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Nitecore LR60 Lantern Powerbank

Nitecore LR60 Lantern Powerbank

Nitecore’s compact camping lantern offers plenty of smooth and bright light. Its nine high CRI LEDs produce up to 280 lumens and can be set to illuminate only from its sides, top, or in all directions. Load it up with a pair of powerful 21700 batteries, and it can quick-charge your phone or other gadgets.

Kouik Swing Arm LED Desk Lamp

Kouik Swing Arm LED Desk Lamp
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This incredibly flexible modern desk lamp is great in any workspace. It’s designed to produce smooth, shadow-free light with no flickering, and offers variable brightness and color temperature settings. Its 17″ wide head can rotate 180º, its adjustable arm has three 205º hinges, and its base can spin 360º.

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Energizer Folding Lantern

Energizer Folding Lantern
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This compact LED lantern folds up for easy packing and opens up onto a kickstand when in use. It outputs up to 400 lumens of brightness and delivers smooth and even light in every direction. It’s just as useful for camping and working on indoor projects, and its integrated handle lets you hang or carry it while lit.

NiteIze Radiant Micro Lantern

NiteIze Radiant Micro Lantern
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NiteIze’s tiny, hanging lantern is perfect for camping or whenever you need a portable, directional light. It has a built in clip, and its head can swivel to adjust its angle. In addition to white light, it offers red, green, blue, and color-changing “Disc-O” modes. Runs for up to 10 hours per charge.

Novostella LED Floodlights

Novostella LED Floodlights
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These waterproof LED lights add a wash of color indoors or out. The brightest model punches out 60 watts of illumination and comes with a 44-key remote to change colors and brightness, as well as fade and strobe modes. Sold in sets of two. It also comes in 20-watt and 100-watt variants.

Neozoon Suction Cup Lamp

Neozoon Suction Cup Lamp

The Neozoon is unlike any light we’ve seen before. Its soft silicone shade doubles as a suction cup, allowing the lamp to stick to any smooth surface. It’s just as easy to detach and move and offers stepless dimming. It runs for 6 to 12 hours per charge depending on brightness setting.

MOGICS Coconut Waterproof Light

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This playful spherical light can be rolled around and tossed like a rubber ball. It’s made from silicone and is waterproof, so you can even use it in a swimming pool. The light offers four brightness settings and comes in white or multicolor variants. Save 24% in The Awesomer Shop.

Zesen Power Strip Work Light

Zesen Power Strip Work Light
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The perfect outlet strip for any workbench – this 4 foot-long strip offers up 10 wide-spaced outlets, a duo of 3.4 amp USB charging ports, surge suppression, and a pair of bright LED work lights that can be aimed downward towards your work surface. Measures 37.5″(w) x 6.69″ (h) x 2.16″ (d).

Nova Surfrider Accent Lamps

Nova Surfrider Accent Lamps
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The two-toned color schemes on these table lamps were inspired by the tides at Northern California’s Mavericks Beach. They feature a spherical glass shade and a brushed steel base, and include an LED Edison-style bulb. Choose from 10″ or 5″ diameter variants. Sale ends 4.11.2021.

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.

Sunne Solar Light

Sunne Solar Light

Designed by Marjan van Aubel, the Sunne is a modern ambient lighting source that harvests solar energy during the daytime, providing illumination at night. The light hangs in a window and automatically turns on at dusk. Its touch control offers three color settings: rise, light, and set. It’s made from anodized aluminum and acrylic.

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.

ZOOOII Light-up Sneakers

ZOOOII Light-up Sneakers

These slick modern sneakers have electroluminescent wire embedded in their soles, plus an RGB LED logo patch on the back. They can be controlled via a smartphone app, and have motion sensors that can react to your foot movements. They have a laceless design and will come in both white and black variants.

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TorchONE Bike Helmet

TorchONE Bike Helmet

There are plenty of bike helmets out there with illumination, but what makes the TorchONE different is that its lights can be detached for daytime riding, reducing weight. The curved front and rear light panels are also visible from the sides, and offer four modes. Available in Midnight Black, Gunmetal Grey, Neon Yellow, and Arctic White.

Luci 2.0 Inflatable Solar Lights

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These lightweight waterproof LED lights are perfect for camping, outdoor dining, or hiking. They feature a solar panel on one side and can run for up to 24 hours on a full charge. Built-in handles make them easy to carry or hang. Save $8 on this two-pack with code LUCILUX8 in The Awesomer Shop.

ZeroDark 3-Piece Light Set

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Get a great deal on ZeroDark’s set of LED lights for all of your outdoor adventures. The trio includes a bright flashlight with six modes and a side floodlight, a collapsible lantern, and a head-mounted light perfect for late-night hikes. Save 66% off the MSRP in The Awesomer Shop.

Phive LK-1 Architect Lamp

Phive LK-1 Architect Lamp
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Working from home? Give your workspace an upgrade with a high quality desk lamp. Phive’s modern metal light provides lots of adjustability with its swiveling, pivoting head, and 16.3″ + 16.3″ adjustable arm. Its diffusion panel uses 144 LEDs to produce smooth, glare-free light with six brightness levels and four color temperatures.

Milwaukee Rover Flood Light

Milwaukee Rover Flood Light
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Milwaukee Tools‘ portable, rechargeable light uses ten LEDs to provide a smooth and bright light for your projects. It has 100, 250, and 550 lumen modes, and can pivot 210º to direct light where you need it. It’s got a built in carabiner clip for carrying, and a magnetic base for attaching to car hoods and other metal surfaces.

Nite Ize Rechargeable Glow Stick

Nite Ize Rechargeable Glow Stick
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Glow sticks can add a splash of color and light to nighttime festivities. But they’re also filled with hazardous chemicals and only last a short time. Nite Ize’s version uses LEDs instead, and lasts for up to 8.5h per charge. It offers multiple colors to choose from, is IPX7-rated waterproof, and includes an S-biner clip for attachment.

Tokyo Mega Illumination 2020

Tokyo Mega Illumination 2020

Like many places around the world, Tokyo likes to celebrate the holidays with lights. The photography masters at Virtual Japan captured this highly immersive footage of Tokyo City Keiba’s 2020 festival of lights, which features over 8 million individual lights for visitors to enjoy. It looks especially rich and vibrant in 4K HDR.

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Best Christmas Light Show 2020

Best Christmas Light Show 2020

Each year, lighting designer Tom BetGeorge sets up the coolest holiday light show around. And every year, the visuals get more impressive. For those of us unable to visit the display, he’s been kind enough to share the 34-minute extravaganza. All he asks is that you consider donating to the McHenry House Tracy Family Shelter.

Internova Monster LED Lantern

Internova Monster LED Lantern
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This portable light can kick out up to 1500 lumens in its brightest mode, providing smooth 360º illumination for your campsite or any place you need to light up. It takes four D-cell batteries and has four brightness modes. Integrated hooks in its top and base provide hanging versatility.

Baby Yoda Desktop Light

Baby Yoda Desktop Light
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This adorable Baby Yoda Desktop Light will look great sitting on your desk or bookshelf and will bring a bit of the Light Side into your life on days when you’re feeling like giving in to the Dark Side of the Force. Rather than running on Midi-chlorians, this cute but powerful being gets its energy from a couple of AAA batteries.

Geometric Shadowcaster Lamps

Geometric Shadowcaster Lamps
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The guys at ThunderDomes are in the business of building geodesic domes. But they also make some nifty LED lamps, which use 3D printing and cast resin structures to throw dramatic shadows onto walls, ceilings, and floors. They come in a variety of designs, with our favorite being the golden ratio spiral pattern.

Beem Modular Lights

Beem Modular Lights

Designer Samuel Wilkinson’s unique lighting system uses bulbs with flexible LED filaments to create a bold and modern look. The lights can work individually or in larger fixtures such as chandeliers. The bulbs come in four shapes, three “smiles” of varying degrees, and a curly shape that wraps around its ceramic base.

How to Make a Real Bat-Signal

How to Make a Real Bat-Signal

If you’ve got a theatrical Leko light and a metal pattern gobo lying around, you can project your own Bat-signal with ease. But if you don’t and you’re resourceful like NightHawkInLight, you can still build one, using a flashlight like the crazy-bright Imalent MS18, along with lenses and parts you can buy from eBay.

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