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Global Accessibility Awareness Day

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Accessibility and inclusive design create opportunities for two very important building blocks of life, education and employment. Education can lead to employment, employment can lead to financial stability, which can lead to independence, which can lead to the ability to make important life choices and vastly elevate an individual's quality of life.

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What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power

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What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power

Tracking a Haitian cholera outbreak, she describes how a lack of street addresses can be a matter of life or death. She points out that “about 70 percent of the world is insufficiently mapped, including many cities with more than a million people.” Adding that these are usually the planet’s poorest places, she quotes a Brazilian scientist who studied snake venom and observed, “Where there are snakes, there are no statistics; and where there are statistics, there are no snakes.”

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Truncated Domes Made From Living Concrete?

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Truncated Domes Made From Living Concrete?

For centuries, builders have been making concrete roughly the same way: by mixing hard materials like sand with various binders, and hoping it stays fixed and rigid for a long time to come.

Now, an interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Colorado, Boulder, has created a rather different kind of concrete — one that is alive and can even reproduce.

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Truncated Domes Depot Product Videos - Installation of Truncated Domes

Truncated Domes Depot Product Videos - Installation of Truncated Domes

Truncated Domes Depot Product Videos

View videos of our products including installation instructions for self-adhesive truncated domes mats, surface applied truncated domes tiles, and cast-in-place truncated domes tiles.

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Two Blind Brothers Taking Care of Business

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Two Blind Brothers Taking Care of Business

For Bradford and Bryan Manning, AKA Two Blind Brothers, the business idea began with a coincidence. “In 2016 I had just moved to Manhattan with my job selling banking software, and my brother, Bradford, was showing me around downtown," explains Bryan. "At one point we wandered into Bloomingdales, and that’s when we got separated.” Here Bradford picks up the story: “We finally caught up with each other outside the store. We both had shopping bags…and inside each was the exact same t-shirt. Same color, same design, the very same fabric.”

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