Tag Archives: sunlight

Transitive Contact Lenses Will Likely Darken Your Eye Color

Good news for people who look like shit in sunglasses, but awful news for those who love their light eye color. These transition contact lenses are the first of their kind. They might someday eliminate the need for people with contacts to ever worry about toting their glasses around at all. There are surely some of you who have held ...

Read More »

Solar Donkey Kong Junior

This adorable solar toy is bound to entertain you for — an hour, tops. Still, it’s a neat little gizmo you purchase for 20 dollars and build yourself. It’s a solar powered monkey which climbs to its plastic heart’s content. When the monkey is placed in sunlight it’ll derive power from the sun enabling it to climb the rope, hand ...

Read More »

Arduino Lilypad: Oversized Robotic Arm Directs Plants To Window

Your house plants are withering. You have two options: put them out in the sun or build a gigantic robotic arm that takes up half of your living space. Lively plants at the cost of sleeping in the bathtub doesn’t sound too bad either. The Bartlett School of Architecture showcased their Experiments in Time exhibit, which included this steel monstrosity ...

Read More »

Fiberoptic lamp brings the sun inside

Sunlight is a commodity only now being fully realized for its gigantic magnitude of energy resources. In fact, The Cold Light fiberoptics don’t even the sun as a power source. The light gets transfered to an indoor-friendly fluorescent glow. On display at the Haus der Forschung in Vienna, a headlining institute in research science, the Cold Light system, called “0-24 ...

Read More »

UV Hawk Ultraviolet Sunlight Meter saves your skin (from cancer)

The number of skin cancer occurrences increases with every year, as does the fear of global warming. Wouldn’t it be nice to have some sort of meter around to let us know exactly when the suns rays are crisping us at an unhealthy level? Ta-da! The UV Hawk Ultraviolet Sunlight Meter does exactly that. It’s a portable meter you can ...

Read More »