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Wannabe urban gardeners, how about this indoor farm to get you started?

Wannabe urban gardeners, how about this indoor farm to get you started? The Altifarm is a modular solution for wannabe urban gardeners that lets you grow vegetables and herbs year-round, inside your apartment.If your apartment doesn’t let in much natural light, the Altifarm also offers a low-power light pack that provides all the necessary light wavelengths to get your greens growing fast.

New research suggests that we can kill bacteria with some blue or purple light

New research suggests that we can kill bacteria with some blue or purple light But there is new research that suggests that certain visible light, namely violet light, could kill the salmonella bacteria in your refrigerator, rendering the contents of your fridge safer for consumption.In a new report in the American Council on Science and Health, scientists from Singapore have applied violet light for fridge-disinfecting purposes.

It’s ‘The Dress’ all over again — these strawberries aren’t really red

It’s ‘The Dress’ all over again — these strawberries aren’t really red Strawberries are red, violets are blue but there are no red pixels in this viral image of a strawberry pie.Yes, it’s “The Dress” all over again, only this time, everyone is seeing the same (wrong) thing.

Hit the slopes in comfort and style with the best ski and snowboard googles you can buy

Hit the slopes in comfort and style with the best ski and snowboard googles you can buy After your boots and bindings, a solid set of goggles is arguably your most important piece of gear.Fortunately, the 2016/17 winter season has brought boatloads of awesome new innovations in goggle technology to the ski and snowboard world.

Brighten up your outdoor parties with these snazzy solar-powered LED lights

Brighten up your outdoor parties with these snazzy solar-powered LED lights Summer’s already on the horizon and if you’re the outdoor type you may just be starting to sketch out plans for outdoor parties, whether in the yard, on a beach, or in some far-flung spot that you haven’t even thought of yet.Lighting such soirées can be a pain in the proverbials when the sun goes down, but an increasing number of reasonably priced solar-powered solutions have hit the market in recent years.

Green light makes rats more tolerant of discomfort, study finds

Green light makes rats more tolerant of discomfort, study finds “I used to recommend some NSAIDs for him, but on many occasions he declines,” Ibrahim told Digital Trends.” After sharing his idea with some colleagues, Ibrahim decided to test the effect of green light on rats.

Fotodiox keeps its cool with PopSpot, a tiny Fresnel light that doesn’t get hot

Fotodiox keeps its cool with PopSpot, a tiny Fresnel light that doesn’t get hot Frensel continuous lights allow photographers and videographers to control how the light falls, but they tend to be bulky and most run hot.Lighting and accessory company Fotodiox Pro, however, is reimagining the Fresnel with an LED the size of a soda can that runs cool.

We took the Mule Light V2 on an overnighter in the woods to put its illumination to the test

We took the Mule Light V2 on an overnighter in the woods to put its illumination to the test I found the level of illumination from the rechargeable Mule Light V2 to be impressive.The Mule Light V2 has a three setting (high, low, and strobe) 300 lumen spotlight and attachable red lens filter.

Brilliant retroreflective sunglasses bamboozle facial-recognition algorithms

Brilliant retroreflective sunglasses bamboozle facial-recognition algorithms There’s a new set of spectacles on Kickstarter that might help you bamboozle even the most sophisticated facial-recognition tech.The Eko shades, as they’re called, are rimmed with a type of retroreflective material that bounces light back to exactly where it came from.

Making mixed reality more real, Avegant’s Light Field tech sharpens up AR

Making mixed reality more real, Avegant’s Light Field tech sharpens up AR Unlike virtual reality, which can suck in users with a unified virtual world around them, augmented reality devices need to look real in the context of the real world.Perhaps that’s why when we first tried the Microsoft Hololens augmented reality headset a couple of years ago, we still felt it needed some work.

How to shoot cinematic headshots on a budget

How to shoot cinematic headshots on a budget The cinematic headshot is one of those niches that has been steadily growing in popularity thanks to its more punchy look.For photographers looking to get into shooting cinematic headshots, one of the key aspects is the lighting.

YouTube tutorial shows how to shoot interior photos worthy of design magazines

YouTube tutorial shows how to shoot interior photos worthy of design magazines If you have ever attempted to take interior images of your living space, then you likely know that it’s often difficult to get great results.Luckily, we found a killer tips video for you from the team over on the Mango Street Lab YouTube Channel.

Use aluminium foil, color gels to create this incredible bokeh wall effect

Use aluminium foil, color gels to create this incredible bokeh wall effect Is a roll of aluminum foil and some color gels inexpensive enough for you?You then point your light at the foil, place your color gel over the light, and take some shots.