A purportedly blind skater from Japan has become a social media sensation after videos of him doing impressive skateboard moves emerged online.
A blind Japanese sailor successfully completed a two-month voyage across the Pacific Ocean last weekend.
Mitsuhiro Iwamoto, 52, who is based in San Diego, left the city on Feb. 24 aboard his 12-meter (40-feet) yacht Dream Weaver.
Wu Yuxia, a 60-year-old widow from Dangui, Sichuan province, China has provided round-the-clock care for her severely disabled neighbor, Liu Siqiang, for more than three decades now.
The 56-year-old bedridden Liu, who lost his mother while he was only six and his father at 10, was struck by a debilitating disease that left him blind and deaf back when he was still in his teens, according to Thecover.cn via South China Morning Post.
A nearly-blind man won a national competition for stand-up comedy in Japan.
Yutaro Hamada, 28, took home 5 million yen ($47,000) after winning the final round of the 16th R-1 Grand Prix in Tokyo on Tuesday.
A 21-year-old, self-employed woman from Dongguan, China, lost vision in her right eye after playing mobile games for a whole day.
The young woman, who goes by the pseudonym Xiao Wu, was rushed to the hospital on October 2 after she felt a weird sensation in her eye the night before, according to news.yzz.cn.
The students from the City College of Kunming University of Science and Technology, Yunnan Province, are calling the helmet “Eye See”.
A Subway sandwich outlet in New York has issued an apology after it received criticism for reportedly turning away a blind customer just because he brought his guide dog.
The customer, a local musician named Milton Kuna, told NBC NY that he was with his seeing-eye dog Nash when he visited the sandwich restaurant’s shop on North Main Street in New City, New York on Monday night. He claimed that he was turned away by the store’s staff who told him that dogs of any kind weren’t allowed.
It’s hard for a blind 5-year-old Japanese boy, Hibiki Sakai, to play video games because of his condition. However, he finds joy in playing a specific Nintendo game and thanked the giant game company for it.
A Twitter user under the username of “kentarock1020” recently posted a heartwarming photo of a letter his son, Hibiki, sent Nintendo. In the letter, the 5-year-old boy said:
Despite being legally blind, this Google employee commutes to work each day from New Jersey to his office in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. Jack Chen, Google’s legal counsel, makes his way through two train stations, the subway and the chaotic sidewalks of Manhattan to get to his office.
Chen told Bloomberg in an interview: