This Giant Rainbow Was Made With Tech That's Used To Study Exoplanets

It's not very often that the fields of advanced photonics and installation art meet. But in Amsterdam this week, visitors to the city's Central Station are getting a look at what happens when liquid crystal optic technology is used to something completely unscientific: Make public art. » 12/16/14 9:00am 12/16/14 9:00am

The beauty and scary power of Mother Nature in one GIF

Aw look, it's a rainbow. Maybe that means the rain is going to stop. Maybe that means the dark clouds are going away. Maybe it means we should go outdoors soon... NOPE. Maybe not. As these people were filming a rainbow, Mother Nature decided to blast out a lightning bolt right in their face. » 8/27/14 10:17pm 8/27/14 10:17pm

Luxeed is Rainbow LED Keyboard for Hippies, Those Who Can't Afford an…

We first showed you the rainbow-illuminated Luxeed LED keyboard » 8/05/08 5:34am 8/05/08 5:34am a year and a half ago, but then it was in Korean letter-style versions. Now it's got plain old Western characters and is on sale in the US. It's not quite in the same league as the legendary , sure, but with 430 LEDs embedded inside—each fully…