Tag: night time

Jan 12, 2015

BMW Unveils Intelligent Lighting System at CES 2015

BMW Unveils Intelligent Lighting System at CES 2015

BMW showed off their impressive new laser and OLED lighting technology at CES 2015. The intelligent lighting system seeks to improve driver safety at night in a number of innovative ways. Watch the demo to learn more.

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Dec 16, 2014

What New York City Looks Like from the Rooftops of Buildings

What New York City Looks Like from the Rooftops of Buildings

Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov are two of the preeminent ‘rooftoppers’ in the world. Together they are On The Roofs; the duo gained notoriety earlier this year when their GoPro video of them scaling world’s second tallest building (Shanghai Tower) went viral. The Sifter has previously featured their amazing exploits (see here, here and…

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Dec 14, 2014

Jaw-Dropping Compilation of Nature Timelapses in Ultra HD

Jaw-Dropping Compilation of Nature Timelapses in Ultra HD

WANDERMENT is the result of a 12-month collection of 4K time-lapse sequences captured by the artists at Upthink Lab, an award-winning production house dedicated to time-lapse cinematography. From meandering streams and forest-dwelling organisms to the grandeur of high mountains above tree-line, this short film wanders through the contrasting wilderness of Alaska, North Carolina, Georgia…

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Dec 10, 2014

Arctic Auroras in Ultra HD

Arctic Auroras in Ultra HD

“Two Lands – Greenland | Iceland” was shot over 10 days by Joe Capra (aka Scientifantastic). Joe spent 4 days shooting in Iceland and 6 days shooting in Greenland to capture aurora borealis in glorious 4K. Greenland locations include: Kangerlussuaq, Ilulissat, Ilimanaq, Ilulissat Ice Fjord, Russell Glacier, Greenland Icecap, and Disko Bay. Iceland locations…

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Dec 2, 2014

The World at Night with Clear Skies and No Light Pollution

The World at Night with Clear Skies and No Light Pollution

Ben Coffman is a landscape photographer based out of Portland, Oregon, who specializes in night photography, in particular ‘landscape astrophotography’ featuring the Milky Way. Not only does this give Ben the opportunity to explore the great outdoors, but it lets us city dwellers gain a greater appreciation for the awe-inspiring night sky as well…

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Nov 12, 2014

Solar-Powered, Glow in the Dark Bicycle Path Opens in the Netherlands

Solar-Powered, Glow in the Dark Bicycle Path Opens in the Netherlands

The world’s first solar-powered, glow in the dark bicycle path opened today in the Netherlands city of Eindhoven. The Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path was designed by Daan Roosegaarde and constructed by Heijmans. The glow in the dark bike forms part of the Van Gogh cycle route in Brabant. Photograph by STUDIO ROOSEGAARDE …

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Nov 2, 2014

Timelapse Photographer Capturing the Milky Way Films Giant Fireball in the Sky

Timelapse Photographer Capturing the Milky Way Films Giant Fireball in the Sky

Photographer Wes Eisenhauer was filming a timelapse of the Milky Way Galaxy on the night of 16 October 2014 when he captured an incredible fireball in the sky. The phenomenon is referred to as a bolide which is a very bright meteor of an apparent magnitude of −14 or brighter.

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