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Mar 29 2012
Autumn
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I Knew You’d Be Lovely Alethea Black  Broadway Books  I Knew You’d Be Lovely is a brilliant collection of short stories. The true power of a short story is in its economy. You might give a novel a few chapters before you decide, I’m taking this back to the library, but short story has to grab […]

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Jan 27 2012
Autumn
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Was there ever anything more fun than Show & Tell? We can’t think of anything, so we’ve decided to bring it back with our OttLite Show & Tell Contest! We want you to Show us what you’re making and Tell us how your OttLite makes it more enjoyable. Do you quilt and love how OttLite’s […]

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Jan 12 2012
Autumn
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For many, the season of snow, ice and freezing cold is a welcome treat. A winter wonderland full of snowmen, icicles, and hand-knit scarves. For others, it is a months-long battle with fatigue, irritability and depression. It’s kind of like the difference between this… and this… Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as the Winter Blues, […]

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Dec 20 2011
Autumn
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If you missed our first two installments, click here for Part One, and here for Part Two. Part 3: OttLite designs a better light bulb So now we know the 3 characteristics of a perfect light bulb: • Good s/p ratio, including scotopically rich area of the spectrum • high CRi (true-white light) • CCT […]

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Dec 13 2011
Autumn
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If you missed last week’s installment of 508 Technology Explained, click here. Part Two: But wait, there’s more… Last week we learned what light is and how our eyes perceive it. But, the scotopic/photopic sensitivity ratio (s/p) isn’t the end-all be-all of proper lighting. There is also Color Temperature (CT) and Color Rendering (CRi) to […]