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Nitecore NU06 LE Signal Light

Nitecore NU06 LE Signal Light
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Designed for law enforcement, but useful for anyone, Nitecore’s NU06 LE signal light improves nighttime visibility. It has red, green, blue, and white LEDs with constant-on and flashing modes. Its 250mAh battery provides up to 75 hours of runtime, and it attaches easily with a magnetic hook-and-loop bracket or MOLLE system bracket.

Lander Cairn XL Lantern

Lander Cairn XL Lantern
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Lander’s palm-size light adds a bright area light to your tent, campsite, or while going for a nighttime stroll. Its elastic tether can anchor to itself for attaching to bags and clothing, and the 350-lumen lantern is both waterproof and drop-proof. It has a built-in 10000 mAh battery for charging gadgets or up to 250 hours of light.

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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.

1000 Drones at Burning Man

1000 Drones at Burning Man

At Burning Man 2022, Studio Drift put on an amazing light show using 1000 drones as their medium. After a display of geometric forms, the show culminated with a gigantic 3D human head gazing down at the crowd. Vitaly Katasonov captured video of the performance. We kept wanting it to shout, “SHOW ME WHAT YOU GOT!

ouTask Telescopic Lantern

ouTask Telescopic Lantern

This unique lantern can adjust in height from 10″ to 43″, providing a wider coverage area as it telescopes. Its head can be angled to direct its beam for task lighting, and its tripod legs are magnetic, so they can hold onto steel surfaces like car doors and hoods. It also collapses down to flashlight size.

SneakerThrone Shoe Organizers

SneakerThrone Shoe Organizers
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Put your sneakers collection on display in these LED-illuminated shoe organizers. Each two-shelf module is handmade from wood and features lift-and-slide acrylic doors with brushed silver pulls. Each unit holds up to six pairs of shoes and comes with a remote to control lighting colors.

Bomb Ceiling Light

Bomb Ceiling Light
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This unique ceiling light from ManCave Art Store is designed to look like an old WWII era bomb. It’s decorated in an army green powder coat, with “ACME” lettering on its side, and has four 3-watt LED downlights installed on its belly. Perfect for hanging over a bar, pool table, or card table. Measures 40″ long x 8″ diameter.

Milwaukee Tools M12 Rover Work Light

Milwaukee Tools M12 Rover Work Light
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Milwaukee’s compact and portable work light produces a smooth, wide-angle beam of neutral white light at up to 1000 lumens. It runs on an M12 REDLITHIUM battery pack and has multiple mounting options, including hanging, clamping, and powerful magnets. It’s also impact-, water-, and dust-resistant.

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.

Nitecore UTO5 Waist Light

Nitecore UTO5 Waist Light
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This waist-worn LED light helps improve nighttime visibility while hiking, running, or working in the dark. It outputs a smooth and bright beam to guide your way, with a 400-lumen mode and a 200-lumen mode. Also available in a bundle with the Nitecore BLT10 running belt. USB battery pack not included.

LEGO Ideas Motorized Lighthouse

LEGO Ideas Motorized Lighthouse
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Inspired by a fan submission to LEGO Ideas, this 2,065-piece kit lets you assemble a 19.7″ tall model lighthouse. It has great details like a lighthouse-keeper’s cottage, a rowboat, and a hidden treasure chest. But the literal highlight of the set is the rotating, lighted beacon at its top, complete with a LEGO fresnel lens.

NEBO Galileo Lanterns

NEBO Galileo Lanterns
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NEBO’s LED lanterns punch out more light than most, with both 500-lumen and 1000-lumen models available. They project smooth light in either a 120º or 360º pattern, and both include a red light mode for nighttime or emergency use. Their rechargeable battery packs can also be used to charge gadgets.

FEIT Electric LED Folding Worklight

FEIT Electric LED Folding Worklight
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The Feit Electric WORK500BAT is one versatile light. It combines a smooth 500-lumen COB work light with an 80-lumen flashlight for more focused tasks. A built-in hook and magnet provide multiple mounting options, and it’s got a rubberized handle for a firm grip. It runs for up to seven hours per charge.

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Recreating Sunlight Indoors

Recreating Sunlight Indoors

Replicating the sun’s brightness indoors isn’t easy to achieve. But if anyone can pull it off, it’s the guys from Corridor Crew. Though this time out, they didn’t rely on computers and visual effects and instead loaded up the studio with an insane amount of lighting gear. We’re amazed they didn’t light their test subject on fire.

LEDO Induction LEGO Light Bricks

LEDO Induction LEGO Light Bricks

There are a few kits out there that allow you to add lights to LEGO models, but this is the coolest take on the idea we’ve seen. Cultural Gutural created LEDO, light-emitting bricks that use wireless induction to illuminate. Move them near the base plate and they light up thanks to tiny coils and LEDS inside of each brick.

Ambient Lantern

Ambient Lantern
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Most modern lanterns are made from plastic. Mantar’s elegant LED lantern is made from aluminum and uses a transparent crystal glass shade to diffuse its light. Its LED offers adjustable color temperature and four brightness settings. Choose from stainless steel, brass, or black aluminum finishes.

Core Tent + Camping Light

Core Tent + Camping Light
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This 100-lumen LED lamp is the perfect ambient light source for your tent or other outdoor space. It can be placed on a table or hung from a tent or branch thanks to a built-in hanger that doubles as a kickstand. It offers two main brightness settings, plus a warmly glowing nightlight mode.

Chinese Dragon Boat

Chinese Dragon Boat

The incredible imagery you’re looking at was captured along Guilin, China’s Yulong River. The celebratory Golden Dragon boat is comprised of 80 interconnected rafts which form a 2300-foot-long dragon’s tail as it sails down the river. Each raft is illuminated with lanterns to bring the spectacle to life at night.

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.

CopGain Ambient TV Backlight

CopGain Ambient TV Backlight

There have been many attempts to create full-color ambient lighting for TV screens. Most of them have technical drawbacks or a high cost. CopGain aims to solve those with a value-priced kit that works with 4K HDMI video, has near-zero latency, and renders colors accurately. The Deluxe model works with screens up to 120″.

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Nite Ize Radiant ShineLine

Nite Ize Radiant ShineLine

Add a splash of ambient light and color to your campsite or backyard with this waterproof string lighting from Nite Ize. It has a light source at one end and a 10-foot-long fiber-optic strand, along with ties for stringing up the light. Its rechargeable battery lasts for up to 6 hours per charge. Comes in blue, white, and lime green.

3D-Printed Planet Lamps

3D-Printed Planet Lamps
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Colberd makes these tabletop lamps based on 3D models of our solar system’s planets. Each 5″ sphere is 3D printed from PLA plastic with a detailed map of the planet’s surface created from NASA images. They have a 16-color LED light source and include a wooden stand and remote control. USB power cable not included.

HyperCube Nano Light Cube

HyperCube Nano Light Cube

A compact and more affordable version of the awesome looking HyperCube led light cube. The 5.5″ USB-powered cube offers 95 pre-programmed light patterns and can react to sound and music. It works with a mobile app to control its animations, and multiple cubes can be synced together.

Goal Zero Torch 500

Goal Zero Torch 500
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This portable light from Goal Zero combines a 300-lumen floodlight and a 300-lumen spotlight. It has clips for hanging and is IP67 waterproof. Its 5200 mAh battery can be used to recharge your phone in an emergency, and it has a small 1.2-watt solar panel built-in for topping it off on sunny days.

STKR Flexit Headlamp Pro

STKR Flexit Headlamp Pro
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Never be caught in the dark when hiking or camping with STKR’s 650-lumen Flexit Headlamp Pro. The lightweight, hands-free light offers an adjustable spotlight and 240º wide-angle floodlight, as well as a red “night vision” mode. It’s USB rechargeable and its 18650 li-ion battery can easily be swapped out.

Stanley Workbench Light

Stanley Workbench Light
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Stanley’s PSL1000S light provides smooth and bright illumination for your workbench using 45 COB LEDs in an adjustable-angle light bar. It offers two brightness levels, as well as four AC power outlets, two USB charging ports, and storage for small hand tools at its sides.

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