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Cree LED Light Bulbs

Cree LED Light Bulbs ($10+) are the best things in lighting since the Almighty started a sentence "Let there be..." Their three selections, in 40-watt, 60-watt and 60-watt "daylight", range from $10-$14 dollars a pop, offer incandescent-like lighting rather than the tepid glow we've come to know from other "green" bulbs, are dimmable and save 84% more energy than said incandescents.

Burn the lamp at both ends

Satechi Smart LED Desk Lamp

Melatonin is a hormone produced inside the brain that helps regulate sleep. It essentially burns away when light enters the eyes; when there is no light it builds up in your noodle and you snooze. Good taste is something the regulates the aesthetic appeal of your personal environment; the more good taste you have, the more friends you will have. What we're saying is, it's time to ditch the lava lamp and invest in the Satechi Smart LED Desk Lamp ($100).

Home upgrades for the brofessional

Duesenberg Lighting

There are marque moments in every man’s life. Somewhere between did-you-wake-up-on-the-floor-again and congratulations-you’re-a-father is moving into your own grownup place. You’ve gotten real seating, a nice bed and finally replaced your Taco Bell cup collection with actual glassware -- so what

Stop and stare, a while

Slide Light

Buck the digital onslaught by adding some retro flair, Ektachrome style, to your walls with the Slide Light. The backlight fixture can be mounted vertically or horizontally and is available in a variety of different sizes ranges from 13 slide

Fly by design

Plane Pieces Inc.

The airplane stands in the pantheon of man’s most amazing engineering feats. So it seems fitting that the folks at Plane Pieces Inc. have developed a knack for recycling classic plane parts into stunning accents for the home. Thanks to

A Lamp For Your Office or Garage

Marina Task Clamp Lamp

Whether a man's workspace is a desk with a computer, or a tool bench, it needs to contribute to his productivity. Thus light, and subsequently the light source, are critical component of the workspace equation. While we've covered plenty of acceptable

Industrial Illumination

Workstead Lighting

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The duo behind design shop Workstead, Stefanie Breubuehler and Robert Andrew Highsmith, craft together everything from home/room designs (as shown above) to pillows & blankets, but it's their lighting pieces that lay siege on our attention. Workstead's minimalist approach to

Liquid Illuminati

Eternaleds HydraLux-4 LED Bulb

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Eternaleds has engineered the world’s first liquid-cooled light bulb, the HydraLux-4, as part of their line of LED products designed for maximum efficiency. Their first fluid-filled offering is a 25 watt model, cooled with harmless paraffin oil (higher wattage examples

Hand Grenade Lamp

hand.grenade.lamp.jpgMilitary looking accessories are in. Why they are we'll leave to your own personal judgements, but if you're looking for the perfect item to decorate your house with that's guaranteed to make someone either want to yell "Frag Out!!" or pick it up