Unlike most lifestyle articles, this one is clearly not in its correct category.
INVISIBILITY devices, long the realm of science fiction and fantasy, have
moved closer after scientists engineered a material that can bend visible
light around objects.
The breakthrough could lead to systems for rendering anything from people to
large objects, such as tanks and ships, invisible to the eye – although this
is still years off.
Researchers at the University of California at Berkeley, whose work is funded
by the American military, have engineered materials that can control light’s
direction of travel. The world’s two leading scientific journals, Science
and Nature, are expected to report the results this week.
Xiang Zhang, the leader of the researchers, said: “In the case of invisibility
cloaks or shields, the material would need to curve light waves completely
around the object like a river flowing around a rock.” An observer looking
at the cloaked object would then see light from behind it – making it seem
In the wake of science's discoveries, are we all prone to forget our moral compasses and do the wrong thing with new inventions? I can imagine very well what my naught-o-meter would be up to should I own an invisible cloak. I would also like to own a lightsaber, but I digress.
Celebrities love wearing wide-leg pants, because they are comfortable and fashionable. Actually, these pants are a classic clothing item that can get you out of trouble on multiple occasions, when you do not know what to wear. People are usually associating the wide-leg pants with the hippie trend. But they can be worn for multiple events, not only at a beach party. When it comes to wide-leg pants, it is crucial to find a pair that compliments your hips and waist. Read more
The sea has a romantic appeal that is hard to experience elsewhere. Setting sail aboard a luxury liner on the high seas can be one of the most fulfilling experiences. And there can be no better time than the year end vacation. The mood of festivities in the air and the lengthy vacation are probably the best time to take trip onboard luxury liners. And a destination that is equally appealing and thrilling like the North Pole will take the vacation to the next level. Here is how you can make the most of your vacation. Read more
If you’ve dreamt of becoming an artist ever since you were young, it’s not too late. You may be thinking you have no idea where to start. That’s normal with any career, but especially with the art world. Read more