The Strange, Sad Story of the Army's New Billion-Dollar Camo Pattern

After nearly a decade, multiple false-starts, and many billions of dollars, the Army has finally chosen a new camouflage for its troops. Except it's not exactly new. It was originally developed back in 2002. And it looks a whole lot like one of the patterns that the Army was in talks to adopt from an independent… » 8/07/14 10:30am 8/07/14 10:30am

Reveal Projects Gently Moving Shadows, Looks Real

Professional lighting designers know about throwing a pattern of light on a wall, using what they call a cookie (cucalorus), a metal pattern slipped into a holder just next to the projected light. Now, Reveal projects a stationary pattern of a window onto the wall, and it also makes a shadow of trees move as if… » 2/12/07 12:12pm 2/12/07 12:12pm