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Stafford Borough Council Using the Power of Night Vision to Combat Dog Shit

In one of the stranger stories of the week, Stafford Borough Council has got so sick and tired of dog shit that it’s giving its staff the power of night vision. It’s hoped that the ‘monocular’ -- a mini telescope that comes in at £200 a pop -- will make it easier to spot dog owners who fail to clean up after their pets. Read More >>

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BAE’s Digital Night Vision for Pilots Tested in the Real World’s Sky

BAE's Striker II digital night vision system is ready to be tested in the real world, with the next-generation HMD now being used in the dark, in an aeroplane, for real. Read More >>

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The Most Extreme Body Hacks That Actually Change Your Physical Abilities

Biohacking is one of those buzzy blanket terms used to describe a whole spectrum of ways that people modify or improve their bodies, from fairly tame experiments like drinking nasty butter coffee to more intense modifications like growing extra ears out of their arms. Read More >>

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The Real Science Behind the Crazy Night Vision Eyedrops  

When I called up the Columbia scientist whose mouse experiments inspired two biohackers to squirt chemicals in their eyes to induce “night vision,” I expected, at best, cautious optimism. I did not expect him to tell me that, oh yeah, once, in his younger days, he hooked himself up to an IV and tried it, too. Read More >>

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This Snap-On Case Gives the iPhone 6 Bona Fide Night Vision

Once the original iPhone was opened up to third-party apps, it added an incredible amount of additional functionality to the device. But apps can only do so much, sometimes you also need to expand a smartphone's hardware too. As such the NVC promises to give the iPhone 6 the ability to see in complete darkness. Read More >>

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The Four-Eyed Night Vision Goggles That Helped Take Down Bin Laden

When Seal Team Six kicked in the front door of Al Qaeda's top brass back in 2011, you can be sure they didn't spend any time looking for a light switch. Not when they had these cutting-edge, panoramic night vision goggles in front of their faces. Read More >>

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A New Graphene Sensor Will Let Us See Through Walls

Remember all those amazing things graphene can supposedly do? Well, the wonder material is starting to do them. A team of researchers from the University of Maryland recently developed a graphene-based sensor that lets people see through walls. Obviously, they want to make goggles with it. Read More >>

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Night-Vision Contact Lenses Will Aid the Late Night Raids of the Future

Ubisoft might want to revise the get up of Splinter Cell lead Sam Fisher -- the game's stealthy hero, rocking green-glowing goggles, will look totally out of step once futuristic infrared contact lenses become the norm for military assault teams. Read More >>

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This Could Be the World’s Smallest Night Vision Camera

When you're creeping outside someone's bedroom at night trying to get shots of them sleeping, the last thing you need to deal with is a bulky pair of night vision goggles. So stalkers of the world rejoice; JTT has designed what looks like the smallest night vision camera ever that lets you stay as inconspicuous as possible. Read More >>

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DARPA Wants Its Smart Phones to Rock Thermal Cameras

Night vision is cool. It's also incredibly useful, too, which is why the US military is funding a project that will make it cheap enough to feature on your phone. Read More >>

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A Terrifying Look at the Scariest Haunted House Ever

Modern haunted houses don't feature rubber bats and bowls full of peeled grapes masquerading as eyeballs, they screw with your phobias and recreate nightmares. I thought that going through with a thermal cam would be less unnerving. Wrongo. Read More >>

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Awesome Night Vision and Solar Power-Potential for Graphene

Graphene, wonder-stuff extraordinaire, has been looking to revolutionise all sorts of things from chips to lightning fast internet. Next up is night vision and solar power. Read More >>