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Lighting has always been the way people have extended their day, and the history of lighting shows its enormous role in both work, religion, and entertainment. Early candles were a common light source, and although they have been used since at least Roman times, they were traditionally expensive and seldom used in private homes until around the 14th century. The increasing availability of candles and candlesticks led in large part to increases in home industries and literacy. For those who could not afford candles, the more ancient rushlight – a rush dipped in fat and held in a clamp — … Read the rest
Imagine yourself being in a vast, wide open space, devoid of many of the devices of modernized man. The area around you is dark and desolate, but you trudge forward with an unrelenting resolve. The sounds of the night do not give you pause, for you have taken up this journey for one reason and one reason only; to see one of nature’s most jaw-dropping spectacles (and no, we’re not talking about Miley Cyrus twerking). As you reach the peak of the final summit in your travels, the scene set before you makes your sweat and muscle aches all … Read the rest