Glowing Bamboo Provides Safe Haven for Alien Landings

The best way to help alien visitors land on Earth would be to provide decent lighting around safe landing zones, figured Sevcan Yardim, a recent graduate from the Middle East Technical University in Ankara. So she got hold of some bamboo — a rarity in Turkey, but great for energy efficiency — laced them with LED light bulbs, and waited for the extraterrestrials to arrive. We'll keep you posted on what happens next. [Core77]