Your peripheral vision is more light-sensitive due to the fact that there are more light-detecting cells by the edges of your eye than in the center. scientificamerican.com/ar…
Consoles are sold at a loss that they make up for through peripherals and licenses cnet.com/news/playstation…
The NYC Rockettes don’t actually hold hands behind each other’s backs during their line kicks. It’s a fake out, keeping their arms up helps them keep their peripheral vision to sync their leg heights and prevents all the dancers from falling if one does. rockettes.com/blog/rocket…
School bus yellow was specifically created for use on school buses at a conference in 1939. Attendees at the seven-day conference included paint experts from DuPont and Pittsburgh Paints. The color was chosen because it attracts attention and is noticed quickly in peripheral vision. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sch…
The peripheral vision of humans is more sensitive to detecting motion then the center field of vision, especially adapt at detecting β€œbiological motion” and has been employed by the military as a technique for sentries and guards when visually scanning for intruders. arl.army.mil/arlreports/2…
About ocular migraines: Sections of your vision go dark, things in your field of vision disappear, rainbows can appear in your peripheral vision and can be caused by changes in the weather. eyespyoptometry.com/blog-…
Steve Wynn has bought both Picasso's self portrait 'La Marin' and a portrait of his mistress 'La Reve' and somehow damaged both paintings. Wynn put his elbow through 'La Reve' just days before he was going to put it up for auction. Wynn suffers from a disease that affects his peripheral vision. fortune.com/2018/05/14/st…
Logitech, a Swiss gaming peripherals company, is branded as Logicool in Japan to avoid conflict with Logitec, a pre-existing Japanese Transportation and Logistics company en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Log…
Nintendo almost released a knitting machine NES peripheral back in 1989! theverge.com/2012/8/31/32…
Gaming peripherals company Razer owns THX, the audio reproduction certification company theverge.com/2016/10/17/1…
You always see your nose in your peripheral vision but your brain edits it out unless you focus on it. Can't always trust what you "see"! factmyth.com/factoids/you…
Humans can barely see any color in their peripheral vision. Our ability to distinguish color falls rapidly outside a 30 degree cone of vision jov.arvojournals.org/arti…
Birds have two fovea, meaning they can switch between focusing on their central vision and their peripheral vision. You never know when a bird is looking directly at you. cogsci.nl/blog/bird-brain…
Motion sickness from reading in a car is the result of spatial orientation. While everything appears stationary in ones peripheral vision, the inner ear contains sensors (called the vestibular system) that detects motion (bumps, turns, velocity changes, etc.). scientificamerican.com/ar…
Nintendo released an N64 add on called "64DD." It was a disc drive peripheral released in 1999 and discontinued a year later due to poor sales. Only sold in Japan. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/64D…
In the 90s, Conner Peripherals created a dual-actuator drive for a single platter of drives that doubled read/write times. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Con…
The computer mouse was conceived 50 years ago this year. The inspiration for the keyboard, the typewriter, is nearly 150 years old. This is ancient in terms of technology, and we're still waiting for an update that can rival the precision & efficiency of these 2 peripherals. nytimes.com/2013/07/04/te…
We have what Scientists call a "second brain" in our stomach equipped with its own reflexes and senses.The second brain can control gut behavior independently of the brain and consists of around 100 million neurons, more than in either the spinal column or the peripheral nervous system. psychologytoday.com/artic…
"paradoxical undressing" occurs when,at the final stages of hypothermia, the body's peripheral muscles begin to fail,allowing contained warm blood to flow into them and so leading to cases where victims are found naked, having stripped their clothes off because they thought they were overheating en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyp…
The most visible car color is a lime green and that a red colored vehicle is the hardest to see in your peripheral vision. aaafoundation.org/sites/d…
The Dualshock controller received an Emmy Award for "Peripheral Development and Technological Impact of Video Game Controllers." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dua…
The Japanese Version of the NES (FamiCom) had a peripheral modem with which you could download DLC and play games with others online... released in 1988! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fam…
Goats have horizontal pupils because 1) it improves their peripheral vision and 2) helps them see at night pricillaspeaks.com/2010/0…
There is a term in sociology that describes the concept of lurking: Legitimate peripheral participation (LPP) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leg…
There are less cone cells and more rod cells the farther you go from the center of the retina in the eye. Since cone cells discern color and rod cells see black and white, your peripheral vision can't identify color as easily, but it can make out movement and faint objects in the dark. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Per…
Some blind people can use echolocation to "see" with acuity comparable to sighted peripheral vision. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction's real name is Peretz Bernstein. "Perry Farrell" is a play on the word "peripheral" diffuser.fm/10-things-you…
Mobile phone radiation kills 37% of human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells after eight hours of exposure ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2…
The USB icon was drawn to resemble Neptune's Trident. The USB Promoters decided to alter the shapes to a triangle, square and circle. This was done to signify all the different peripherals that could be attached using the standard. gizmodo.com/5612630/the-s…
You see better in the dark with you're peripheral vision due to the center of your eye containing only "cone" photoreceptors which are responsible for color recognition, and the outside containing "rod" receptors which see in black and white but are more sensitive to light. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/P…
Common antibiotics can cause serious nerve damage. Cipro, Levaquin, Avelox, Noroxin and others, often are used to treat respiratory, bladder and sinus infections, can also cause peripheral neuropathy. Although it is not common, it can be severe when it does occur. articles.mercola.com/site…
The PlayStation DualShock controller won an Emmy award for "Peripheral Development and Technological Impact of Video Game Controllers". en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/D…
Our brains render 5% of our eye's field of view in high and sharp definition. The remainder is lower quality unfocused peripheral vision. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Per…
"The enteric nervous system, a subsystem of the peripheral nervous system, has the capacity, even when severed from the rest of the nervous system through its primary connection by the vagus nerve, to function independently in controlling the gastrointestinal system." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ner…
Autonomous sensory meridian response is a neologism for a perceptual phenomenon characterized as a distinct, pleasurable tingling sensation in the head, scalp, back, or peripheral regions of the body in response to visual, auditory, olfactory, and/or cognitive stimuli. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aut…
The fading of images in your peripheral vision after staring at something for a period of time is called Troxler's fading. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tro…
Nintendo once developed a knitting peripheral for the NES kotaku.com/5939210/this-l…
The Nintendo Entertainment System had a knitting machine peripheral. kotaku.com/5939210/this-l…
Nintendo had once released the "Family Computer Disk System", a floppy-disk based peripheral that featured games like Super Mario Bros, Legend of Zelda, and the original PunchOut! 4.4 million were made between 1986-2003, but never released in North America. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fam…
Migratory thrombophlebitis, a sign of visceral organ cancer where clots form in peripheral veins and present as swollen or painful vessels was so useful that the discoverer was able to diagnose himself with cancer and subsequently died of pancreatic cancer. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tro…
When humans or animals submerge themselves, blood moves away from the limbs and to the vital organs in a process called peripheral vasoconstriction. loneswimmer.com/2014/12/0…
There is Porn 2.0 and Porn 3.0 (the usage of 3D stereoscopy, multi-angle DVD, neural impulse actuators, and peripheral controller and devices, similar to game controller vibration). en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/P…
Your peripheral vision is black and white visionandpsychosis.net/Pe…
Astronomers look slightly away from star they intend to see to employ peripheral vision that works best in darkness astronomy-education.com/i…
The human fovea only sees about the area of your thumbnail at arms length but takes up 50% of the visual cortex, creating an accurate center focus and low resolution peripheral that is rectified through rapid eye movements that pick out objects of importance. i.e. Reading. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fov…
Goats and octopuses have square pupils for better peripheral and night vision. listverse.com/2009/01/03/…
Peripheral view night vision is superior because Rods are nearly nonexistent in the center of the eye. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ave…
People are mostly colorblind in their peripheral vision and the color you see there is filled in by the brain. alma.edu/departments/psyc…
The peripherals in your vision see black and white and your brain fill in the color. There is also a blindspot it your eye (where the optic nerve connects and there are no rods or cones)

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One is able to see more stars in the sky using peripheral vision madsci.org/posts/archives…
Logitech is known as Logicool in Japan. It turns out Japan has had a company making computer peripherals for almost 30 years under the name of Logitec. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Log…

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