Behind The Scenes at the National Air and Space Museum: A Blending of Photography and X-Ray:An x-ray of Alan Shepard’s Apollo 14 spacesuit allows curators and conservators to “see” inside space clothing—a task that had previously been done by peering through the neck or the wrist with a flashlight.
“We hear a huge influx of people saying, ‘How can I get someone to help me create an infographic or a dashboard or an interactive visualization?’”
Regular readers of Springwise may remember The Girl Store which we covered last year — an initiative set up to address the disadvantages and lack of opportunities many girls and women face outside of the developed world. Now we’ve come across a new, interactive bus-stop ad that recently drew attention to the issue of gender inequality in a unique way. Trialled for two weeks last month in an Oxford Street bus stop, Plan UK’s ad used facial recognition software with an HD camera to determine whether a man or woman was standing in front of the screen, and then showed different content accordingly. READ MORE…
It’s widely known that many of your electronics continue to use electricity even after you’ve turned them off. Your home entertainment center is one of the worst offenders.
But, constantly turning the power strip on and off is a pain, and unplugging a DVR means it won’t record your favorite shows.
Belkin has come up with a great solution. It’s the Conserve Smart Energy-Saving Power Strip. For the about the same cost as other decent surge protectors, this one helps you solve the problem of vampire electronics.
It’s got a “master” plug that can be used for the tv. When you turn your tv on, it automatically turns on the other plugs to your receiver, blu ray player, etc. It also has two non-controlled outlets that will always stay on, which is great for the DVR.
Over time, this piece of tech is going to pay for itself plus more, and it’s good for the environment. I highly suggest you pick one up and give it a try.