Harsh LED city lights associated with serious health problems, including vision loss and unnatural sleep patterns-1

Harsh LED city lights associated with serious health problems, including vision loss and unnatural sleep patterns

Ever since its invention back in 1962, LED light has been lauded for its cost-effective and energy-saving credentials. According to a report by the American Medical Association (AMA), however, light-emitting diodes might be exacerbating certain health problems that city dwellers commonly suffer from. The bright, bluish glow of these lights has been known to cause…

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The ‘Ghost Ship’ fulfills the fantastical scope of an entire 17th century ship projected with water

A water-made Flying Dutchman? Well, the 'Ghost Ship' installation from Romanian architecture studio visualSKIN pertains to this otherworldly ambit, with the entire display 'floating' on a canal in Amsterdam. In case you are wondering - the ship embodiment was achieved by projecting water in two curtains. This dual scope of layering endowed the final illusion…


History






Architecture

Building Skyscrapers Inside Rotted Giant Sequoias To Keep Them Upright-1

Building skyscrapers inside rotting giant sequoias to keep them from toppling over

Fast-dwindling giant sequoia population has four South Korean designers turning to an incredibly creative solution: building skyscrapers inside hollowed-out trunks to keep rotting trees from toppling over. Aptly named Tribute: The Monument of Giant, the project is intended to educate people about this wondrous, now-endangered species, which is commonly believed to be the largest living…

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Science and Tech






Geek-o-polis

This Batmobile-esque Behemoth Is NASA's Latest Mars Rover Concept-1

This six-wheeled Batmobile-esque behemoth is NASA’s latest Mars rover concept

NASA’s latest concept rover is a sleek, six-wheeled behemoth that looks uncannily similar to the Batmobile. Recently unveiled at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, the futuristic vehicle of four boasts a detachable laboratory that could branch out to look for alien life on Mars. Built to inspire inventive rover designs for the space agency’s…

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