Incredible Film of London Life Goes Back to 1890

Yestervid posted a video of the very early film footage of London, including a modern shots of the same location today. Also features maps carefully researched to show where the camera was. Arranged by location, 46 shots of classic footage with a twist and an inspiring soundtrack.

Creating a Sun-Powered Death Ray

Kevin Moore and Grant Reynolds from What Could Possibly Go Wrong?¬†on the Science Channel attempted to create a focused beam of light hot enough to melt bronze. To accomplish this goal, they will only use the lenses of old projection TV’s and the abundant light of the sun. Watch the video below.

Beautiful London Sunrise

Amateur photographer Ben Chan created this awesome video using a GoPro camera and a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter to captured his perfect footage of the sunrise over London. The video was shot on a Sunday morning around 6 AM. via: BuzzFeed

Solar Mirrors Reflect Sunshine Into Norwegian Town

A¬†three¬†large solar mirrors was¬†installed on the hillside of Rjukan, Norway¬†to¬†reflect light on the shady small town, which has never seen sunlight during winter¬†for¬†the past 100 years. The sun is so low in the sky it never reaches the valley ground, where the town actually is. The 183-foot solar mirrors are programmed to track the sun… Continue reading Solar Mirrors Reflect Sunshine Into Norwegian Town

Brazilian Mechanic Uses Plastic Water Bottle to Create Light

Brazilian mechanic,¬†Alfredo Moser¬†uses plastic bottle filled with water, bleach and the principle of refraction to light up dark rooms during the day.¬†He says his bottle lights illuminate a dark room like 40 and 60 watt light bulbs. Moser lamps have reportedly been fitted in over 140,000 homes in the Philippines where a quarter of the… Continue reading Brazilian Mechanic Uses Plastic Water Bottle to Create Light

Window Socket: Solar-Powered Plug Sticks To Window

The Window Socket¬†is a solar-powered charger that can be¬†attached¬†to a window and used as a standard plug.¬†Its a portable socket that gets its power from the sun rather than the grid. The charger stores energy and gives you up to¬†10 hours of use, after five to eight hours of charging. Its¬†designed to be as intuitive… Continue reading Window Socket: Solar-Powered Plug Sticks To Window

Video: Three Years of Sun in Three Minutes

NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO)¬†has released an incredible time lapse video that shows three years of the sun’s activity in just three minutes.¬†This video shows those three years of the sun at a pace of two images per day. SDO’s Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA) captures a shot of the sun every 12 seconds in 10… Continue reading Video: Three Years of Sun in Three Minutes

Re-Timer Glasses Help Overcome Jet Lag

The Re-Timer¬†is designed to realign your body clock to optimise sleep, assist shift workers, help frequent flyers overcome jet lag or even help you fight the winter blues. The Re-Timer device is the result of 25 years of research and development at Flinders University and more recently a joint venture with SMR Technologies. The Re-Timer… Continue reading Re-Timer Glasses Help Overcome Jet Lag