blindness

4.11.19

Blind People Can Struggle to Understand Memes, So They Made Their Own

Screen-reading software allows visually impaired people to use the internet, but it hits a wall when it comes to memes.

4.10.18

How Dating Works When You're Living with Blindness

YouTuber and motivational speaker Molly Burke gave us the ins and outs of attraction for people without sight.

2.15.18

What Growing Up as a Black Albino Taught Me

You aren't your disability.

11.23.16

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Blind Person

"I'm obviously not the kind of guy who spends a lot of time sightseeing when I'm on vacation."

9.6.16

Does Pornhub's Porn for the Blind Actually Work?

Visually impaired users speak to the difficulties inherent in making erotica for the blind, well, erotic.

8.19.16

My Life As a Blind Man in Prison

All day long I think about how many steps I take, and what I have to do next.

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8.10.16

Finally, There's a Comic Book Store for the Blind

Comics Empower sells and makes in-house audio adaptations of comic books for the blind and visually impaired.

7.29.16

Dancing in the Dark: What’s Nightlife Like For Young Blind People?

"Most of my friends don't let our disability get us down. We conquer it."

6.30.16

What It's Like to Go Completely Blind in Your 40s

When theologian John Hull went completely blind, he kept a series of diaries to remind him of life before he was plunged into darkness. A new film explores how he began to make sense of the world again.

6.23.16

Squinting at Your iPhone in Bed 'COULD' Make You Kind of Blind for a While

If you squint at your iPhone with one eye in a dark room, there's a chance you'll go blind for ~15 minutes. SCIENCE.

4.8.16

What It's Like to Dream When You're Blind

Hearing other people talk about a dream they had is usually pretty boring, but not when the dreamer is blind.

2.22.16

We Investigate the Weed Industry's Corporate Takeover on the New Episode of 'VICE' on HBO

Watch the trailer for this Friday's episode from season four of our HBO show, airing February 26 at 11 PM.

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