Ever walk back to your room in the dark after looking at your computer screen for hours? Unless you know your path like the back of your hand, you’re going to stub your toe.
A great Instructables post has 10 ways to improve your night vision immediately. These are some of the best ideas I’ve heard; plus pirates get a mention.
step 6. The pirate’s technique
When moving from darkness to light, and then back into darkness, keep one eye closed and the other one open. This will allow you to retain night vision in the closed eye.
It is said this is one of the reasons why pirates used to wear an eyepatch.
10 Ways To Improve Your Natural Night Vision – [Instructables]