Category Archives: Sci-Vi

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Eclipse Safety

All throughout your childhood, you were told never to look directly at the sun because it'll damage your eyes. Well, the same applies for solar eclipses. With the proper tools, however, you can view the eclipse safely with no worries of burning a crescent shape into your retinas. Though, according to NASA, more than 6,800 …

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Emojis: From the Phone Screen to the Big Screen

Since the late 1990s, the saying “I can’t express what I feel in words” has become less and less meaningful via instant messaging, thanks to the invention known as “Emojis.” The name “Emoji” actually derives from the Japanese words “e” (meaning “picture”) and “moji” (meaning “character”). Don’t you feel a lot more intelligent now that …

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Navdy: Your Digital Eyes on the Road

As technology becomes more prevalent, life becomes easier in many ways. Yet, it is becoming harder to stay focused and pay attention behind the wheel. Being able to see the road is only half the battle; you also have to choose to do so. Navdy is a startup for the digital age, and they're here …

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Welcoming Kodak Ektra

It seems like just about every company is making phones nowadays, whether it’s Google’s recent release of Pixel or Samsung’s (quite literal) backfire with the new Note 7. While Apple just recently released their iPhone 7 and 7 Plus with optimized camera settings like no other, now Kodak has decided to jump in with their …

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Glasses Go Social

While we typically tell you to ditch the lenses altogether, this time, we’re telling you the opposite. Kind of. Coming this fall, people will finally be able to, quite literally, walk in your shoes. And you, in your own, again and again! As shared in The Wall Street Journal, 26-year-old Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel announced the …

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A Future With X-Ray Vision

Though many of us hate to admit it, our eyes are somewhat limited as to what we can see. At least that’s the case for right now. Recent advancements in technology are revealing things that our eyes aren’t capable of viewing on their own. Edgar Degas, well-known nineteenth century artist, hid a secret enigma in the …

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Pokemon GO! : Yes, We Had To

Okay, okay. We couldn't help it! With all of the craze surrounding the new game Pokemon GO, we just had to weigh in. Unless you have been in a coma, living under a rock, or wandering in the wilderness for the last week, you have undoubtedly heard about this digital phenomenon that is gaining unprecedented …

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Harness the Power of NASA

Question: What's cooler than a super-high-tech lens that helps telescopes focus on objects in the far reaches of space? Answer: Knowing that the same technology is used to correct your vision when you get LASIK! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2U12h6udwE We've been saying it for years. nJoy Vision uses state-of-the-art technology when it comes to helping you correct your …

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Bye-Bye Google Glass!

OK. We've been known on this blog to get pretty excited, and some times a bit worked up, about technological advancements. But this latest development has us both thrilled and terrified at the same time. According to sonyalpharumors.com, Sony has recently patented a new kind of “contact lens camera” that gives us a glimpse into an …

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Time to Get Growing!

We've gone on record many times, telling our readers that their diet can have a direct influence on eye health. But if you won't take our word for it, how about trusting the findings of a public health researcher from Harvard University? According to Juan Wu, of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, …

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