General Electric’s Light Within A Light


General Electric’s new Energy Smart CFL.fluorescent light is one of those things that makes you scratch your head and wonder: How the hell do they do that? A fluorescent spiral lamp into a traditional bulb?

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Art Circles In The Sand


Extreme Sand Art

Most visitors to a beach are happy just writing their name in the sand.

But a coastal walk 12 years ago led Jim Denevan to a career in sand art that has seen him sculpt spectacular images on beaches and desert floors.

Among his creations is a 5km (three-mile) long spiral design in the Black Rock salt plain of Nevada.

The 47-year-old walked more than 160km (100 miles) to scrape his perfectly geometric shapes on to the desert floor using just garden tools and wooden sticks. The design took nine days to complete.

Mr Denevan, a surfer from California, said he sees the similarities between his art and crop circles in fields.

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