Archive for May, 2010

Party Tricks with a Scientific Twist

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

This popular YouTube video shows 10 amazing science-based tricks that will be the hit of any party. The tricks are presented by Professor Richard Wiseman of the University of Hertfordshire in the U.K. 

You can find more tricks by visiting Professor Wiseman’s daily blog.

In Professor Wiseman’s illusion pictured below, what looks like spirals of blue and green are actually the same color.  The overlay of orange or magenta stripes tricks are eyes into seeing different shades:

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NOVOTHINK Surge Solar Charger Case

Saturday, May 08th, 2010

The NOVOTHINK Surge is a hybrid solar charger case that lets you use the energy of the sun to recharger your iPhone 3G or 3Gs.  This convenient solar charger solution lets you power up anytime you’re in the sun, whether walking, running, hiking or sun bathing.  It’s the perfect charger device for traveling and camping.  The durable, lightweight design provides full access to the iPhone touch screen to allow you to still use your phone while charging. 

The NOVOTHINK Surge is the first solar charger to be certified by Apple.  It’s available in a variety of colors and finishes.

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