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The Lights Are Going Out in the Middle East

The Lights Are Going Out in the Middle East | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Robin Wright on the scarcity of electricity throughout the Middle East and the hardships this causes for the region’s citizens.
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Satellite Images Can Pinpoint Poverty Where Surveys Can’t

Satellite Images Can Pinpoint Poverty Where Surveys Can’t | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Information that can be gathered from novel sources, using algorithms, can help determine the best places to spend limited resources.
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Lighting History: "The Story of Light" 1954 General Electric; Animated

more at http://scitech.quickfound.net/ 'HISTORY OF VARIOUS WAYS IN WHICH MAN HAS OBTAINED LIGHT, FROM EARLY USE OF FIRE TO ELECTRIC LIGHTING. FEATURE
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‘Bringing dead city back to life’: Urban explorers turn on Chernobyl lights (PHOTOS)

‘Bringing dead city back to life’: Urban explorers turn on Chernobyl lights (PHOTOS) | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Two Polish urban explorers have lit up the city of Pripyat which was abandoned after the nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl power plant in 1986.
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Reefton power box ( history)

The town of light the blue light is were the power station in this general area i think was In Reefton Township on August 1888, about 12 years after th
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How Nikola Tesla Harnessed The Power Of Niagara Falls

How Nikola Tesla Harnessed The Power Of Niagara Falls | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Can you imagine if we were still walking around at night using candles to light our way, or heating our homes only by fire? Sure, it’s romantic and nostalgic to do that once in a while, but at the end of the day, society would look extremely different without the use of electricity. Nikola Tesla was […]
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Streetlight Fight in Rome: Golden Glow vs. Harsh LED

Streetlight Fight in Rome: Golden Glow vs. Harsh LED | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
For some, replacing the Italian capital’s yellow sodium lamps with cheaper, more environmentally friendly, white LED bulbs is not modernization, but heresy.
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The Transformative Power of Early Electricity

The Transformative Power of Early Electricity | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
You might know about Tesla vs. Edison. In cities, it was Edison vs. Westinghouse.
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Reykjavik street lights to be turned off tonight

Reykjavik street lights to be turned off tonight | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
The streetlights will be turned off in Reykjavik Centre tonight, for people to enjoy the starry night. The Northern Light Forecast is promising for the evening, and it’s likely that those who wander around in the centre will be able to enjoy them with minimal light pollution.
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An old lantern shares light to the streets of the old town of Tallinn, Estonia. These lanterns are a typical in the medieval town.

An old lantern shares light to the streets of the old town of Tallinn, Estonia. These lanterns are a typical in the medieval town. | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
An old lantern shares light to the streets of the old town of Tallinn, Estonia. These lanterns are a typical in the medieval town - buy this stock photo on Shutterstock & find other images.
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Street lights to decorate museum site

Street lights to decorate museum site | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
SAN BENITO — Ornate street lights will decorate the grounds of the new guitar-shaped museum at San Benito Plaza.
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Freethinker: Thomas Edison born this day in 1847…

Freethinker: Thomas Edison born this day in 1847… | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
    From Freedom From Religion Foundation On February 11, 1847, Thomas Alva Edison was born in Ohio, the youngest of seven. The inventor – famed for reading Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire before the age of ten, and for vowing at age 12 to read the entire contents of the Detroit…
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History On Types of Automotive Lights and Off Road Lights - Nox Lux

History On Types of Automotive Lights and Off Road Lights - Nox Lux | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
The different types of automotive and off road lights- Tungsten Vacuum Lights, Halogen Lights, HID/Xenon Lights, Off-road LED Lights, OLED , Lase
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L’Atlas du Paris haussmannien, redécouvrez l’histoire de la ville et de son architecture

» L’Atlas du Paris haussmannien, redécouvrez l’histoire de la ville et de son architecture |
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A Photo From Space Shows Belgium Shining Bright, and Social Media Lights Up

A Photo From Space Shows Belgium Shining Bright, and Social Media Lights Up | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Photos taken by a French astronaut sparked a discussion about their beauty — and also raised questions about energy use.
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Just Back: Unexpected encounters down the darkened streets of Riga

Just Back: Unexpected encounters down the darkened streets of Riga | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Lucy Fletcher wins £200 for her account of navigating through the Latvian capital by night... The automatic doors open three-quarters of the way and we’re greeted by a frosty breath down our necks. The cold, hard face of Riga appears under the midnight twinkle of stars to reveal silent streets and...
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Just Back: Unexpected encounters down the darkened streets of Riga

Just Back: Unexpected encounters down the darkened streets of Riga | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Lucy Fletcher wins £200 for her account of navigating through the Latvian capital by night... The automatic doors open three-quarters of the way and we’re greeted by a frosty breath down our necks. The cold, hard face of Riga appears under the midnight twinkle of stars to reveal silent streets and...
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Underground Chicago: Gas and other Utilities

Underground Chicago: Gas and other Utilities | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
A series of posts describing Chicago’s underground networks.

Previous: Railroads

Gas mains and pipes:

About 4,500 miles--mainly…
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Welcome to the 21st century: Brighter times or a new Dark Age?

Welcome to the 21st century: Brighter times or a new Dark Age? | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
We're well into the 21st century. If humans want to make it to the 22nd, we must change course. Science offers great tools for understanding and innovating. We owe it to ourselves to at least understand how science acquires and integrates knowledge and what that means. We can't just keep digging up and burning non-renewable resources, polluting air, water and land and putting human health and survival at risk. Nor do we have to. We have better options.
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Lamp posts along new Rampart streetcar line commemorate ‘Confederate Domination’

Lamp posts along new Rampart streetcar line commemorate ‘Confederate Domination’ | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Last year, the city cut the ribbon on the new streetcar line that runs along North Rampart Street.
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Beautiful English Tudor Home in the First Street to Adopt the Electric Light Bulb in the Us

Warm and Beautiful English Tudor Style Home in the First Street to Adopt the Electric Light Bulb in the United States! outstanding home located at 10
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During a 1994 blackout, L.A. residents called 911 when they saw the Milky Way for the first time

During a 1994 blackout, L.A. residents called 911 when they saw the Milky Way for the first time | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
In 1994, a 6.7-magnitude earthquake rumbled through Los Angeles at 4:30 a.m. The shaking woke residents, who discovered the power had gone out citywide. Some left their houses or peered outside to…
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A 'weird and ghostly appearance:' Gigantic towers once shined electric moonlight on New Orleans

A 'weird and ghostly appearance:' Gigantic towers once shined electric moonlight on New Orleans | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
The steel towers were part of a spectacular but short-lived city lighting experiment.
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