Be Safe, Be Seen

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Road safety is paramount; there are no negotiations with that. What’s been most impressive the past year is the increased awareness around being seen with spray on reflective materials and various lighting solutions for cyclists, but Marc Sapetti’s Blinkers are by far my favorite concept of them all. The next generation bicycle lights – whatever the angle and the situation, Blinkers can be seen and alert those around you.

The operation of Blinkers is simple, which makes them highly efficient – the rear blinker indicates the direction of the turn, by blinking to the right or the left. The front Blinker is synchronized with the back Blinker, while also incorporating a strong white head light.

Accessibility is also a massive factor with Blinkers, incorporating a magnetic snap-on, snap-off system making them easier to dismount. Quite an elegant design, Blinkers is a gorgeous addition to any bike and is sure to keep the rider safe given any conditions.

Designer: Marc Sapetti

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Hang Up Light: No More Getting Dressed in the Dark

It’s something I experience here almost every morning. I wake up about an hour earlier than my wife, and it’s still pitch black in the bedroom when I’m getting dressed. I could turn the lights on, but then I’d end up waking her up, and that wouldn’t go over well. So instead, I do everything from crack my closet door open just a tiny bit with the light on, to turning on the light on my iPhone to see what I’m doing. Even then, I occasionally end up grabbing the wrong pair of socks. With this clever invention, I might just be able to see what I’m doing without lighting up the whole room.

The Hang Up Light is a clothes hanger with built-in LED illumination. It’s produces a soft white glow of light, just enough to see your clothes, but not bright enough to spill into the room. Its hanger-shaped design means you can keep it at the ready in your closet or on a door knob, and of course can be used for hanging clothes.

So if you’re ready to stop getting dressed in the dark, head over to Firebox today, where you can grab the Hang Up light for about $30.

7 Best LED Lights for Halloween

Spread the thrilling Halloween feel in your home with these LED lights that would surely glow to add a sense of mystery (if not horror!) to your abode. Whether you are hosting a Halloween party or you want to give your guest that haunted house feels, getting these LED lights will leave them with that Halloween feel.

Amazlab Halloween Orange lights

Planning to hold a Halloween costume party? Brighten up the atmosphere with the Image via: AmazonAmazlab Orange Copper String Lights with its 30 LED bulbs that will incredibly brighten up your occasion.  The lights can illuminate in a 360 degree angle in whatever direction. Run it with new batteries and it will run for up to 72 hours nonstop. These small but very handy LED lights in your hands will give you countless of illuminating possibilities!

Yunglights Halloween String Lights

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Add some glitter this Halloween season with this fun and cute 3D LED lights. This warm white lights released by Yunglights look really cute with little pumpkin-shaped casings that come in 3D. They are the deal adornment for your porch, front path or yard! Yunglights are available in eight lighting modes. You will love how they flash, twinkle, wave, brighten in sequence, slow-glow, chase, slowly fade and or even just remain steady on. The choice is yours! Since the lights are battery-powered  (and remote control-operated), the lights consume safe, low-voltage power.

Novoup  Waterproof Halloween LED Lights
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The Novoup Halloween LED Lights boast of 10 lighting patterns that come in one unique scene after another. Aside from Halloween, you can use these lights in other special occasions, like Christmas, New Year, Valentine’s, and other events.  This is a waterproof material, which makes it ideal for outdoor use even when there is rain. Just don’t let it submerge in water! It can also cover a huge area, probably around 12 x 12 foot plus the 16 ft cable cord enables it to reach to its power source. The lights’ rotating projection moving shower projector makes it very easy to install.

Somuns Halloween LED Lights

The Image via: AmazonSumons Halloween LED lights are great whether for indoor or outdoor decoration. Their high quality fine bendable wire strand may be conveniently deformed to suit your eyes’ fancy. It imbues soft orange light that seems very comfortable for the eyes.  It is safe and emits no heat and no pollution. It also comes in three different functions: twinkling, steady on and twinkling Steady.

Puzgic Waterproof LED Lights

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The Puzgic solar panel and rechargeable battery are available to illumine your indoor and outdoor celebrations. The warm, blue led bulbs create enhance the warm atmosphere in your Halloween celebrations, spreading cheer across to everyone around. The lights can work for up to 8 hours nonstop for just one fully-charged battery. Puzgic’s lights function either steadily or in flash.

LEVIITEC Solar Halloween LED Lights

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These solar Halloween LED lights are manufactured with a light sensor, which makes it work even in the dark. They also charge in bright conditions automatically. Since these are solar powered, you don’t have to put AC input. It is charged by sunlight so it is environmentally friendly. Its built-in rechargeable battery will keep the lights working for up to 8-10 hours after 6-8 of straight charging. The lights come in 7 different flashlight modes while the high brightness LED is designed to save energy with a long lifespan. The LED lights are also waterproof and work well even under light rainy condition. You can decorate these lights on your porch, patio, lawn, or on the trees. What a spectacularly Halloween outdoor party you can have with these LED lights!

RECESKY Purple Spider String LED 

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Don’t let the dark mood of Halloween also keep your home in the dark! Get the Recesky spider string lights and lighten up your home for this year’s Halloween party ! This 3-AA spiderteries-operated lights  work either on steady-on, flash, or off modes. Place them beside your jack-o-lantern and what a picture-worthy outdoor décor you have.

Aside from it’s cute, the spider string light are sturdy because they’re made of durable plastic.  Because they’re string lights, you can hang it on your window, place them on your table, or decorate them anywhere inside or outside your house! If you are thinking of what nice alternative to choose for a candle, then, these spider lights are the best options you have.

 

LED Photo Clip Light Strings Are a Fun Alternative to Picture Frames

These days, most of us only have our latest photos in digital form. But sometimes it’s nice to have prints of our pictures so we can frame and display them around the house. Whether you snap traditional 35mm images, get your digital images printed, or use that shiny new-old Polaroid camera that just came out, here’s a fun and different way to hang your images.

These LED photo clips are basically just like Christmas lights, but each light sits behind a see-through clothespin. Simply hang up the light string, clip them to the corners of your photos, and you have a fun and instant display that doesn’t require any of the hassle of putting pictures in frames and carefully hanging them up.

I love the idea that you can change the pictures whenever you want too. So when your family comes over, you can swap all your embarrassing, drunken party pictures for your embarrassing, awkward childhood pictures. They’re also a fun way to brighten up a party with photos of the honored guest(s).

There are a few different companies selling these LED photo clips over on Amazon, and the prices range from about $10 to $20 (USD) for a string of 30 or 40 lights, so they’re not expensive at all. If you’d rather do something more splashy, there’s also a multicolor string available.

Motion-sensing Under Bed Lighting Saves Marriages

I love my dear wife, but she can be a real asshole sometimes. If I get out of bed in the dark to go to the bathroom, I stumble through the pitch black room, navigate the gaping maw of the pile of 57 shoes she never puts away that reside on my side of the bed, silently lift the lid, and then pee on the sides of the bowl so the splash doesn’t wake her. Mostly I do all that to avoid waking her up. I’m a nighttime urinating ninja and ninjas don’t talk.

When she gets out of bed she stomps around, turns on all the lights, and tells me loudly (and at 2am) about the dream she had where I didn’t return her calls for two days before climbing back into bed and not turning off the bathroom light. I’m so buying this motion-activated under bed light system.

When it detects the motion of your feet, the soft LED light turns on so you can see your way to the bathroom, and without waking the whole room. It can be set to automatically turn back off after motion has stopped. and is also perfect for mounting under bathroom cabinets, so it can light the way there too.

The only downside I see is that this will do nothing to get you out of hearing about dreams or the stomping. They should bundle this with padded shoes and a gag of some sort for the perfect sleep system.

Best of all, the underbed light system is currently just $24 on Amazon. That’s much cheaper than even a single marriage counseling session.

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