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  • April 17, 2012
    This is the Phillips' latest award-winning LED light bulb, a 10-watter that produces the light equivalent (and warm glow) of a 60-watt incandescent and is rated to last 20-years at 4-hours/use a day. Will we even be using light bulbs in 20 years? No, we will not. The world i... / Continue →
  • January 14, 2010
    This is a very well made stop-motion LEGO short. I highly recommend you watch it. I did -- twice, and I found it really inspiring. Not as inspirational as the Special Olympics, but still pretty good. Lego Short Film Makes Me Want to Play With Legos Immediately [gizmodo]... / Continue →
  • December 1, 2009
    They're shaped like robots and they're receiving electricity. That's playing with fire. And if I've learned anything about playing with fire, it's this: always get somebody else to light it. Preferably somebody who didn't see how much lighter fluid you used. However, if you... / Continue →
  • November 29, 2009
    Finally, a sport manly enough for yours truly. Sorry guys, but I'm officially retiring from lava diving and shark rodeo. Now, which one of you handsome gents wants the honor of receiving my first highly-toxic pummeling? You in the front row -- scrawny guy with the eyepatch. ... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2009
    This Star Ship chandelier was designed by ELK Lighting to resemble the Starship Enterprise but they only call it the Star Ship because they don't want to actually pay royalties. Nice, ELK, I like your style. If you're interested, the classy fixture is available for $189. Plu... / Continue →
  • October 4, 2009
    Awesome, a lamp powered by human blood. Because this will end well. What if, every time you wanted to switch on a light, you had to bleed? Would you think twice before illuminating the room, and in turn, using up energy? That's the idea behind the blood lamp, invented by ... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2008
    Korean designer Joonhuyn Kim came up with a novel improvement for lightbulbs -- making them flatter! unlike ordinary bulbs its volume is 1/3 smaller, reducing the cost of packaging and transport. its slim shape allows bulbs to be easily stacked and prevents breakage as it do... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2008
    Last week Intel demonstrated a system that can broadcast 60 watts of power up to three feet with 75% efficiency. Using the system seen above, they shot power from one ring of death to the other, and lit a lightbulb. Now I'm not saying it's a good idea to wave your baby-maker ... / Continue →
  • July 2, 2008
    Hailing all the way from Thailand, this commercial was made for Sylvania by ad agency JEH United and has it all -- a picnicking family, ghosts, a guy who may or may not be a member of the Blue Man Group, and a transvestite. Advertising people, take note: this is how you sell ... / Continue →
  • December 13, 2007
    The picture above shows a cordless drill a man modded into a little handheld Tesla Coil. As is evident from the picture, the little coil is great for things like, um, making a light bulb glow like a plasma globe. Neat buddy, but can you mod a cordless drill to put holes in wood... / Continue →