitch in the tournament when Little League found out about his yellow ball, and banned it from being used because it wasn’t approved and licensed by the league. “I couldn’t...

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Stephen Hawking’s ‘Gift for Timing’

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Stephen Hawking’s ‘Gift for Timing’

Source:  NY Times Stephen Hawking, the author of “A Brief History of Time,” had a remarkable gift for timing. He was born on the 300th anniversary of the death of Galileo. It was also a time when the Nazis were killing handicapped people. Yet during his lifetime, people with physical limitations were increasingly accepted and accommodated. As his amyotrophic lateral sclerosis progressed, computer technology did, too, allowing him to continue to contribute to our understanding of the universe. The development of general relativity and quantum mechanics opened the door to the study of black...

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