LED Tattoos in your skin

In this wicked video from Philips corporation we see a concept of LED tattoos embedded in human skin that come alive when touched. This concept is based on real work done at the University of Pennsylvania. Scientists there are working on silicon-and-silk implantable devices that would act like a LED screen sitting just under the surface of the skin. The images would appear as a tattoo and be fully customizable. The silk substrate onto which the chips are mounted eventually dissolves away inside the body, leaving just the electronics behind. The silicon chips are around the length of a small grain of rice – about 1 millimeter, and just 250 nanometers thick. These displays could be hooked up to any kind of electronic device (inside or outside the body). It has already been successfully demonstrated in mice.Would you want to turn your body into a screen like this?(original article via Wired)





December 5, 2016

Busy Beaver Breaks Into Store to Browse Their Selection of Christmas Trees

Beavers are animals known for their wood-chomping prowess and recognize a good tree when they see it. So, it’s no surprise that this little guy, who snuck into a retailer, was so disappointed when he saw the selection at his local dollar store. All of the trees were artificial! Not everyone appreciated this fine wood connoisseur in the store. As the wild creature wandered the aisles, an officer from the St.

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December 5, 2016

Artist Continues to Masterfully Transform Her Eyelids Into Works of Art

Few are adept at their eye makeup as Tal Peleg. Over the past several years, she’s continually transformed her eyelids into incredible works of tiny art. Using her skin as a canvas, Peleg paints intricate scenes above and around her eye, often with her brow as part of the composition. “I find the eye to be a very interesting and challenging canvas,” she told Insomniac.

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