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The team at Cymaspace creates cutting-edge technology that helps the hearing-impaired experience the thrill of music.
For most of us, music is a great unifier, an art form that brings people together from all walks of life. But what if you couldn’t hear the lyrics or the rhythmic tunes that bring meaning to some of our most complex feelings? Using cymatics, the science of visualizing audio frequencies, one deaf musician is making music accessible to the non-hearing world — and giving others a new way to engage with sound — altering the concert-going experience and creating new forms of communication and expression.
A new dad on the nightmare-inducing challenge of coming up with a timeless but fresh, cool but not too cool name for his son.
Amy Vilela lost her daughter when she couldn’t afford the medical bills. When her Congressman told her he wouldn’t support universal healthcare, Amy said, “I’m running.”
Cori Bush is a registered nurse, a pastor and a mom. After taking to the streets to protest police killings, she looked in the mirror and said, “why not politician, too?”
In early 2018, we introduced you to a bartender from the Bronx trying to pull off what many said was impossible. Here’s how AOC became the youngest woman ever elected to Congress.
Paula Jean Swearengin has seen West Virginia’s land exploited, its people fall ill, and its politicians do nothing. So she decided to do something herself.
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