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Nite Coaster

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Household, Misc. Tech

Nite CoasterDo you often get up in the middle of the night and grope around for your cellie or glasses and end up knocking them off the nightstand instead? The Nite Coaster lights up in blue at night and shuts of automatically in the morning. The device is made of water-resistant plastic (in case you spill your bedside water,) non-slip rubber feet, runs on 4 AAA batteries (not included,) and comes at a price of $24.98.

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Glow Brick Lights Up Your Night

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Household, Misc. Tech, Science

Glow BrickMade from an actual light bulb, the Glow Brick collects energy from the sun by day and lights up your night. Each one is 3.3 x 3.3 x 5-inches, large enough to keep you completely out of the dark by glowing. The effect takes place when a small space between the container’s light bulb glass and acrylic resin shrinks during production. The photoluminescent lamp is available for $29.95. We applaud the idea that we can have a night light and conserve energy without really trying.

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Wind Up Lamp Has Working Key

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Design, Household, Misc. Tech

Wind Up LampDesigner Yuko Taguchi has created a lamp that looks like a joke, but in fact serves a purpose. Her Wind Up Lamp does just that as the key is both a switch and a timer. It runs by a spring-driven generator which produces enough power to turn on the bulb. Once it winds down, the light goes out. Although only a prototype, Yuko says that this would be a terrific device for those who read in bed but fall asleep before switching their lamps off. We also think this would definitely be a viable green alternative to current electric night lights.

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