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This Lighthouse Completely Covered in Ice is An Incredible Sight

Photographer Joshua Nowicki captured photographs of the St. Joseph lighthouse at the mouth of the St. Joseph River in Michigan and it’s beautifully (and completely) covered in ice. And because the thick icicles that accentuate the lighthouse are angled back from the strong winds, it looks like an alien sculpture that’s frozen in time. Read More >>

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This is How Valve’s Amazing Lighthouse Tracking Technology Works

Valve’s virtual reality demo earlier this year was nothing short of magical—it used fancy emitter technology to let us actually walk around a demo room. It felt so real. Valve calls the tech Lighthouse, and it’s kind of genius. Read More >>

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23 Lighthouses That Span a Millennia of Sea Travel

For most of us, lighthouses are synonymous with trips to the shore. But for seafarers, lighthouses have represented a vital symbol of safe passage for centuries. In fact, they go back to 280 BC, when the famed Lighthouse of Alexandria was built — though lighthouses of the ancient world looked more like battlements than the candy-striped variety we know today. Read More >>