Got Some Babies? Take a Gander at The NightLight

My sister and I have created TheNightLight.com, a guide to the best stuff for your baby and you. We've just deployed our main site, and I'd appreciate it if you'd come bang on it and tell me what you think. » 5/15/14 10:49am 5/15/14 10:49am

Bury the Light in Sand, to Remind You of the Passing Time

This is such a simple, elegantly-executed design that I'm surprised we can't actually buy it yet. Designer Vanessa Hordies' website says the hourglass lamp is "coming soon," so fingers crossed we can soon burn down the minutes until it's time for bed. [Vanessa Hordies via Mocoloco] » 3/25/11 3:40pm 3/25/11 3:40pm

Ease Young Jedis At Bedtime With a RC Lightsaber Nightlight

Use the force to protect young 'uns from the boogymen, with the remote control lightsaber nightlight. It changes color eight times, and will cost $25 when it goes on sale later this year. [BigBadToyStore via NerdApproved] » 4/08/10 5:34am 4/08/10 5:34am

Blow On And Off Light Switch Is The Clapper For People With Decent Lung…

Can you still blow out your birthday candles? Yes? Then you just might have what it takes to own one of these light switches. It's like The Clapper, only lazier. » 8/18/09 4:40pm 8/18/09 4:40pm

Nite Coaster Nighttime Illuminated Coaster Lightning Review

The Gadget: A motion detecting bedside coaster that will make sure that your glasses (both eye and drinking) are bright enough for you to see in the dark, while at the same time not too bright to wake you up. » 6/26/09 4:40pm 6/26/09 4:40pm

Scosche reviveLITE is an iPhone Charger and a Night Light

This revieLITE iPhone and iPod charger night light is one of the most amazing things I've seen today; and I've seen tens of things today. » 12/03/08 7:40pm 12/03/08 7:40pm

The Night Coaster: For Considerate Snoozers

The Night Coaster is a small device you keep on your bedside table to host anything you might need during the night, like eyeglasses or your cigarettes or keys for the handcuffs. The neat bit is that it has a motion sensor that makes the coaster glow as you reach over to it, but not enough to wake your partner, just… » 8/06/08 11:00pm 8/06/08 11:00pm

Night Before Christmas Mobile Light Comes Out 299 Days Early

I'm not sure whether this Night Before Christmas mobile night light will work for Tim Burton fans who are scared of the dark. Switch the $21.99 light on and little silhouettes of Jack Skellington and his chums will glide silently across your bedroom ceiling all night long. The light, which looks like a crystal ball,… » 2/28/08 7:59am 2/28/08 7:59am

Plasma Ball Night Light Makes Us Nostalgic For Bed Wetting

Our parents were too cheap to buy us one of those plasma balls that arc'ed "lightning" to your fingertips when touched, but this Plasma Bulb Night Light is a cheaper way to relive our childhood than to look on Craigslist for a some lady to breast feed us. For just $9.99, the night light keeps away demons at night… » 11/27/07 3:20pm 11/27/07 3:20pm

Outhouse Nightlight for Hicks and Simpletons of All Stripes

All you city slickers go on down to the next post, but fellow hillbillies, here's a nightlight that will make us feel right at home. Reminding you that indoor plumbing is still a luxury for some mountain-dwelling folk, this outhouse nightlight will illuminate your path, no matter how much moonshine you've been… » 8/17/07 12:45pm 8/17/07 12:45pm

Hourglass Nightlight Keeps the Bogeyman Away

Most fraidy-cats still need a light on when they go to sleep—to keep that monster living under the bed at bay—and if you're one of those unfortunate souls you might like (nay, need) this Hourglass Nightlight by Sun Young Lee that saves energy by only staying lit as long as you need it. Turn it upside down and its sand… » 8/15/07 1:15pm 8/15/07 1:15pm

Your Personal Moon Shines in Dark Places

Shooting for the moon is a bit easier when you have one of these wacky Russian personal moon light boxes. I can't even imagine what they're for, but the users so far have come up with some fascinating, classic and even cryptic uses for a portable crescent. Good luck getting any sleep next to this thing, though; it… » 8/02/07 7:20pm 8/02/07 7:20pm

Beer Mug Night Light Keeps Kids Safe

This is wrong on so many different levels, but Lamps Plus is now selling a night light that comes in the shape of a frosty brew. Traditionally night lights are used for children who are afraid of the dark, so beer isn't really an appropriate theme for kids, but regardless the $15 night light will remind the little… » 5/23/07 5:00pm 5/23/07 5:00pm

USB Miniquarium Has Close Encounter with Alien Life Forms

This is certainly not the first USB aquarium we've seen, but never has there been a population of tiny aliens involved in the festivities. Just fill this USB Miniquarium up with water and those flying saucers will have their first encounter with this plastic city, powered by a USB cable to your PC or four AA… » 2/13/07 10:27am 2/13/07 10:27am

Kidsleep Tells Your Little Bastards When It's Lights Out

Don't bother teaching your children how to tell time. Oh no. Just get them one of tehse Kidsleep nightlight alarms and they can easily discern when "sleepy time" and "wakey time" is. » 2/05/07 8:00pm 2/05/07 8:00pm

Lava Lamp Night Light Warms Up the Night

We've seen Lava Lamps in many incarnations, including tiny USB models and sparkly ones, too. But now here's one that lights your path through that purple acid haze, the Lava Lamp Night Light. It's perfectly suited for giving you some warm nightlight on this coldest night of the year. Available with your choice of red… » 1/17/07 9:09am 1/17/07 9:09am

Companion Light/Clock, For Those Strange Nights

Next time you wake up in an unfamiliar place and wonder "where TF am I?", just pick up this little clock and its soft glow is automatically triggered, reminding you that yes, you are in a strange hotel room in Timbuktu. This $60 alarm clock won't tell you how you got there, but it will certainly remind you of what… » 12/12/06 4:27pm 12/12/06 4:27pm

Carlos Chihuahua Night Light

Many of our friends have chihuahuas and we love them anyway despite this major character flaw; we've even been known to regularly kill their work productivity by sending them links to abominations like stores that stock only chihuahua clothes. » 4/12/06 1:55pm 4/12/06 1:55pm

Magic Carpet: Runway Lights for Late-Night Jaunts

If you're sick and tired of stumbling through the darkness during your late-night trips to the can, here s help: carpet that glows in the dark and helps you find your way. It doesn't use any electricity; inside the yarn is some kind of juju that absorbs light energy from either natural or artificial light during the… » 2/23/06 6:25pm 2/23/06 6:25pm

Egg Lamps Create Starry Ceilings

This has got to be the most expensive nightlight I've ever seen. See, this Egg Nightlight has tiny holes all around it, projecting what seems to be a nightsky of stars when the lights are out. Plus it looks decorative and pretty in the day. Price? $125. For a freaking nightlight. If little Junior has trouble sleeping… » 11/07/05 8:21am 11/07/05 8:21am