LED Lighting

LED Lighting

The opening ceremonies at the Beijing Olympics will always conjure up stunning imagery of 2,008 volunteers drumming in perfect harmony, an event that vividly captured the imagination of viewers worldwide. But if anything, this Olympic event was a coming out party for...
High Definition Makeup

High Definition Makeup

Revlon founder Charles Revson’s once said: “In the factories we make cosmetics, in the stores we sell hope.” Revson would have enjoyed the press coverage of “high-definition makeup”, which exploded on the scene as if someone had tossed a compact filled with pressed...
Darwin on Steroids

Darwin on Steroids

There’s little doubt that the human body has changed markedly over the past century. One glance at the above illustration shows how the physiology of human beings is evolving. We’re compressing evolution. You might call this trend “Darwin on Steroids.” From Marion...
Control Freak

Control Freak

The headline was telling: “PG&E customers like controlling thermostats with iPhones.” In 2014, Lowe’s put a finer point on it, reporting that 70% of Americans (PDF) want to control something in their home from their mobile device without getting out of bed. This...
Celebrity Worship Syndrome

Celebrity Worship Syndrome

It was a shot sent around the world. At the 2014 Academy Awards, Ellen DeGeneres took a selfie, surrounded by Hollywood’s elite. The photograph was retweeted 3.4 million times, setting an all-time Twitter record. It was yet another powerful example of “Celebrity...
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