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Are Cartoons the Key to Good Vision?

We've made it a point to emphasis monitoring your child's screen time. It's a fact, too much exposure to the screen is not good for your vision in the long-term. But this latest bit of research has us curious. Early tests show that cartoons can be a excellent way to help your child battle the …

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A Colorful Photographic X-perience

Artist Roy Livingston is giving the world a new look at classic design. He has used electromagnetic radiation to reveal a unique, colorful reality lying under the surface of seemingly simple, inanimate objects. His series X-Ray Visions looks more like a psychedelic candy shop than an art exhibit, but we loved the visual nonetheless! According to …

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The Color of Sound

Ever wondered what a color sounds like? Weird question, right? Not for Neill Harbisson. Neill describes himself as the world's first legally recognized cyborg. And while that claim may sound a bit far-fetched, it makes much more sense once you let him describe his self-created  technological "upgrade". Neill was born with achromatopsia, a hereditary vision disorder affecting 1 …

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It’s a Colorful Life

Meet Concetta Antico, Australian born impressionist artist who now resides in Los Angeles, CA.  Concetta has established herself as a well-known artist and instructor. She is known for her vibrant and extremely colorful work, but there is more to Concetta than meets the eye, literally. In December of 2012, it was discovered that Concetta was …

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Life Through a Whole New Lens

Sixteen years. That's how long it had been since Carmen Torres last laid eyes on friends and family. But thanks to a revolutionary new procedure, she is now seeing the world through a whole new lens. Literally. Well, sort of. The Florida resident is the first recipient of what the University of Miami is calling …

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The Evolution of the Eye

This short video from the folks at TedEd does an incredible job summing up just how incredible the human eye really is. Take a few moments to sit back and appreciate the years of evolution that have gone into giving you your current view of the world around you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrKZBh8BL_U It's incredible when you look at …

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A See-Through Truck?

There's nothing more frustrating than being stuck behind a huge 18-wheeler when you're in a hurry to get somewhere. And no matter how far you crane your neck, it is IMPOSSIBLE to get a good view of oncoming traffic. So, there you are, destined to follow that semi truck going juuuust under the speed limit …

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No Color in the Ancient World?

Take a moment and think back to summers as a child; bright sunny days lounging by a pool or hiking deep into the woods, evenings spent riding your bike down to grab a snow-cone or catch a movie. Now imagine these priceless memories devoid of color. No brilliant blue sky or green canopy of trees. …

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Technology Makes Contact

For a while now, we’ve been following the updates Google has been making to their Smart Contact Lens technology. As always, it's pretty impressive stuff from Google X, the search giant’s semi-secret research and tech arm. In late March, it was announced that Google had been granted a patent by the U.S. patent authorities to make the …

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Your Face Could Be Gone in a Flash

Thanks to a revolutionary idea from DJ Chris Holmes, Betabrand designer Steven Wheeler has created a new hi-tech clothing line made with glass nano spheres that makes people's faces disappear. The light-reflecting creations, called the Flashback Collection, causes interesting photo effects when using a camera flash. The fabric has been coined “Paparazzi-Proof” because it blows …

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