Why This Glow in the Dark Ice Cream Costs $225 a Scoop

Of all the unique varieties that Ben & Jerry's has concocted over the years, nothing can come close to the wonderful absurdity that is this glowing ice cream created by Charlie Francis. Using a synthesized version of the luminescent proteins that cause jellyfish to glow when they're agitated, this gleaming frozen… » 11/04/13 1:20pm 11/04/13 1:20pm

Russian Mod Makes iPhone's Rear-Side Apple Logo Glow

Saddened by the fact that the Apple logo on the rear-shell of the iPhone is just a dead, un-illuminated entity, a bunch of Russian modders have taken a dremel and soldering iron to one—or is it a replacement back shell? Either way, they brought the sexy (glow) back. Apparently "the battery doesn't suffer a lot, you… » 8/15/08 4:50am 8/15/08 4:50am

USB LED Light Tube Speaker is Like Bad Sci-Fi Prop For Your Desk

This transparent, glowing USB speaker is either missing one glowing arm to make it look like a flux capacitor » 7/03/08 6:51am 7/03/08 6:51am, or has one arm too many to be the light on top of the . It's weird. But if you're into EL-wire PC case modding, then I suppose this blue LED-lit USB speaker from Brando might be up your street. Measuring…

Glowing, Flashing USB Speakers are *Ahem* Bullet-shaped

Okay, okay: I know what they look like, but since the official description is "bullet-like," that's what I'm sticking with. These 7.5-inch tall, cylindrical, smooth-tipped speakers are USB bus-powered and have music-reactive color-changing LEDS in the top, making them "very nice to listen to your favorite music at… » 6/04/08 9:20am 6/04/08 9:20am

REMY Biometric Blanket Wakes You with News on Your Snooze

Designer Dasha Anokhina has created a concept that takes Glo pillow's design to a new level: REMY is a whole dawn-simulating alarm blanket. The system monitors your sleeping movements with a bedside camera. Then, near your chosen alarm time, the blanket begins to light up with an image representing your sleep pattern,… » 5/27/08 6:25am 5/27/08 6:25am

Full Moon Sideboard, Your Gear's Own Glowing Lunar Base

I'm about to move home, and this sideboard by designer Sotirios Papadopoulos is going right on my dream-about-it furniture list. "A sideboard?" you say. Well, it's simple and beautiful, in a very sciencey kind of way. The detailed luna surface is painted with a glowing paint Sotirios invented, called EcoLightInside… » 3/28/08 5:34am 3/28/08 5:34am

FootLume Glowing Rug Solves Midnight Stubbed-Toe Problem

The FootLume carpet design is basically a high-tech rug jammed with electroluminescent lights and weight sensors. As you stroll across your bedroom in the dark on your way to, you know, get a drink of water, the rechargeable rug lights up to guide you on your way. No bright light to wake your sleeping partner, fewer… » 3/26/08 9:50am 3/26/08 9:50am

Glowing Umbrella Keeps You Infinitesimally Safer at Night

Glowing umbrellas usually light up their shafts rather than their mushroom-like tips, but this concept "Glowing Umbrella" has a glowing parasol to illuminate your way at night. It's lovely in the way that a black, non-light up umbrella isn't, but is only a concept for now. If science and technology could manage to… » 11/27/07 2:35pm 11/27/07 2:35pm

Glowing Toilet Seat Makes Your Deposits Look Really Disgusting

Luckily most of us at Giz are still young enough not to have to wake up multiple times a night to pee, but when we do reach that stage, we're investing in a Glowing Toilet Seat. Just bright enough so you don't make a mess that our wives we have to clean up in the morning, but not bright enough so you can't fall… » 3/02/07 4:00pm 3/02/07 4:00pm