Oops. As far as the lamp goes, oops. Really, the inside of an incandescent lamp will always be awesome to me. Really, I just wanted to share this beauty with you all. … … here’s my Pinterest!
Hey, is that a personified version of Thomas Edison’s commercialized incandescent lamp? HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Edison’s commercialized tungsten incandescent lamp! Technically, Edison’s patent was filed the following January 27 of 1880, but today in 1879 Edison got 13 hours and 32 minutes out of his lamp’s tests and experiments. Regardless of Edison’s politics and behavior, you […]incandescent lamp, lamp, light bulb, Thomas Alva Edison
Is that – no way – it’s Heinrich Göbel! (Dude, who invited this guy?) Happy Birthday, Heinrich! He looks like the kind of guy who should be in movies with Emilio Estevez and Lou Diamond Phillips about the Old West. This guy though, Heinrich Göbel (April 20, 1818 – December 4, 1893), is significant in […]Heinrich Göbel, Heinrich Goebel, incandescent lamp, inventor
Stories of Panasonic’s new EverLED lamp are making their way around the intarwebs in the last week – in October (the 21st to be specific), Japan will see the release of Panasonic’s new line of household LED incandescent replacement lamps. Panasonic is selling this new LED source as one that will last 19 years if […]consumer, E17, E26, efficacy, EverLED, incandescent lamp, Japan, LED lamp, long life, Panasonic, replacement
Electronics manufacturer Sharp has released a series of nine LED A-type lamps for the world to chew on – color temperatures from warm white to daylight (so that’s eight of the models) and a revolutionary color-changing remote controlled lamp that is controllable from warm white to daylight. That’s pretty cool – my first question is […]A-Lamp, color temperature, consumer, incandescent lamp, lamp, LED, LED sources, lumens per watt, Sharp
I just read a great post at Yanko Design (thanks, iSquint!) about some new recreations of the regular ol’ A-Lamp shaped light bulb. Something that really irks me is when people just recopy entire posts from other folks’ work, and I have seen a lot of people reposting all of Yanko’s content for that post. […]A-Lamp, incandescent lamp, iSquint, lamp shape, pear, yanko design
I’ve been collecting information about CFLs for a few months now, and I’ve kept from writing this post for some reason until now. There is so much back and forth out there about compact fluorescents versus incandescents, compact fluorescents versus using halogens at a lower intensity via a dimmer, and the economy versus compact fluorescents. […]cfl, compact fluorescent, incandescent, incandescent lamp, Opinion