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(Some Guy)   Hybrid solar lighting converts sunlight and channels it directly into a room   (techeblog.com ) divider line
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1236 clicks; posted to Geek » on 04 Oct 2006 at 7:56 AM (9 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2006-10-04 01:15:54 AM  
Yeah, they're called light pipes and my parents had one installed 12 years ago.
 
2006-10-04 01:21:57 AM  
Aren't those called "windows"?
 
2006-10-04 01:42:03 AM  
I think they are called mirrors....

static.flickr.com

Unimpressed.


/wait... what?
 
2006-10-04 02:02:44 AM  
My God, light through fiber optics. If only someone had thought of this before. All these years we've been dragging lengths of it behind our cars, tying up our dogs with it, and yes, sometimes whipping some sense into our children with it, and we could have been using it to convey light.
 
2006-10-04 08:19:42 AM  
I think it's extremely cool.
 
2006-10-04 08:35:00 AM  
 
2006-10-04 09:21:00 AM  
I'm starting to hate the word "hybrid." As soon as someone pairs it with "ultra," I'm track down an ad exec and hit him on the nose with a soggy noodle.
 
2006-10-04 09:21:19 AM  
Great...now every old technology they want to re-market is going to have "hybrid" slapped on it.
 
2006-10-04 10:19:44 AM  
Hope the guy is not his own salesman...booring. Least the other Australian company had a chick talking about it.
 
2006-10-04 01:57:40 PM  
"The HSL 3000"

Oh yeah, gotta have a cool name.
 
2006-10-04 02:59:47 PM  
More Ultra-Hybrid after the jump!
 
2006-10-04 03:24:14 PM  
Screw the rest of you guys, I'm with Logweasel. This is cool.
 
2006-10-04 06:39:45 PM  
Damn right it's cool...and it's been available since fiber-optics have been around.
 
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