You don’t know anything about human nature, do you?

royalwatcher:

Tiaras on display at the jeweler Ansorena Exhibition; one of the tiara the ‘fleur-de-lis’ presented by Alfonso III to Princess Victoria Eugenia in 1906.

can’t identify the first one :(

sunshinychick:


futurescope:

Solar energy that doesn’t block the view

A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window. It is called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator and can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a clear surface. And, according to Richard Lunt of MSU’s College of Engineering, the key word is “transparent.”

[read more at MSU] [paper] [picture credit: Yimu Zhao]

sunshinychick:

futurescope:

Solar energy that doesn’t block the view

A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window. It is called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator and can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a clear surface. And, according to Richard Lunt of MSU’s College of Engineering, the key word is “transparent.”

[read more at MSU] [paper] [picture credit: Yimu Zhao]

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visitheworld:

Stairs down to Fjällbacka / Sweden (by Olivia_44).

visitheworld:

Stairs down to Fjällbacka / Sweden (by Olivia_44).

herself-rediscovered:

Evening Fields’ by Freddie Ardley Photography

herself-rediscovered:

Evening Fields’ by Freddie Ardley Photography