See Better with Pinhole Eyes

Pinhole Eyes

Bre Pettis, Make: Blog‘s resident Media Maker, adds this photo and description to the Hacks Flickr pool:

If you wear glasses like me, you’ll forget them at some point or you won’t have them on and you’ll need to read a street sign. The magic of a pinhole can help. By looking through the hole you make with your pointy finger, middle finger, and thumb, you will be able to see, in focus, things both close and far away.

He adds the obvious caveat that this hack doesn’t work in the dark, but as a woefully bespectacled hacker myself, I’ve already found this tip helpful in broad daylight.