Improving Color Vision with Red Light
Staring at a deep-red (or near infrared) light source for about three minutes can improve color vision in the elderly. I didn’t realize color vision decreased with age, but it’s good to know there’s something simple that could help. Here’s more from the Good News Network.
Shell Oil Scraps Plans for Oilfield in the British North Sea
Shell Oil has decided not to pursue development of an oilfield off the Shetland Isles of the British North Sea. Read more about the significance of this environmental victory in this article from Retuers.
Free Rapid at Home Test Kits for Covid in US
To reach uninsured Americans and those on Medicare or Medicaid, the Biden administration will send 50 million at-home tests to 20,000 federal sites around the US to be handed out for free. This good news is part of a new nine-point plan as reported here by ABC News.
Safter Traffic Light Poles on the Way in Australia
University of South Australia’s Dr. Mohammad Uddin is working on an energy absorbing, flexible streetlight pole that will reduce damage and injuries. Hopefully the new design will be in use by next year and eventually become the standard. Here’s more from the Good News Network.
Customer Helps Dunkin Drive Through Single Mom Get a Home
Ebony Johnson has been working the drive thru at a Dunkin’ Donuts in Ohio for three years. Daily customer Suzanne Burke got to know her well over those three years and appreciated Ebony’s “amazing customer service.” When Suzanne noticed Ebony was missing and found out she and her children had been evicted, she found organizations that helped the family find a home. Ebony said she’d been praying to be at home before Christmas. Watch the reaction:
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