The width of a bird's visual binocular field is partially determined by the size of the blind area in front of its head, according to a study published March 29, 2017 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Luke Tyrrell and Esteban Fernández-Juricic from Purdue University, USA.
In attempting to counteract the lies currently rebranded as 'alternative facts' and 'post-truth', the organizers of the US March for Science on 22 April reveal a blind spot for the afactual — the realm of narratives, norms and values that is not directly dependent on
By Viachaslau “Slava” Bortnik Amnesty International recently released a public statement raising the worsening human rights situation in Crimea marking three years under Russian rule since the Peninsula’s unlawful annexation in March 2014. Despite Amnesty’s call for human rights … Please continue reading.
Beware the relationship blind spots: seemingly harmless issues that can derail a marriage if you’re not careful. Pastor John Gray of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, has spent time counseling many married couples, and, as a married...Show More Summary
New research has identified a 'mean blind spot', which leaves organisations vulnerable to cyber attack – particularly in the months of April and October.
After the very long Blind Auditions stage of this veteran NBC reality series, it was time for the singers to go head-to-head on Monday night to come out as the best of the rest. Who never made much of an impact at this stage of theShow More Summary
Motorcycle accidents are, generally, terrifying. This one that happened this week on the I-880 southbound in Milpitas, California is no exception. Thankfully, the biker lived. Still, yikes. Read more...
Blind Spot is a range of own-label wines made for The Wine Society by Mac Forbes. They’re great value, and made in quite an elegant style. I like them a lot, although the Pinot Noir will be too volatile for some. The Garganega, especially, is really beautiful for the price. Blind Spot Garganega 2016 King Valley, [...]
JOSH KRAUSHAAR: Paul Ryan’s Political Blind Spot. “By pushing through an Obamacare replacement that has little support with the public or his caucus, he’s risking a major political backlash against the GOP.” The emerging mess over selling Ryan’s version of health care reform is exposing an unpleasant political reality for the fiscally responsible wing of […]
In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Lauren Groff, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...
Crude oil is falling again, after a momentary turnaround on Wednesday following the rate hike. WTI spot prices are down 0.39% to around $49 per barrel. United States Oil (USO) is down 0.24% and the iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return Index (OIL), down 0.46%. Show More Summary
Let the games begin! The Voice's blind auditions are over, and the 48 contestants now battling for the top spot in the 12th season of NBC's vocal showdown are in place. The four coaches now each have a dozen people on their squads --...Show More Summary
Why one polling expert sees lack of diversity as the most dangerous blind spot affecting corporate America today.
The final blind audition on this season's "The Voice" proved to be the best and one lucky coach didn't have to make a pitch. Chris Blue sang "The Tracks of My Tears" and was the last person chosen during the auditions for Season 12.
Adam Levine was just spotted in the Big Apple. As the blind auditions continue on tonight’s episode of The Voice Season 12, Adam Levine took a break from his Los Angeles responsibilities and headed to the east coast just in time forShow More Summary
Are you ready for another night of The Voice season 12 Blind Auditions and a fresh crop of singers looking to have their lives changed with the single turn of a chair? Coaches Adam, Gwen, Alicia and Blake each have less than 10 spots open on their teams. Show More Summary
Great piece by David Pogue: A few years ago, backstage at a conference, I spotted a blind woman using her phone. The phone was speaking everything her finger touched on the screen, allowing her to tear through her apps. My jaw hit the floor. Show More Summary
The coaches on The Voice are continuing to score more contestants on their teams for season 12. There are only a handful of spots left, but a few more of them were filled during night five of the Blind Auditions. BuddyTV participated in a conference call with the advancing artists from that night, and they shared their thoughts on the experience. Show More Summary
Micah Tryba, who hails from Wheaton, unintentionally caused a lovers quarrel on Monday's episode of "The Voice." Tryba sang Whitney Houston's "I'm Every Woman" in a blind audition to land on a mentor's team in the NBC singing competition. Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton, who are dating, signaled...
Demo Days are not the best way to help most entrepreneurs get the funding they need. And in the long run, they are not helpful for investors, or the broader ecosystem — in fact, they aggravate blind spots that investors already face. We need to rethink how we innovate, not just what type of innovation we’re looking for. Read More