From the hacked gadgets files - check out this do it yourself night vision system which uses a large flashlight, some colored plastic discs and an old digital camera. This is a heck of a lot cheaper than investing in some night vision glasses! And not only does it allow you to see in the dark, it also allows you to record video in complete darkness!
Ever wanted to see light beyond what's detectable by the human eye? You can with DOLPi - a homemade Raspberry Pi-based polarization camera. You can even use it to detect unseen objects like landmines, IEDs, pollutants, and maybe even UFOs.
A Design News contributor takes on the challenge of building an old-fashioned metric clock that uses French Revolutionary time, which divides the day into decimal units, and shows you how to build your own.
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