BLIND

Attraction

Blind People Tell Us How They Experience Sexual Attraction

"My brain usually makes its mind up whether or not I like a person within five seconds."
Nick Chester
10.30.18
Sleep

This Is What It's Like to Have No Internal Clock

Completely blind people lack light perception, which can mess with their lives in more ways than just abnormal sleep patterns.
Hannah Flynn
11.13.17
accessibility

Toronto’s New Auditory ‘Beacons’ Will Help Blind People Navigate Downtown

They transmit navigation data directly to blind people’s phones.
Alison Motluk
9.12.17
tech

How Deaf People and Blind People Communicate With Each Other

From tactile signing to a whole list of phone apps.
Madison Margolin
12.1.16
10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask

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."
Wlada Kolosowa
11.23.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Blind Woman May Have Accidentally Lived with Her Son's Corpse for Decades

Authorities found a fully-intact skeleton lying on a mattress inside the woman's home—still dressed in socks, jeans, and a T-shirt.
VICE Staff
9.26.16
Stuff

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.
Alice Sanders
9.6.16
Life Inside

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.
Burl Washington as told to Christie Thompson
8.19.16
Stuff

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.
Robert Kingett
8.9.16
social enterprise

Inside a Mexican Cooking Workshop for the Blind

Destellos de Sabor (Sparks of Flavor) is a free cooking workshop that offers culinary training and new opportunities for people with disabilities.
Salomón García
7.8.16
Stuff

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.
Olivia Marks
6.30.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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.
Joel Golby
6.23.16
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