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Insane Christmas Light Show

Insane Christmas Light Show

You’ve got to see this Christmas light video from Matt Johnson whose latest show uses those big LED message boards you see in Times Square or on the Vegas Strip. Matt’s family used to do shows at their house, but had to move it out of the neighborhood due to traffic.

Vivid Delights LED Lanterns

Vivid Delights LED Lanterns
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Vivid Delight’s laser-cut LED accent lights are wrapped in silhouettes of some of our favorite characters, and are very reasonably priced. While the Pokémon and Harry Potter designs are great, the Nightmare Before Christmas and Beetlejuice ones are perfect for Halloween.

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Striker TRiLIGHT Garage Light

Striker TRiLIGHT Garage Light

A screw-in lightbulb replacement designed to illuminate dark places like garages, unfinished basements, sheds, and more. With its adjustable LED panels, and 3000 lumen output, it can illuminate every corner of the room, and turns on and off via motion sensor.

Bookmark Light

Bookmark Light
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Kyouei Design’s bendy bookmark doesn’t just help you keep you from losing your place, it doubles as a book light. Simply fold the printed circuit board over and touch the positive and negative terminals together to turn on the LEDs.

Blinkers Bicycle Lights

Blinkers Bicycle Lights

A set of high tech bike lights that hold in place with powerful magnets. The headlight and rear brake light offer bright turn signals, and the rear light also projects a laser perimeter on both sides of your bike. A power-saving mode adjusts their intensity based on ambient light.

Bookman Curve Bicycle Light

Bookman Curve Bicycle Light

Bookman’s rechargeable bicycle lights are visible both straight ahead and from the side, thanks to their curved design. Their silicone strap fits up to 40mm poles. The front light lasts up to 35 hours per charge while the rear light lasts up to 10 hours per charge.

Qudos Action Light

Qudos Action Light

Knog’s portable lighting fixture adds up to 400 lumens of LED light to your nighttime and underwater video shoots. Includes a dual mount for action cams, and a DSLR hot-shoe/tripod mount. Awesomer readers save 30% off with discount code THEAWESOMER30 at checkout.

Death Star Mood Light

Death Star Mood Light
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Light up your darkest nights with the ultimate power in the universe. This 6″ Death Star will bring the a little light to the Dark Side of the Force – at least until the batteries run out. Glows white or red, with a green superlaser. There’s also a giant-sized version for $200.

Apelab Lightcan

Apelab Lightcan

It might look like a can of Red Bull, but it’s actually a colorful lighting fixture. Designed to throw a splash of colorful light on walls or ceilings, these battery-powered, remote controlled LED lights can go anywhere, and stay lit for up to 8 hours per charge.

Lume Cube

Lume Cube

This 1-1/2″ waterproof cube wirelessly connects with your smartphone to provide improved lighting for your photos, as a synced flash over Bluetooth, or providing constant light for videos. It’s adjustable up to 1500 lumens, and GoPro and Hot Shoe mounts are available.

Nite Ize Slap Lit LED Wrap

Nite Ize Slap Lit LED Wrap
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Whether you’re running, walking, or biking at night, you want to be visible to cars and other hazards. This modern take on the slap bracelet will fit around your wrist, arm, or leg, and provides bright red LED illumination and a reflective pattern too.

Darklight

Darklight

An eye-popping short film shot for Philips Ambilight TVs which follows mountain bikers Matt Hunter, Matty Miles and Graham Agassiz through spectacular and eerie nighttime landscapes. It’s the perfect storm of action, cinematography and lighting design.

Luminoodle

Luminoodle

The Luminoodle is a durable 5 foot long strand filled with USB-powered LEDs. It provides up 180 lumens of light and comes with a ripstop pouch that you can combine with the Luminoodle to make a lantern. It has embedded magnets and comes with zip ties.

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ShredLights

ShredLights

ShredLights provide skateboards with bright LED headlights, improving nighttime visibility so you don’t slam into hidden cracks, and making your board look just that much cooler in the dark. Would you drive your car without headlights?

CMYK LED Bulb

CMYK LED Bulb
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Designer Dennis Parren’s cool, but spendy lightbulb has red, green and blue LEDs around its perimeter which cast colorful cyan, magenta and yellow shadows on the wall around it. Complete lighting fixtures also available.

Kinetic Chandelier

Kinetic Chandelier

This massive chandelier in Russia’s Leningrad Center uses a grid of 1,089 moving wires, each of which has a multicolored LED orb at its tip. Its computer control system lets it create wireframe objects that look like they’re floating in space.

Philips Hue Go

Philips Hue Go

A portable version of Philips color-changing LED lights, the Hue Go has a built-in rechargeable battery pack, and works seamlessly with existing Hue networks and apps, as well as Ambilight TVs. Out this month in Europe, 5/15 in North America.

Buster + Punch Smoked LED Bulbs

Buster + Punch Smoked LED Bulbs
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These elegant LED bulbs offer a smoked finish and a columnar light source reminiscent of classic Edison bulbs. Metal pendant fixtures sold separately. Be sure to check compatibility, since these are sold in the UK.

Powering a Lantern Festival

Powering a Lantern Festival

CAT’s #BuiltForIT trials put their down their Jenga blocks for a minute and did something really cool to show off their gear, powering a massive lantern festival in a remote Chinese village using just a single one of their generators.

Edison Fireworks LED Bulbs

Edison Fireworks LED Bulbs
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Featuring more dynamic designs than others, these bulbs mimic the style of classic Edison lamps, but using modern LEDs in place of glowing metal filaments. A selection of the bulbs are on sale at Touch of Modern through 12/21/14.

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Neighborhood Xmas Light Show

Neighborhood Xmas Light Show

We haven’t decided what’s more impressive here – the technological wizardry needed to wire up and synchronize all of these houses in a single light show, or the idea that this many neighbors could agree to do this.

Philips Clear LED Bulbs

Philips Clear LED Bulbs

While LED bulbs are nothing new, Philips upcoming bulb has a clear shell and light diffuser which lets you see the warm 2700K light source, just like an incandescent filament. Coming July 2014 for about $12(USD) per bulb.

Revolights Arc

Revolights Arc

Revolights Arc is a fender-mounted nike taillight that’s more affordable than Revolights’ wheelmounted lights. It also acts as a brake light. Its battery lasts up to 8 hours and charges via USB in just 2 hours.

Superstar Chandelier

Superstar Chandelier
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A truly awesome lamp made from a cluster of PVC bubbles, illuminated by 150 white LEDs. While it may be retro-inspired, this lighting fixture is anything but old-fashioned. Designed by Anna Siedlecka & Radek Achramowicz.

Lunasee Motorcycle Wheel Lights

Lunasee Motorcycle Wheel Lights

Lunasee’s ASL 1000 uses four 1W LEDs to excite a strip of photoluminescent pinstripe tape that attaches to the rim of motorcycle wheels, improving nighttime visibility. It’s compatible with motorcycles that have dual swing arms.

Astronaut Chandelier

Astronaut Chandelier
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Whether you’re a kid, or just a kid at heart, looking up at this satin nickel ceiling fixture will remind you of your dreams of being an astronaut. And just think, someday you really might live on Mars.

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