US approves new headlights that won’t blind oncoming drivers

DETROIT — Anyone who has been temporarily blinded by the high-beam headlights of an oncoming car will be glad to hear that. US highway safety regulators are about to allow new high-tech headlights that can automatically adapt headlights to focus on dark areas of the road and avoid glare for oncoming drivers. The National Highway […]

Blind Abroad: Vaccinated, but Tests Positive on Travel to Europe

April DeMuth and her partner Warren Watson had just finished what they described as the perfect vacation in Greece when they took a coronavirus test at Athens airport. They had spent their days sipping coffee on their hotel balcony overlooking the Venetian windmills in Mykonos; driving on red sand beaches in Santorini; watching the Parthenon […]

White House Dispute Reveals Facebook’s Misinformation Blind Spot

“The suggestion that we don’t put resources to fight COVID misinformation and support the distribution of the vaccine is not supported by the facts,” said Facebook spokesperson Dani Lever. “Without a standard definition for vaccine misinformation and with both false and factual content (often shared by mainstream media outlets) potentially discouraging vaccine acceptance, we focus […]