Can These Wacky Glasses Cure Jet Lag?

Imagine a world without jet lag where you can cross time zones with impunity. A device has been created that may enable you to do just that — as long as you don’t mind looking like the love child of Geordi Laforge and somebody from Tron.

Young man models Re-Timer device ©Retimer

The device, called Retimer, is worn on the head as you would wear sunglasses. The timed application of specific frequencies of light will reset your circadian rhythm, according to the researchers who invented Retimer.

In addition to arming travelers to conquer the world, this deployment of light (in a lively shade of green I am dubbing “Ectoplasm”) can also be of benefit to shift workers, insomniacs, and those who experience Seasonal Affectiveness Disorder.

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Steph Spencer is a freelance travel writer from Canada who has been held captive by the travel industry for over 14 years. An incurable smart aleck, notorious purple fanatic, hat person, and ukulele player of questionable abilities, Steph explores the geeky side of travel on her blog A Nerd At Large, and dispenses random quirkiness on Google+ and as @ANerdAtLarge on Twitter. She truly believes that anything is possible with enough determination and copious amounts of chocolate.

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