Awesome Light Bulbs

Changing a Light Bulb with a Drone

Changing a Light Bulb with a Drone

How many quadrotors does it take to change a light bulb? Apparently, just one. This lone drone’s mission to insert and tighten a light bulb is made so much more dramatic by the addition of dialogue from Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar.

Breaking a Row of Light Bulbs

Breaking a Row of Light Bulbs

How Ridiculous continues their quest to destroy as much stuff as possible with another one of their competition videos. This time, the guys challenged each other to see how hard they could throw objects at a line of light bulbs to see how many they could take out with a single throw.

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The Fragility of Complexity

The Fragility of Complexity

Illustrating just how interdependent the world has become, artist Neil Mendoza built The Fragility of Complexity, a motorized, kinetic art installation composed of a row of hammers that rotate perilously close to a series of moving light bulbs. Neil says only a single light bulb was broken during its construction.

Infinity Fireworks Effect LED Bulb

Infinity Fireworks Effect LED Bulb
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This truly unique LED bulb will definitely be a conversation piece in your room, and you won’t want to hide it behind a shade. It uses LEDs and a colorful prismatic mirror effect to make it look like there’s a burst of fireworks inside of its glass. It’s not bright, but works great as an accent or nightlight.

Color-changing Filament Bulbs

Color-changing Filament Bulbs

Feit Electric’s unique smart light bulb can produce the warm amber glow of an old-fashioned Edison-style filament lamp, or one of millions of colors from its RGB LED strips. Works in any standard E26 base, and can be controlled remotely via Alexa, Google Assistant, or the Feit Electric app.

USB Cordless Light Bulb

USB Cordless Light Bulb
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We love how they’ve figured out how to make LED light bulbs that look like vintage filament bulbs. But this one has another trick: it doesn’t need to be screwed into a socket at all. Suck UK designed this glass and metal bulb to run wirelessly. Its rechargeable battery provides about four hours of light per charge.

The Bulb Factory

The Bulb Factory

London’s William & Watson Ltd makes light bulbs the old-fashioned way, hand-placing and wrapping hair-thin filaments into molten glass, and using vintage machinery to assemble and test each bulb. The company makes both vintage style and modern LED filament bulbs.

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