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In Miami Beach, architects have used light to highlight space, surface, and movement in these utilitarian spaces, creating the very best kind of architecture—functional and ennobling.

from My Modern Met

Glowing Giant Fish Made of Discarded Plastic Bottles

Big Fish by Rio + 20 via mymodernmet: Created out of discarded plastic bottles and illuminated at night with blue and red LED lights, this fish was an environmental statement at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio. #Installation #Fish #Green

Myelinated nerves. A section through myelinated nerve fibres and Schwann cells.Myelin (green) is an insulating fatty layer that surrounds the nerve fibre (axon, black), increasing the speed at which nerve impulses travel.


Surviving Tracy

Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn. One of my favorite books I read in 2012. I love her strong but damaged heroins.

from Daily Geek Show

Vous pourrez bientôt regarder des contenus multimédia à travers une lentille de contact

LED Lights Make Augmented Vision a Reality. University of Washington researchers have figured out how to implant semitransparent red and blue LED lights in contact lenses, for the purpose of receiving and displaying data in sharp visual images and video. This means wearers will literally be able to watch TV or view photos that are projected directly onto their eyeballs. Once miniature green LEDs are developed (and they’re in the works, as of now), full color displays will be possible.

The precise shade of rose used in that study, known as FL-41, was developed to block the type of flickering blue-green light emitted by fluorescent lamps. This and other bright lights and glare are among the most common migraine triggers, affecting 85 to 90 percent of migraine sufferers, a problem known as photophobia. In a 1991 study of children with migraines, the number of headaches per month in those who wore FL-41-tinted lenses for a four-month period decreased from six to fewer than…