Using 70 old SCSI hard drives destined for the scrap heap, an IT guy that goes by the handle "Trigger" created this blindingly festive Christmas tree.
Move over, Rockefeller Center: even though that's where Jack Donaghy calls home, his homeboys at GE's OLED research labs in Niskayuna upsate are gunning for Xmas tree fame with the first-ever flexible OLED tree.
The fully-decorated tree in a pizza box is one of those amazing ideas that kick ass and sucks all what's good about Xmas at the same time.
Designed with the green customer in mind, Buro North's flatpack Christmas tree comes in three sizes—1'3", 3' and 7'5". Ah, I feel a song coming on. *Clamps pipe in mouth, sits on rocking chair and starts crooning*
I'm dreaming of a Flatpack Christmas,
Just like the Ones I Never Had.
With tempers fraying,
Are these the perfect tree decorations for green geeks? Possibly. Made from recycled CDs and circuit boards, they are heinously expensive (around $6 for a circuit-board dangler, $9 for the CD version. Or you can get a set of three for $16 or $21 respectively. Or you can not bother.