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DIY – How to Make an LED USB CD Lamp!

Want to be really green?  Try this DIY on how to make an LED USB CD Lamp made from of course your useless CDs and some ingenuity.

The USB powered LED CD lamp is a very useful gadget. It’s powered by the USB port, so you don’t need any external power supply. The stiff mounting wire, I used acts as a gooseneck and lets you bend the light source in different angles and directions.

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The Moon Cabinet

Cool, “The Full Moon” cabinet is painted using a special eco-friendly glow-in-the-dark paint for you get a nice image of the moon in the dark.

Created using ecologically safe paint (ELI ecolightinside), this “Fullmoon” sideboard furniture has the ability to “create special effects” in the dark. I assume that means it g

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Cellphone in a Microwave???

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Watch enjoy as the cellphone turns into a plastic monster inside the microwave.

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EarthTronics introduces Micro T2 CFL Light Bulb!

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Earthtronics introduces their micro T2 CFL light bulb that’s also the very first RoHS approved bulb in America.

The T2 CFL light bulb is slightly smaller than your regular light bulb.

I like that the company is focusing more on earth than their revenue.

LAS VEGAS, USA (AVING Special Report on ‘2008 NATIONAL HARDWARE SHOW’) — Earthtronics unveiled its micro T2 CFL light bulb at the 2008 National Hardware Show, May 6 ~8, in Las Vegas. It is brighter, smaller in size and meets European RoHS environ

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Antidiva Micama Chair

The Antidiva Micama Chair is a seat, lounge sofa, or a bed if you want it.  The luxurious Italian product can form itself into any shape sorta like a snake except you get to lay on it.

Antidiva is in a class of its own. To even begin to describe this range of high quality, Italian, living products, we would not give it the justice it deserves. Essential Interiors presents to you this stunning

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Funky 4 Tube Light Bulb!

Here’s a funky 4-Tube light bulb that’s coming out soon.  (“Women seem to like it,” the President of the company says…)

Perhaps the new shape could revolutionize how CFL light bulb will be made in the future.

There’s no word on how much energy it saves over a spiral light bulb though and it costs more.

Video after the jump.

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Sony Accelerating Production of Larger OLED TVs

Sony is accelerating their production of larger OLED TVs.

Why?

OLED TVs are obviously better than traditional TVs due to their lower power while high output, meaning brighter, better pictures. There’s also Samsung, who is working on their own OLED TVs.

The question will remain which big TV manufacturer will win the race. The competition might be all too good for consumers and we should expect to be able to buy a 102″ OLED TV for around $2000 in the next couple years.

According to a Sony report straight from its Ja

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Suntronic 102 inch HDTV for your backyard!

102″ TV for your backyard can be a lot better than the LED TV we mentioned yesterday.

Not only are they large, but these tough-guy TVs can function in temperatures ranging from -40 to more than 120 degrees, have built-in heaters and air conditioners, and of course are waterproof.

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DIY – How to Turn a Dell Laptop into a Digital Photo Frame!

There’s got to be about a thousand DIYs on how to make a digital photo frame these days but this one is specifically for converting a Dell laptop.  Very well done.

These are the steps I used to create my Digital Photo Frame from an older Dell 1150 laptop.

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DIY – How to Make a Petal Lamp!

Here’s a great DIY showing you how to turn an ordinary IKEA pendant lamp into a petal lamp!

these are two versions of modified ikea lamps, inspired by several designers i’ve seen over the years that use felt to create amazing textures. felt is inexpensive, easy to work with, and comes in a lot of great colors. i love how you can mold it and it will stay in place, almost like clay. these are also a fun project to share with kids since it involves cutting out hundreds of felt circles!

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