Tagged: night

6 questions about dreaming

Adults dream for about two hours a night, on average—that’s one-twelfth of their lives, adding up to more than six years of dreaming during an 80-year life. World literature is filled with dreams. Dreams play...

Why do we dream?

In the 3rd millennium BCE, Mesopotamian kings recorded and interpreted their dreams on wax tablets. In the years since, we haven’t paused in our quest to understand why we dream. And while we still...

Walking in Tokyo Shibuya at night

Shibuya (渋谷) is one of the twenty-three city wards of Tokyo, but often refers to just the popular shopping and entertainment area found around Shibuya Station. In this regard, Shibuya is one of Tokyo’s most colorful...

72,000 lumen LED flashlight

The lumen is the International System of Units derived unit of luminous flux, a measure of the total quantity of visible light emitted by a source. Luminous flux differs from power (radiant flux) in that radiant...

NRW bei nacht

Wer nachts im Landeanflug über Nordrhein-Westfalen fliegt, kennt diesen faszinierenden Ausblick: Über manchen Regionen schimmern nur vereinzelte Inseln in der Dunkelheit, andernorts erscheint die Landschaft als ein einziges Lichtermeer. Städte und Industrieanlagen strahlen in...