Lighting
 
 
 
Green Energy
 
soil-light-1
soil-light-1
soil-light-1

Dirt Powered Light: Just Add Water

This alien like probe is in fact a light that runs on soil.  The same stuff you put your feet on everyday (unless your in NYC or don't leave your apartment) contains 'energy conducive metals like zinc, copper and iron, and micr...
 
LED
 
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altus-lumen-light
altus-lumen-light

Gadget Review: Altus Lumen PAD-L LED Light

If you’re outdoors in the dark, you’ll probably need a flashlight. Unfortunately, almost every flashlight is built the same way as a long tube. This makes it convenient to carry, but makes it less convenient to prop up anywhere...
 
Camera
 
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digi-slave-flexring-6400-1
digi-slave-flexring-6400-1

Cracking The Photag Whip Is The Digi-Slave Flexring 6400

SR Electronics latest light ring, the FlexRing 6400, might just burn the crap out of your retinas if you don't strap on a welder's mask.  Composed of 64 white LEDs - 32 in the center ring and 16 on each arm - it be attached to ...

 
Household
 
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led-shower-door-1
led-shower-door-1

LED Shower Door, Need I Say More

Water and technology have their place with one and other, but often they go together like tuna and peanut butter.  What exactly do I mean?  Get your tech wet and usually it's fried.  The Cromobox LED shower door however, is the...
 
Green Energy
 
afterlite
afterlite
afterlite

Gadget Review: After-Lite Crystal Energy Cell Night Light

Everyone knows that light bulbs burn electricity, but if you get compact Energy Star fluorescent light bulb (which looks like a thick strand of spaghetti twisted in a circle), you can cut back on the amount of power consumed co...
 
Lighting
 
wrist-light
wrist-light
wrist-light

Wrist Light: Rave Gadget Or Handyman Tool, You Choose

The Wrist Light is one of those things that looks good 'on paper' but in actual practice is probably torture to wear.  Embedded in the clear, snap on bracelet are 4 LED lights powered by a button sized battery.  Just switch it ...

 
Lighting
 
nitetrip-nightlight
nitetrip-nightlight
nitetrip-nightlight

NiteTrip Motion-activated Adjustable Night Light Review

If you need a night light to illuminate part of your house, such as the top of the stairs, you could get an ordinary night light that plugs into an electric wall outlet. However, this will only illuminate the area around the wa...
 
Lighting
 
ae-xenide-25-search-light5
ae-xenide-25-search-light5
ae-xenide-25-search-light5

AE Xenide 25 Search Light Review

Mag Lights have long been the flashlight staple of American consumers, until now. Drop those lame Halogens and upgrade to the world of eye blinding HID searchlights. Nothing quite describes the sensation of starring directly in...
 
Lighting
 
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107-year-old-light-bulb
107-year-old-light-bulb

107-year-old Light Bulb Still Burns

If this isn't proof that GE and every other light bulb manufacture has built obsolescent light bulbs for decades, I don't know what is. Located at a Livermore, California firestation, the 4-watt bulb got its own 100 year celebr...

 
Lighting
 

The Hand Crank Lamp

When the power goes out there are a few options: flashlights/battery operated lights, or candles. Candles aren't practical with kids, and chances are the batteries are half dead from the last power outage. I know the hand crank...
 
Household
 

Energizer Launches Rechargeable Home LED Lights

Energizer use to be a one trick pony. But these days they're actually diversifying and introducing some innovative and useful products. Today they unveiled their 'Light on Demand' line of products. Useful in a power outage, the...
 
Lighting
 

Ann Arbor to Go All LED StreetLights in the Next Year

When most people think Michigan they definitely don't think 'wave of the future'. But, starting now (actually Nov. 2007) and rolled out over the next 2 years, Ann Arbor will replace all street lights with LED lights. The city s...