Cree's New 3-Step LED Bulb Brightens Better Than You're Used To

The last luminary holdout in your house, that lamp with the three-step socket, can finally join the 21st century. Cree just announced a new 3-Way LED bulb to provide just the right amount of light, no matter the occasion. » 6/04/14 9:00am 6/04/14 9:00am

LED Lights Are Ruining Laundry Detergent's White-Brightening Trick

LED lighting is great. The right bulb gives the same warm incandescent glow you love from a fraction of the energy. But there's a downside: while LEDs make cities look awesome, the most common type of LED lighting dims the ultraviolet trick laundry detergents use to make white clothes look whiter. The future is… » 4/19/14 6:00pm 4/19/14 6:00pm

Dean Kamen's Private Island Is Now Entirely Off the Grid

The father of the Segway and 'Luke' cyborg arm has taken North Dumpling Island-his private Bond villain hideaway off the Connecticut coast-entirely off the grid with a complete (and badass) LED lighting overhaul. » 12/08/08 9:20am 12/08/08 9:20am

Flipper's Got a Backache: Ocean Breeze Wave Motion Dolphin

Ocean Breeze is an undulating segmented worm-like light that's shaped like a dolphin, is lit up with blue LEDs, and makes strange undersea noises complete with dolphin squeaks. Yes, it actually moves and flaps its tail up and down like a dolphin. Or something. » 2/21/07 11:45am 2/21/07 11:45am