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  Sunlight Foundation
The Sunlight Foundation was founded in 2006 with the goal of using technology to enable citizens to learn more about what their elected representatives are doing, to help reduce corruption, ensure greater transparency and...
One of Sunlight's resident creative geniuses (yes, there are many of them) have taken all the Defense Appropriations Earmarks and made them available for viewing within Google Earth.
Sunlight Foundation does not control these Internet sites and is not responsible for their content, security, or privacy practices.
www.sunlightfoundation.com   (3222 words)

 Scientists Clueless over Sun's Effect on Earth | LiveScience
A confusing array of new and recent studies reveals that scientists know very little about how much sunlight is absorbed by Earth versus how much the planet reflects, how all this alters temperatures, and why any of it changes from one decade to the next.
Reports in the late 1980s found the amount of sunlight reaching the planet's surface had declined by 4 to 6 percent since 1960.
Sunlight that reflects of Earth in turn reflects off the Moon and can be measured from here.
www.livescience.com /environment/050505_earth_bright.html   (1022 words)

  The Book of THoTH (Leaves of Wisdom) - Sunlight   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sunlight in the broad sense is the total spectrum of electromagnetic radiation given off by the Sun.
On this last point it is important to note that excessive sunlight exposure has been linked to all types of skin cancer, which are caused by the ultraviolet part of radiation contained in sunlight and sunlamps.
Secondly, the use of sunlight in lieu of artificial light to illuminate building interiors avoids certain adverse health effects of over-illumination by electric lights as well as promoting energy conservation.
www.book-of-thoth.com /thebook/index.php/Sunlight   (1253 words)

 Sunlight - advantages and precautions
Sunlight coming to earth represents only about one part in 2 billion of the total amount of energy radiating from the sun, and yet this is sufficient to supply our planet with about 4.69-million horsepower per square mile.
Sunlight consists of several types of energy, including cosmic, gamma, and x-rays, ultraviolet and infrared light, and visible light of many colors.
Regular, controlled, moderate exposure to sunlight, instead of damaging the skin and aging it, actually protects the skin by building up a natural resistance to the harmful effects of ultraviolet light, while giving it a nice velvety texture.
www.projectrestore.com /library/health/sunlight.htm   (2055 words)

 How Things Work - Sunlight
As sunlight passes through the atmosphere, enough blue light is deflected (or more technically Rayleigh scattered) by these particles to give the atmosphere an overall blue glow.
As a result, the sky is a darker blue, almost fl, and the sunlight that reaches you directly from the sun retains a larger fraction of its blue light.
Sunlight is heat; it is the sun's heat being sent toward you as electromagnetic radiation.
howthingswork.virginia.edu /sunlight.html   (14117 words)

 sunlight changes in the skin
Although sunlight accelerates the aging changes in the skin, it has effects which are unique.
Sunlight damage is most marked in those with fair skin and blue eyes.
Unlike aging which tends to thin the skin, sunlight thickens the outer layer or epidermis.
www.phudson.com /AGING/sunlightskin.html   (355 words)

 Sauna provider, far infrared technology leader.
Natural body healing with Sunlight Saunas™ therapy leads to a healthier lifestyle for you and those around you.
Sunlight Saunas™ Solocarbon® heaters helps to purify cells, where our body stores waste and harmful toxins, such as cholesterol and heavy metals.
The result of Sunlight Saunas heater designs allows for better performance well within this vital wave range of 7 to 14 microns with a good portion of wavelengths at 9.4--which is the frequency at which a water molecule resonates or vibrates.
www.sunlightsaunas.com   (595 words)

 Sunlight Solar Energy - home
Westport, CT Sunlight Solar Energy, Inc. is one of the leading photovoltaic design and installation corporations in the US and is an approved contractor under energy fund photovoltaic programs in 5 states.
Sunlight Solar Energy, Inc. is a premier dealer of SunPower.
SunPower panels and inverters are high performance and intelligent design.
www.sunlightsolar.com   (118 words)

 Sunlight and the Earth
The food we eat exists because of sunlight falling on green plants, and the fuel we burn comes either from such plants, or was accumulated by them (in the forms of coal, oil and natural gas) long ago.
Sunlight carries energy, which warms up the Earth and is the driving force behind all our weather and climate.
As the ground is heated by sunlight, it begins to radiate, but being too cool to radiate even a dull red, its radiation is in the infra-red range.
www-istp.gsfc.nasa.gov /stargaze/Sun1lite.htm   (1655 words)

 far infrared Radiant Therapy at Sunlight
He believes that the regular use of a far infrared Sunlight Sauna is essential in promoting muscle recovery, reducing tension and eliminating performance inhibiting toxic burdens from the body.
Sunlight Saunas provides a far infrared sauna that as part of a comprehensive program can be very helpful for patients living with a variety of medical conditions.
Detoxing by means of the Sunlight Sauna encourages the body to gently and safely dump the unwanted debris.
www.sunlightsaunas.com /testimonials-doctors.htm   (1001 words)

 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Consensus Development Program: Sunlight, Ultraviolet Radiation, and the Skin
Sunlight is the ultimate source of energy and is vitally important to life as we know it.
Sunlight is the greatest source of human UVR exposure, affecting virtually everyone.
There is a need for more research to define the action spectra of sunlight and UVR in the pathogenesis of cutaneous melanoma and to develop better animal models for the study of this disease.
consensus.nih.gov /1989/1989SunUVSkin074html.htm   (4978 words)

Less testing is needed if you use sunlight to raise your D. Typically end of summer and end of winter will give you a good idea of the success or failure of using sunlight as your primary source.
Sunlight is a safe source for most persons in the US with the exception of light skinned persons living in Hawaii, Florida or other locations with elevated levels of UV-B. If you have light skin and live in an area with high UV-B, sunning should be very limited.
We all need sunlight and/or vitamin D. Clinical studies demonstrate the need for sunlight and vitamin D is genetically variable.
www.sunlightd.org /Main.htm   (4087 words)

 The Sun: a source of health and vitality
Sunlight may change free radicals, dietary fat from animal sources, cholesterol from animal sources and deranged antioxidants brought to the skin from the eating of cooked foods into carcinogenic substances.
He also reported that a study on the effects of sunlight on a group at a health resort showed that the group that was getting more sunshine with their exercise had improved almost twice as much as the group that avoided sunshine as revealed by their electrocardiograms.
Mercola: "Sunlight is man's primary source of vitamin D. It seems quite obvious that man developed in tropical or subtropical areas and thus, has a need for sunlight as a nutrient.When we migrated further away from the equator, our ability to obtain valuable sunlight and its important influence on our health, was dramatically reduced.
www.shirleys-wellness-cafe.com /sunbath.htm   (9877 words)

When doubled as a pre-treater, Sunlight Multi-Action is better on tough grass stains than the leading stain remover and laundry detergent combined*.
That’s the same number of loads as a standard 2.95 L bottle all packed into a smaller bottle that (thankfully!) is easier to pour, easier to lug home and easier to store.
Each bottle of Sunlight Multi-Action 3x concentrate is made with less water than regular laundry detergent, requires less packing material and comes in a 100% recyclable bottle.
www.unilever.ca /ourbrands/homecare/sunlight.asp   (594 words)

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According to a report, boosting the amount of sunlight in a patient's hospital room decreases their perception of pain and their need for painkiller medication.
If you have any interest in understanding how you can benefit from using simple, virtually free tools like sunlight to improve your health, than I would strongly encourage you to read the Healing Sun as it is one of the best health books I have ever read.
You see, there is little question that sunlight is an essential element in staying healthy; however, when you are eating optimally by following the nutrition plan, especially according to your metabolic type, it seems that you will be far more resistant to decreased sun exposure.
www.mercola.com /2005/mar/5/sunlight.htm   (710 words)

 Sun Exposure May Fight Some Cancers
That flies in the face of what we know about sunlight in terms of carcinogenic influence -- but it is, in fact, in line with earlier descriptive data of a preventive effect on prostate cancer, colon cancer, and even breast cancer."
The new studies, she says, are the first to show that these peculiar reports really are linked to sun exposure and not to racial or economic differences.
It is more likely to be vitamin D generated by sun exposure.
www.webmd.com /content/article/100/105525.htm   (383 words)

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The likeliest mechanism for a protective effect of sunlight is vitamin D, which is synthesized by the body in the presence of ultraviolet B. The study's author, Dr William Grant (wbgrant@infi.net), says northern parts of the United States may be dark enough in winter that vitamin D synthesis shuts down completely.
Darker skinned people require more sunlight to synthesize vitamin D. There are 13 malignancies that show this inverse correlation, mostly reproductive and digestive cancers.
It is not nearly as good as the vitamin D obtained from sunlight or natural food sources like cod liver oil which is called vitamin D3 or calciferol.
www.mercola.com /2002/apr/3/sun_prevents_cancer.htm   (1075 words)

 UDN - Two - AdditionalTerrainTips
A SunLight is a light that comes from infinitely far away, and it is also calculated that way by the editor.
Note that in build 927 and newer, the arrows shows the direction the SunLight is shining to, while in some older versions it pointed to the direction the SunLight comes from.
This means you have to watch out if you have buildings with rooms with different zones: you'll have to place an extra sunlight inside of the building then (assuming it has windows).
udn.epicgames.com /Two/AdditionalTerrainTips   (1363 words)

 Photography in Sunlight
A nice side effect of shooting in the early morning or late afternoon is that the colour of the light is 'warmer', reds and yellows are stronger which generally gives a more pleasing effect.
If you are photographing in sunlight, try to position yourself so that the sun hits your subject from the side, this will give you nice 'modelling' and help create a 3D effect in the picture.
Sunlight behind the subject can give a very pleasing 'backlight' effect but be careful that you are not getting 'flare' in the lens, which degrades the contrast of the image.
www.geofflawrence.com /photography_tutorial_available_light.php   (720 words)

 Using Natural Daylight for Product Photography Lighting  Sunlight as a light source
Sunlight is an inexpensive source of light, but you have probably already discovered that unless it is foggy or hazy day, direct sunlight is normally too "harsh" to be useful for product lighting.
The light tent diffuses the bright sunlight to soften shadows and eliminate glare.
Another consideration when using sunlight as a light source is to be aware of the fact that the color of sunlight will vary considerably depending on the time of day.
www.tabletopstudio.com /documents/ezcube_outdoor_photography.htm   (591 words)

 Sunlight Direct- Architectural Design Information
To capture sunlight and distribute it, using optical fibers, into the interior of a building to provide premium quality, controllable lighting capable of reducing energy consumption.
Using plastic optical fibers and plastic optical components, Sunlight Direct is beta-testing a solar lighting system (the HSL3010) that delivers high quality sunlight and provides a revolutionary alternative to conventional daylighting.
For hybrid luminaires with incandescent illuminants, the available sunlight often allows the incandescent lamps to be dimmed for much of the business day.
www.sunlight-direct.com /overview.html   (780 words)

 BBC - Science & Nature - Hot Topics - Sunshine - Benefits
Scientists believe sunlight may reduce the risk of several types of cancer.
This miserable condition is a suppression of serotonin experienced by many who are deprived of sunlight during the dreary winter months.
Sunlight also stimulates the pineal gland - a tiny pea-sized organ found in the base of the brain.
www.bbc.co.uk /science/hottopics/sunshine/benefits.shtml   (587 words)

 The Many Colors of Sunlight
Isaac Newton showed that not only can a triangular prism separate a beam of sunlight into rainbow colors (that had already been known), but also that, when a second prism brings the different colors together again, white light is once more obtained.
Therefore white light is a combination of all the rainbow colors, and the prism separates its colors because the angle by which a beam of light is bent, when it enters glass, differs from one color to the next.
In the case of sunlight, it turned out that the absorbtion occured not in the Earth's atmosphere (as one might have guessed) but in the Sun's.
www-istp.gsfc.nasa.gov /stargaze/Sun4spec.htm   (1972 words)

 CD Baby: WOODLAWN: Sunlight
In the spring of 2003, wooDLawn released an EP of four songs to whet the appetite of fans of the Dark Scene with their ever-evolving sound.
The EP, "Sunlight" highlights one song from their forthcoming CD, "Sliver" and as a bonus has three songs that will be available only on this EP.
This is completely obvious with the development of the songs "Fortune" and "She Couldn't Fade Away" which were completely newly rearranged and recorded for "Sunlight." The Result: wooDLawn is a very special, hopeful, and innovative band, that in the future will surely spring one or more surprises on us.
www.cdbaby.com /woodlawn   (1526 words)

 Sunlight Direct- Frequently Asked Questions
A. The HSL technology was developed to pipe full spectrum sunlight, at a CCT of 5400K, into a building.
For fluorescent applications, Sunlight Direct has designed the HSL technology to work with T8 lamps and recommends that all lamp replacements be performed at night to ensure proper lamp seasoning.
Although the red shift in the sunlight of early morning and evening can be eliminated if desired, many past users have indicated that they prefer this feature.
www.sunlight-direct.com /faq.html   (1140 words)

 sunlight - Kotaku   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A company representative explained that the Wii sensor bar is affected by head-on exposure to sunlight, which could cause "some interference".
Those that have their hearts set on shinning sunlight directly onto their Wii Sensor Bar are worried.
Creating a mechanism that prevents the controller from responding to fluorescent light and sunlight may sound like low-profile activities, but it still gave us a lot to work on.
www.kotaku.com /gaming/sunlight   (466 words)

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