You know how it is: it’s late at night and you have to get up to pee, but you don’t want to wake up your partner by turning the room light on, so you blindly stumble across the room and trip, making a ton of noise and you wake them up anyway.
A London event called “Light Night” is all about bringing together dreamers, artists and engineers to build installations based which involve light. That’s always a recipe for awesomeness, but this year one team kicked things up a notch, by putting people among the stars.
Scientists at the University of Florida have figured out a way to create a super thin film which could turn any clear surface into a nightvision portal.
Using a technology similar to that found in OLED displays, the nightvision material uses seven layers of OLEDs, which are designed to react to infrared light wavelengths.
Here’s a great way to pimp out your bicycle without having to give it a metallic banana seat or stuffing those sparkly pom-pom things into your handlebars.
MonkeyLectric’s Monkey Lights snap onto the spokes of your bicycle and provide an amazing, colorful light show as you pedal through the streets at night.