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  • May 28, 2014
    Because I'm slow like a tortoise sloth, this is an Indiegogo campaign for the production of Solar Roadways, hexagonal solar cells that can be used to replace existing roads, sidewalks, driveways, etc. The solar cells will not only provide clean power to the grid, but also use ... / Continue →
  • November 27, 2013
    These are Tail Lights, strips of programmable LEDs to light up your horse's tail for higher visibility. PLUS FLAIR. You know what I do when I wanna show off my ass? Well first I have to coax him out of the barn with an apple! Get it? I hope you don't, I hope you just thin... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2013
    The South Korean government has approved the plans to build an invisible tower outside of Seoul near the Incheon International Airport (GREAT PLACE FOR AN INVISIBLE TOWER). The building was designed by GDS Architects of Pasadena, California, and works by using cameras to capt... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2013
    This is a news report from the BBC about scientists tracking snail movement using LEDs taped to their shells. The scientists discovered snails were able to move, on average, about one meter an hour, which I feel like is information we probably already knew. I suspect there wa... / Continue →
  • March 1, 2013
    Don't worry, I just punched myself in the neck for that whole 'you glow girl' thing. I deserved it. And probably much worse. Because we live in the future, and the future shines like the lens flare in a new Star Trek movie, Mattel is releasing a $50(!) Barbie with an interac... / Continue →
  • March 5, 2012
    Mercedes Benz decked out one of their minivans with an LED screen on one side and a camera on the other that can stream it's feed to the screen to make the vehicle look invisible. It was done to advertise the company's new F-CELL hydrogen fuel cells, which generate zero emissi... / Continue →
  • February 17, 2012
    This is an artistically shot video by Jacob Sutton of a guy shredding some fresh pow-pow at night wearing a suit covered in LEDs. That's pretty much it. One thing's for certain though, if brobro keeps this up he might wind up gaining the unwanted attention of some Yetis. And... / Continue →
  • February 2, 2012
    The headline: I let my little sister write this one. Just kidding, it was me but I figured I'd cover my bases in case you thought I was dumb. "You are." I am so stupid. This is the 55,000 LED light 'Luminarie De Cagna' built in Ghent, Belgium to celebrate the 2012 Light Fes... / Continue →
  • November 8, 2011
    Those ankles. $30 LED slippers: so you can find that bit of midnight snack you dropped on your way back from the fridge. And don't even act like they're to prevent stubbing toes because nobody watches their feet while they walk unless they're trying to avoid dog shit or break... / Continue →
  • November 4, 2011
    The Lumi Nube is a conceptual pillow with integrated strips of LED tape that light up so you can...I dunno, do whatever the hell you'd do with a glowing pillow. "OMG, I'm gonna have my girlfriend sit on t--" Stop it right there, pervert. I don't even wanna hear what kind of ... / Continue →
  • September 4, 2011
    This is a series of (mostly) dinosaur LED drawings by artist Darren Pearson. Obviously Darren has a superhuman sense of spatial awareness because one time at a rave I tried swinging two glowsticks around on shoe strings and ended up putting some dude's eye out and strangling m... / Continue →
  • July 11, 2011
    Seen here looking cooler than a cucumber in a bowl of Rectal Fire hotsauce, Dave Forbes displays the 160x120 pixel LED television coat he built to wear to Burning Man. Me? I'm just gonna wear a gourd on my pecker LIKE A NORMAL PERSON. Jk jk, normal people don't go to Burnin... / Continue →
  • July 1, 2011
    Hey -- this rainbow tastes like pet fur and dust bunnies! What happens when you let seven Roombas (each with a different colored LED strapped to its head) loose in a room for a late-night cleaning sesh? This. THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS, LARRY. The creators, IBR Algorithm Group, e... / Continue →
  • March 22, 2011
    For the next day and change, until MARCH 24TH, 5PM JAPAN TIME (MARCH 24TH, 3AM EST), Tokyoflash is giving 100% of all purchases values to the Japanese Tsunami Relief Fund. So now you can buy the watch you've always wanted and donate to charity at the same time. It's the feel-... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2011
    Seen here looking like some sort of futuristic vision, Janne Parviainen takes photographs painted with LEDs/sparklers. Impressive Janne, but try painting with darkness. Haha -- can't do it, can you?! You've gotta sell your soul to the devil for that shit! Straight from the ... / Continue →
  • January 11, 2011
    Because honest-to-goodness laser-vision is still another 40 years out (I've been to the future and seen it -- I just didn't understand the technology), scientists are constantly making incremental steps in that direction. The next little "breakthrough"? Contacts that project ... / Continue →
  • October 19, 2010
    Tattoos: they're cool and all, but they aren't light-up enough. Enter the implantable LED array. Now that skull & crossbones you've been considering can have blinking red eyes. You'll be the talk of the pirate party! The LED arrays were developed by John Rogers from the Uni... / Continue →
  • July 22, 2010
    Want a futuristic space helmet like the guys from Daft Punk wear? Well now you can make your own, thanks to a in-depth build page by Volpin Props (the makers of the amazing Bioshock Big Daddy suit). Just look at it. I bet you don't even need a spaceship to fly to the stars w... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2010
    When it comes to taking down perps, you don't always want to shoot them in the face and have their brains explode all over the wall. Wait -- you don't?! No, you don't. Sometimes you're gonna need to torture them first to gain vital information. Aaaaaah, right right right! ... / Continue →
  • June 8, 2010
    This is Tokyoflash's latest design, the $170 Kisai 'Changing Lanes'. It looks good. What doesn't is the dent in my fender BECAUSE YOU DIDN'T USE YOUR F***ING BLINKER. Hours are displayed on the left side of the interface, starting with 1:00 at the top, traveling down to 6:00... / Continue →