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NEBO OMNI 2K Work Light

NEBO OMNI 2K Work Light

Punching out up to 2,000 lumens, the OMNI 2K will have no trouble lighting up your work area. It can be used hands-free and angled towards your project, hung up by its handles, or attached to metal surfaces via magnets. Its offers multiple brightness levels and a red emergency light with a flashing mode.

Lunar Wall Lamp

Lunar Wall Lamp
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Bring the moon indoors with this high-definition print of the lunar surface, encircled by LED lighting. It’s made from titanium magnesium alloy and acrylic and measures 24″ across, and its light can be set to warm and cool color temperatures. Available through 12.30.21 from Touch of Modern. They also sell a 14″ version.

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Coast Adjustable Beam Work Light

Coast Adjustable Beam Work Light
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There are lots of work lights out there, but what makes this one different is its ability to adjust between spot and flood beams. So whether you need a narrow, focused beam or a broad area light, you’re good. It has 125-lumen and 1150-lumen modes, an adjustable kickstand/handle, and a built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery.

Kizen Collapsible Lantern

Kizen Collapsible Lantern
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Kizen’s compact LED lantern is perfect for campsites or anywhere you need a little extra light. It collapses down to about the size of a hockey puck and can run on solar or USB power, and its rechargeable battery can be used as a phone charger in an emergency. It comes in blue or yellow.

Sound-reactive LED Light Bars

Sound-reactive LED Light Bars

These neat desktop gadgets add a splash of color and light anywhere you have sound. Each one of these LED light bars can respond with colorful light show using a built-in microphone and can be set to different color schemes using a smartphone app. We found a variety of these for sale on Amazon and AliExpress.

LED MINI Electric

LED MINI Electric

Nicholas ‘Nico’ Martin took a MINI Electric and wrapped it in 2000 Twinkly LED smart lights. The festive electric car is touring various locations in the UK this holiday season, bringing cheer and helping to raise awareness and donations for three charitable causes: The MS Trust, Duchenne UK, and the Alzheimer’s Society.

Super Mario Light Box

Super Mario Light Box
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South Carolina’s Moore Than Just a Book makes works of illuminated using layers of laser-cut paper under glass to create a silhouetted depth effect. Our favorite is this scene inspired by the world of Super Mario. It measures 8″h x 10″w and comes with either a black or white frame.

Lunar Topography Ceiling Light

Lunar Topography Ceiling Light

Maker Frank Howarth wanted to make a unique ceiling light to install over his dining table. After playing around with a simpler design, he decided to go with a three-panel design comprising CNC-cut wood slices based on the topography of the lunar surface. They also look like a Joy Division album cover.

Bright Eyes Helios Bike Headlight

Bright Eyes Helios Bike Headlight
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Never worry about nighttime visibility on your bike again. Bright Eyes‘ headlight cranks out 1600 lumens on its high setting. Thanks to an external battery pack, it can run from 4 to 16 hours depending on brightness level. It fits all bike handlebars, and comes with a diffuser lens and a free LED taillight.

RGB LED Tower Desk Light

RGB LED Tower Desk Light

Add a bit of cyberpunk style to any desktop with these LED lamps from AshelArt. The 15″ tall lamps are made from a stack of acrylic tiles which diffuse color through their edges and can display a variety of colorful lighting and rainbow effects. It’s sound-sensitive too, so it can change colors to the beat of your music.

ArchFlex Task Lamp

ArchFlex Task Lamp
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This unique desk lamp features a flexible aluminum arch embedded with dotless SMD LEDs behind an anti-glare cover for shadow-free task lighting. It comes with two magnetic docking plates, and its arch can be bent to suit your specific needs. Its lights offer an adjustable color range from 2,700K to 6,000K via an RF remote.

Super Mario Bros. Build-a-Level Light

Super Mario Bros. Build-a-Level Light
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If Super Mario Bros. and Tetris did a crossover, it might look something like this tabletop accent light. The set comes with 16 double-sided and stackable light blocks which you can mix and match to create your own custom 8-bit game level. Makes a great gift for any Nintendo fan.

Luci Solar String Lights

Luci Solar String Lights
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Add a splash of light to your campsite, nighttime tailgating, or backyard dinner party with these solar-powered string lights from MPOWERD. They attach to a charging puck that holds an 18-foot length of cord, dotted with 20 LEDs. It runs for up to 20 hours per charge, and is available in both warm white and color versions.

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Greenidea Magnetic Work Light

Greenidea Magnetic Work Light
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This rechargeable light bar is perfect for working under your car hood, near breaker panels, or other metal surfaces. It has two powerful magnets and hidden swivel hooks for mounting versatility, and its 7800mAh battery pack can also recharge gadgets. It outputs up to 1200 lumens and offers four adjustable color temperatures.

The Matrix Halloween Light Show

The Matrix Halloween Light Show

Each year, Tom BetGeorge puts on an awesome Halloween light show to help raise funds for the McHenry House Family Shelter. One of 2021’s displays was inspired by The Matrix, complete with those iconic green computer effects, and set to Rage Against the Machine’s Wake Up, the track from the ending sequence of the movie.

Ledlenser ML4 Mini Lantern

Ledlenser ML4 Mini Lantern

This teensy lantern from Ledlenser measures less than 4″ tall but produces up to 300 lumens of glare-free lighting. It has a built-in hanging hook, and three white light modes, and two red light modes. It comes with a rechargeable battery but can also run on a AA battery. Available in cool or warm white versions.

NEBO Bucket Flashlight

NEBO Bucket Flashlight
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NEBO’ collapsible lantern doubles as a watertight bucket. It folds down to just 2.2″ thick and expands to hold up to 1.3 gallons (5 liters) of contents. With its lid on, it works as a lantern, and its puck-shaped magnetic light is removable. It’s perfect for doing under-sink repairs or for carrying bathing supplies when camping.

LED Electric Guitar

LED Electric Guitar

Thanks to modern technology, low-voltage, electronically-controlled lighting can be integrated into all kinds of things. Immerge Interactive shows off a project they did where they embedded colorful LED illumination into a Fender Telecaster guitar. It works with their software to display patterns in sync with the music.

Stanley 5000LM LED Worklight

Stanley 5000LM LED Worklight
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You’ll never work in the dark with this supremely bright LED light from Stanley. Its three heads combine to crank out 5000 lumens, or can be dimmed to 50%. The main light can be angled up or down, while the side units can rotate as well. It also packs a USB port and a 120VAC outlet on front, and it’s safe for damp locations.

Why Ships Don’t Have Headlights

Why Ships Don’t Have Headlights

Every now and then you hear about a ship that collided with another in the dark of night. You’d think that the solution would be to equip them with headlights like cars, right? Casual Navigation explains the optical properties at work which makes the idea suboptimal, and explains the other kind of lights that ships do have.

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DeepLight 12 Dodecagon Light

DeepLight 12 Dodecagon Light
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Artist David Hughes created this incredible light-up showpiece using bespoke 2-way glass mirrors to produce an endless array of patterns. Its custom circuit boards power 960 colorful LEDs, which come to life to produce its hypnotic designs. It’s built with a sturdy, anodized aluminum frame and is limited to 500 pieces.

Ulanzi RGB Tube Light

Ulanzi RGB Tube Light
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This compact, tubular light adds a splash of color to photographs or can set the mood of any setting. It offers adjustable color temperatures, RGB color, and effects modes. A strong magnet and tripod thread provide versatile mounting options. Depending on brightness, it can run from 2 to 15 hours per charge.

Arclight Bike Pedals

Arclight Bike Pedals
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These LED-illuminated bike pedals improve nighttime safety while looking awesome. They’re much brighter than standard bike lights and have sensors to keep the white light forward and red light backward. Their light modules can be removed for charging or attached to other locations such as handlebars or a seat post.

FLEXiT 4.0 Flexible Flashlight

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The latest version of STKR’s FLEXiT flexible work light allows for a huge variety of hands-free positions and angles. Its multiple CREE LEDs output up to 400 lumens, with focused spot and wide floodlight modes, a red night mode, and a 2-color flashing hazard mode.

Hexa-LED Honeycomb Ceiling Lights

Hexa-LED Honeycomb Ceiling Lights
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Give your garage, workshop, or business a bold new look with these hexagonal LED light fixtures. They’re modular so you can connect multiples, and produce a bright and crisp 6000K color temperature. Sold as 4′ individual rings, 10′ x 5′ strips, or 15.75′ x 8′ grids.

Nite Ize Buglit Micro Flashlight

Nite Ize Buglit Micro Flashlight
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Hang this cute critter on your keyring or backpack, and you’ll always be ready to bug out. The BugLit micro flashlight is a handy task light with a carabiner and bendy legs to point the light where you need it. The rechargeable light has four modes and is bright enough to illuminate up to 50 feet.

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