Over the years, many scientists have investigated various body fluids—such as tears—in the hopes of finding an easier way for people to track their glucose levels. [...] We’re now testing a smart contact lens that’s built to measure glucose levels in tears using a tiny wireless chip and miniaturized glucose sensor that are embedded between two layers of soft contact lens material.
Gist is an online contacts management system that knows about your social media contacts as well as your IRL friends... [more inside]
The New York Times reports that anime-style "Circle" (or "Big Eye") lenses are currently gaining in popularity, thanks to Lady Gaga's Bad Romance video. [more inside]
metafilter fpp post --tags "google, commandline, unix" --title "GoogleCL" "Google makes Picasa ... "
Google makes Picasa, YouTube, Blogger, and Google Documents, Calendar, and Contacts available to command-line geeks with GoogleCL, a new, official command-line tool. How to install: Mac OS X, Windows, elsewhere. Google's examples of what you can do; Lifehacker's "five nifty GoogleCL tricks." [more inside]
If you use Flickr, your home page is about to change. It looks more like a social networking site than ever. [more inside]
So you want to look like an anime character? Because wide eyes are more attractive, and, ahem, easier. And blue eyes are more attractive, but only to blue-eyed men. [more inside]
You will obey your crazy-eyes-red-spiral overlords. Contact lenses for those who would like to escape the quaint simplicity of the iris. (*The eye can also be valuable advertising space. Put your favorite NFL logo right around your pupil! […scroll to bottom of page...]) More styles here (flash, with really bad music.)