Turning the brightness down doesn’t alleviate that, does it?
Recently, researchers have found evidence that suggests the colour temperature of one’s monitor can effect on your circadian rhythms, headaches, etc.
Obviously, it’s not a cureall, but it goes a long way to help. I’ve been using it for years, and it helps avoid headaches and other annoyances.
Here’s what f.lux has to say:
Ever notice how people texting at night have that eerie blue glow?
Or wake up ready to write down the Next Great Idea, and get blinded by your computer screen?
During the day, computer screens look good—they’re designed to look like the sun. But, at 9PM, 10PM, or 3AM, you probably shouldn’t be looking at the sun.
F.lux fixes this: it makes the color of your computer’s display adapt to the time of day, warm at night and like sunlight during the day.
It’s even possible that you’re staying up too late because of your computer. You could use f.lux because it makes you sleep better, or you could just use it just because it makes your computer look better.
It’s available for Windows, Mac, Linux, and iPhone/iPad.
just downloaded this and woahhh everything looks so neat and softer on my eyes
This is fantastic for a night owl like me.
Seriously though, what could be cooler than watching a video about lasers and blowing up things (in this case balloons)? Well, how about lasers, balloons, explosions, and a little science to go along with it.
So…what if you pointed a powerful red laser at a red balloon…would the balloon explode? What about a blue balloon?
…the answer may surprise you…
Watch it and find out!
(Video from the
Blue waves produced by bioluminescent phytoplankton: Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives, Florida Everglades, and Lakshadweep Islands off India.
BREATHTAKING OH MY GOODNESS
Holy- * A *
Source: National Geographic
Designer Issey Miyake, who’s explored the use of recycled materials in clothing design, debuts a line of flat-pack lamps made from recycled plastic bottles:
IN-EI, a new line of lamps created by the fashion designer Issey Miyake for the Italian lighting company Artemide, includes table, floor, ceiling and pendant lights. The collection, which is made from recycled PET plastic bottles, can be stored flat and expanded into three-dimensional forms without the use of internal frames.
The lamps will be available in the U.S. this fall.