I bought this string of 100 LEDs with a solar charger a couple of years ago to put on our front gate. I set it to blink and it was a nice way for people to find our house at night. But a couple of months ago we had some work done on the gate and the guy severed the wires. So I bought a new one. The solar panel has a built-in battery and I used Sugru to mount it to the gate. It works really well. Amazon has this on sale right now for $(removed).
We got a Philips Hue wireless dimmer switch and bulb for our bedroom in 2017 and it has not failed us once. It's not an Internet of Things gadget that requires using your smartphone to turn on a light bulb. It's just a wireless switch that you stick to your wall. The little remote can… READ THE REST
On the eve of the 2020 winter solstice, creative production studio Algorithm.ie brought new life to a stone carving believed to be the world's oldest sundial. As part of Ireland's "Shine Your Light" program, organized by Creative Ireland and Raidió Teilifís Éireann, the company used projections and lighting design to illuminate the ancient Kerbstone at… READ THE REST
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
When you're toddling around the web, you probably can't go more than a click or two before bumping into some content you want to read. But, you've got a busy life, so the list of articles and other assorted stuff that you'll "read later" just gets longer and longer and longer. Half of the reason… READ THE REST
Admit it…you've always wanted a Segway. Zipping up and down sidewalks and walkways. The easy, effortless spins, and the chance to experience the perfect combination of feeling like you're both walking and driving at the same time. But, for all their coolness, full-sized Segways weren't always practical to own if you weren't Paul Blart. Of… READ THE REST
So, with the heightened holiday frenzy to land a next generation video gaming console for under the tree, who topped the sales charts in December: Microsoft's Xbox Series X or Sony's PlayStation 5? It's a trick question…because the real answer is the same answer that's dominated game system sales since 2017: the Nintendo Switch. As… READ THE REST