Posts Tagged: light

Bottle, Water, Lights

Who though refraction of sunlight would power a low cost lighting revolution? Alfredo Moser’s invention, using an empty two-litre plastic bottle, some water and a black cap on the bottle is changing lives all over the world.

Hitting the snooze button could be piling on the pounds

There’s no excuse for ignoring your alarm clock anymore – some interesting research into morning light’s effects on our BMI. Northwestern University researchers found in their study that the earlier this light exposure occurred during the day, the lower individuals’ body mass index About 20 to 30 minutes of light in the morning can affect… Read more »

Starpath – spray on glow in the dark walkways

Here’s an eco solution to outdoor lighting, which, let’s be honest, is kind of like throwing money away most of the time. Starpath makes your walkways actually light up without having to plug it in. If you’re around Camebridge, you can see Startpath being used in Christ’s Pieces park.

Seaweed Light

Nir Meiri has developed a light made out of seaweed. Seaweed is essentially an algae and has been used throughout history; as food it is a rich source of iodine, in a medicinal capacity, seaweed has been used as wound dressings and of course, it is used in the health and beauty world as a… Read more »