I placed this 33-foot string of LED lights along the brick path leading to our front door. The light from the LEDs is pleasantly warm and does a good job of illuminating the path without hurting your eyes at night. The whole string burns just 5w so when I forget to turn it off, it's not a big deal. It's just $(removed) on Amazon with free prime shipping.
Steve Molans of Skeptik Innovations and Infinity Illuminations tricked out his 1991 Nissan Skyline GTS-4 with two cool features: infinity mirror tail lights and a remote starter made of a repurposed Nintendo controller. Before installing your own, check your local jurisdiction to confirm that these tail lights are street legal. And check with your friends… READ THE REST
And you thought that the Reveal fake sunlight-through-trees projector that I posted about last month was spendy at $320! Mitsubishi's new LED faux skylights will sell for $6000-$7000 depending on the model. The LEDs change color to simulate "morning glow and sunset." From Mitsubishi Electric, translated via Chrome: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation uses a unique structure… READ THE REST
Brooklyn lighting designer/artist Adam Frank's Reveal product is a projector system to create a gauzy, ethereal effect of sunlight streaming through shadowy trees. This will be ideal for my underground lair and loaning out to the neighborhood haunted house on Halloween. The Reveal is $280 for halogen $320 for the LED model. It includes five… READ THE REST
Going back to the Dick Tracy days of the 1940s, the idea of the ultra-powerful wrist-bound computer has been an ongoing fascination. We've finally crossed over into that world of tomorrow this century with the technology of the Apple Watch and other amazing smartwatches that do pretty much everything. Well…maybe almost everything. Because, while packing… READ THE REST
We've all heard about the positive impacts of using a standing desk versus the traditional sitting desk. Exactly how much a user benefits from standing is up for debate, though some argue the upside can be pretty great. One thing that we know, however, is that a sedentary life kills. Researchers do know that sitting… READ THE REST
If you only think of drones as silly diversions or big kid toys, you're selling the technology and its overall impact short. In Southern California, police drones and the AI running them are changing how law enforcement is being done. In Australia, companies are using drones to install bird protectors on power lines. And, news… READ THE REST