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dbvictoria:

UCSD surges into wearable tech market

UC San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering has been developing a telescopic contact lens that’s meant to help with a variety of eye problems, including age-related macular degeneration. Researchers say the center of the lens allows for normal, non-magnified vision. The telescope on the periphery of the lens magnifies images 2.8 times.

dbvictoria:

UCSD surges into wearable tech market

UC San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering has been developing a telescopic contact lens that’s meant to help with a variety of eye problems, including age-related macular degeneration. Researchers say the center of the lens allows for normal, non-magnified vision. The telescope on the periphery of the lens magnifies images 2.8 times.

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Shit happened to Ferguson is happening in Hong Kong right now!

Students were just protesting peacefully for genuine democracy around Admiralty and Central, yet the police force used pepper spray, tear gas and violence to disperse the crowd. According to the protesters, the police even raided a first aid booth with pepper spray.

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I kinda want to get a tattoo of a raven since it’s Edgar Allan Poe season, but idk.

pbsthisdayinhistory:

September 28, 1948: Eleanor Speaks in Favor of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
On this day in 1948, United Nations delegate and former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt delivered a speech in Paris entitled, “The Struggle for Human Rights.” Her goal was to create a sense of unity among nations through the common principles of the Declaration, a document that she helped draft and approve. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was approved by the UN General Assembly that December.
Learn more about all the Roosevelts with preview videos from Ken Burns’s The Roosevelts.
Photo: Eleanor Roosevelt with the English version of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Wikimedia Commons

pbsthisdayinhistory:

September 28, 1948: Eleanor Speaks in Favor of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

On this day in 1948, United Nations delegate and former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt delivered a speech in Paris entitled, “The Struggle for Human Rights.” Her goal was to create a sense of unity among nations through the common principles of the Declaration, a document that she helped draft and approve. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was approved by the UN General Assembly that December.

Learn more about all the Roosevelts with preview videos from Ken Burns’s The Roosevelts.

Photo: Eleanor Roosevelt with the English version of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Wikimedia Commons

plantybabe:

Girls are such beautiful creatures but u only ever see a hot guy like once a blue moon on the 3rd last tuesday of july at exactly 12:35 or u miss it

toopunktofuck:

one of new jersey’s most famous confections, saltwater taffy, was invented because some asshole’s candy shop flooded and ruined all his taffy and he sold it to a child anyway and i think that pretty much says a lot about the overall cultural climate of new jersey