Sure, the Lightsaber Umbrella looks totally impractical, but consider this: it’s a rainy and dark night and you’re crossing the street. The approaching cars can’t see you in your all black outfit, that is until you flip the switch and light up the umbrella’s LED illuminated shaft. It takes 3 x AAA batteries and costs about $28.
Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."