MATERIALS USED/LISTED ON MY BLOG: http://bit.ly/1dIC88O ] As you know by now, I moved! You know what that means? Loads of decorating to do and post ...
Haidinger's brush is an entoptic phenomenon first described by Austrian physicist Wilhelm Karl von Haidinger in 1844.
Many people are able to perceive polarization of light. It may be seen as a yellowish horizontal bar or bow-tie shape (with "fuzzy" ends, hence the name "brush") visible in the center of the visual field against the blue sky viewed while facing away from the sun, or on any bright background when looking through polarized sunglasses. It typically occupies roughly 3–5 degrees of vision, about the same size as the tip of one's thumb held at arm's length. The direction of light polarization is perpendicular to the yellow bar (i.e. vertical if the bar is horizontal). Fainter bluish or purplish areas may be visible between the yellow brushes (see illustration)....
Home Style: Desk/Makeup Space It’s been a while since I posted about home decor. I don’t really know what to properly call this room but it’s basically a room full of my things. The rest of the room is basically the same but I changed my desk area and I am really happy with the result. This part of my room is brighter, less cluttered and more usable than it was before.
I don’t really know what to properly call this room but it’s basically a room full of my things. The rest of the room is basically the same but I changed my desk area and I am really happy with the result. This part of my room is brighter, less cluttered and more usable than it was before. I decorated in a thrifty manner because I didn’t want to spend a lot of money on furniture. Those two stores were my best bet at finding pieces that would work in my room and wouldn’t break the bank. Moving on to my actual room, I’ll start off with my desk area. The desk and shelf above were my latest furniture purchases and what changed this room.
via Extreme Tech]
2016 is turning out to be an amazing year for augmented reality Massively-funded (and hyped) startup Magic Leap is using a type of laser projection technology (also referred to as Virtual Retinal Display or VRD ... most AR advocates (including me) make the case that eventually AR will greatly outpace VR as a technology ... [...]
via Aiken Standard]
In case you missed it: Aiken Film Festival, Shooting at Cork & Bull Pub & United Way campaign Men and women dressed like rock ‘n’ roll musicians in sunglasses, jeans and T-shirts held placards shaped like vinyl records high in the air to display the final figure of $2,993,473. The stretch of warm weather Aiken has enjoyed for much of March ... [...]
String of thefts target eye care businesses in Vallejo Thieves are wanted for stealing thousands of dollars worth of high-end sunglasses and frames ... Bayside Family Optometry on Feb. 25 and proceeded to case the store for 20 minutes before grabbing display cases of Ralph Lauren and Gucci glasses. [...]
8pcs Sunglass Eyewear Mesh Leatherette Display Case Tray. Black / Blue Mesh You can still see all customer reviews for the product. I bought this and I'm glad I did. I was tired of having my different sunglasses in their individual cases, now they are stored in one place and at a quick glance I'm grabbing the pair I want instead ... [...]
The Train Man of Bend spent the past five days setting up his railroad, an annual display that opens Thursday at the Downtown Bend Public Library. He unpacked more than 60 boxes of toy trains and tracks — which he stores during the year inside a walk-in closet at home — and meticulously attached tracks across tables inside the Brooks Room. View More Each train chugs in the same direction to avoid head-on collisions. Different routes take the trains over bridges and swoop them through an...
On business trips, Pete Jameson gets odd looks from fellow airplane passengers when he's in his seat typing on a keyboard with no screen to be seen.But Jameson is looking at a jumbo-size display, thanks to augmented reality glasses that project images for his eyes only. His headset looks like slightly oversized sunglasses and what he sees is not visible to others.Jameson is chief operating officer of ODG, one of a host of companies pursuing the emerging market of augmented reality, or AR,...
The point of an emerging tech is that it needs to, at some point, hit the next plateau. The emphasis on when is less of a timeframe and more of a destination. Glancing at the significant trends (read emerging tech) from the past few Consumer Electronics Shows in Las Vegas, a few of the technologies have graduated, and a few are still waiting to grow.Augmented reality is one of those ready to move to the next step.The trend has been underscored by the popularity of virtual reality, something...