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Question Your World: Will Planes Ever Go Solar?

In July of 2016 a huge energy milestone was accomplished when the Solar Impulse 2 plane successfully ended its around the world trip without using a single drop of fossil fuel. While this is journey being celebrated around the world it’s also raising a lot of questions. So today let’s ask the big question that could one day impact how we visit relatives, make work trips, and plan our vacations.

Technology Helps Blind Individuals Prepare to Work

Technology allows people who are blind to do just about anything they want, according to Peggy Fields, Ph.D., Program Director for Rehabilitation Technology Services with the Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired (DBVI).

“I would have trouble imagining many jobs that a blind person, given the right technology and training, couldn’t do,” she said. What about driving a truck, she was asked? “Well, they’'re already testing self-driving cars.”

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