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]