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  • April 27, 2016
    Logitech recently had this giant pixelated screen on display at their booth at Pax East. The display was made from 160 of their G810 Orion Spectrum RGB lit gaming keyboards and played a short 8-bit style love story for people to watch (which you can also watch after the jump i... / Continue →
  • April 26, 2016
    These are the Critical Hit Galaxy D20s available from ThinkGeek for $20, but only at 2016 conventions they attend. They flash blue when you roll a 20 which you would be able to see above if our content management system wasn't giving me trouble and I could upload a GIF. The i... / Continue →
  • April 25, 2016
    These are the Dino Lamps available from Firebox. They cost around $43 apiece and look kinda like they're origami. They're not paper though, they're plastic. Unfortunately, they only come with a UK style electric plug so you're going to need an adapter to plug them in elsewhe... / Continue →
  • April 7, 2016
    Because Star Wars everything, this is the $60 R2-D2 Architectural Desk Lamp available from ThinkGeek. It looks like everybody's favorite droid minus the people whose favorite droid is BB-8 or one of those Gonk droids that looks like a trashcan with feet. You know I used to ha... / Continue →
  • March 16, 2016
    This is the $32 MBI Matchbook, a set of 8 emergency LED flashlights in the form factor of a traditional matchbook. Each flashlight lasts about 8 hours so you get 64 hours of light from a matchbook. Obviously, they don't produce very much light at all but "can be useful in an ... / Continue →
  • March 7, 2016
    This is the Smart Rope, a jump rope with 23 LEDs embedded in the middle of the rope that light up in front of you to display your current jump count while you're roping. Alternatively, do things the old fashioned way and count in your head. Or out loud -- I won't make fun of ... / Continue →
  • January 11, 2016
    This is Drone 100, a collaboration between Intel and Ars Electronica Futurelab starring 100 aerial drones performing a choreographed dance routine to an orchestra performance. It managed to secure the Guinness World Record for most unmanned aerial vehicles flown simultaneously... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2015
    The Technomancer 2.0 Digital Wizard Hoodie is a $120 hoodie available from ThinkGeek (previously an April Fools' joke that they made real). The hoodie has accelerometers in the sleeves programmed to read nine different spell-casting arm movements, each one of which produces a u... / Continue →
  • November 23, 2015
    These are Luma Dice, solid block aluminum dice with light-up LED number spots. The dice are powered by a replaceable battery, and have a motion sensor that activates the lights when you pick them up to roll them. They've been balanced to the best of the maker's ability, but a... / Continue →
  • November 18, 2015
    Because the Galactic Empire doesn't care if Thanksgiving has passed or not, this is the lifesize TIE fighter light display created by a friend of Imgur user guitarfarts (who presumably sounds like a Nickelback cover band). It is most impressive. I've been brainstorming what k... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2015
    Every year the folks at Creative Lighting Displays produce a ridiculously elaborate Halloween house display. This is a video of this year's, synchronized to the Ghostbusters theme song. How many lights are there? F***ING TONS, THAT'S HOW MANY. So many you can see the house ... / Continue →
  • September 24, 2015
    These a handful of the skateboards eBay seller andyshrinkage has turned into wall lamps by replacing the trucks and wheels with light fixtures. They cost $140 and up depending on the rarity of the board used, although you could probably make one yourself if you have some basic... / Continue →
  • September 18, 2015
    Luna Lanterns (currently an already funded Indiegogo campaign) are moon-shaped lamps for the home. They come in seven different sizes from 3.2-inches to 23.6-inches and cost between $75 - $875. I want one of every size. I could never afford that though, so I'll be sticking t... / Continue →
  • August 20, 2015
    These are the Weeping Angel string lights available from ThinkGeek. A string of ten costs $25 and the angels, which alternate between eyes covered and attacking, can be set to blink on and off. I just bought two strings to accentuate my Doctor Who Christmas tree Halloween cos... / Continue →
  • August 3, 2015
    These are the 3-D printed light switch plates sold by Etsy store 3DPrintingEgg. They're charging $10 for a single switch cover, and $20 for a double or triple switch, although the designs are free to print if you have your own 3-D printer. I just bought a bunch before realizi... / Continue →
  • July 13, 2015
    ShredLights are headlights for your skateboard. They slide onto a small bracket you attach to your truck's bolts, and are USB rechargeable. They were designed to look cool and help prevent spills from hitting cracks at night. Ex-Toronto mayor Rob Ford? He will hit cracks an... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2015
    This is the already funded Kickstarter for $150 Glow Headphones. Glow headphones (wait -- did that say $150?) come in red, blue and green and contain a laser and light-diffusing fiber cord that pulses to the music you're listening to. OR your heartbeat (provided they meet the... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2015
    Some arguably bored and misguided mother in Tennessee is outraged after discovering the lights on the back of a school bus appear to be upside down stars (aka "satanic pentagrams" to some people), sending her off on her own personal crusade for Christianity. "Wow -- we really ... / Continue →
  • January 3, 2015
    This is a video of performance artist Lindzee Poi (of eye-melting ring illusion fame) swinging two poi around. Obviously, he would be your best friend at a rave. But probably make a lousy roommate. Dammit Lindzee, what did I tell you about swinging those things around inside... / Continue →
  • December 23, 2014
    This is an image of the 17th century ship that's being projected on two intersecting curtains of water (to make it appear more 3-D) in an Amsterdam canal. The installation was created by Romanian architecture studio visualSKIN and will be on display until January 18th as part... / Continue →