NV Monoculars are just one of several options for people who wish to see clearly in the dark. These Russian-manufactured items sell for AUS$459 and AUS$506 respectively - we tried them out and were amazed at how well it was possible to see in pitch black conditions. Who can use night vision - pig shooters, farmers, animal watchers and hunters all find them invaluable. There are also apparently great for being able to pick out your cray pots in the distance on a dark night, and they're also popular tools in neighbourhood disputes.
About the Author
Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks.All articles by Mike Hanlon