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June 2013’s Top 20 Posts on JimOnLight.com

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It’s always great to see what people like reading on JimOnLight — it’s because of you that JOL can keep writing for YOU!

Check out the top 20 posts for June 2013 on JimOnLight.com!

June 2013’s TOP post:

  1. WYBRON Closes It’s Doors After 35 Years of Business
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  2. Lighting 101:  Luminance vs. Illuminance
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  3. Radiohead Stage Collapse — Charges Laid On Live Nation, Optex Staging, and Domenic Cugliari
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  4. Crazy Friday Science: New “Dua’s Layer” Discovered in Human Eyes, Ophthalmology Changed Forever
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  6. Stage Doesn’t Collapse — But It Could Have

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  7. Stage Collapse in Phuket, Thailand — One Dead, One Injured phuket-stage-collapse-1

  8. What Seems Like Ancient History: The Justin Timberlake/Christina Aguilera Truss Collapse
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  9. DIY Globe Cluster Chandelier-esque Fixtures
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  10. How Well Do YOU Know Light? Take Our Quiz, Come Find OUT! COME ON!
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  11. Need A Laugh? Here’s A Han Solo Aroused in Carbonite Light Switch Plate
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  12. The JimOnLight Recommended reading Store!
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  13. From the WTF Files — Ladies and Gentlemen, A DMX-Controlled Fire Machine
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  14. The McNamara Tunnel, Detroit Airport3005888951_aa31c4038a_b1.jpg
  15. Industry Resources on JimOnLight!
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  16. Fox Sports’ Overhead Camera Accident at NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway
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  17. The Phenomenon of Earthquake Lights
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  18. Looking for A Job in Light? Me Too! Here’s Some Lighting Industry Resources to Help!
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  19. High Speed Photography of Light Bulbs As They Explode, Filled with AWESOMESAUCE by Jon Smith
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  20. A Grim Reminder of the Latest Deaths in Our Beloved Industry Before Summer Work Kicks Off
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If I could hug you all, I would hug you all.  In the mean time, I will continue to try and hug you all.  Thank you, Earth, for reading JimOnLight every day.

Anniversary Week on JimOnLight.com – Friday Giveaways, and Grand Prize!

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Today is the last day of the week of giveaways – it’s been a great week, hundreds of people have commented, twittered, and just plain been awesome.  Thank you so much for every single one of your wonderful comments – I love writing this stuff as much as you love reading it!  I read the metrics for the site daily, and you guys are the most dedicated readership a blogger could ever want!

I want to give my best, loudest, and most energetic screams of appreciation to the people who provided the merchandise we were able to you awesome JimOnLight.com readers:

Last but certainly not least, Shannon Dudley at Inkblot Creative for the fabulous site design, and my awesome wife for the code!

Thanks a lot for reading JimOnLight.com – I promise to keep giving you the best news I can find.

Friday Winners – two Zinman software 3-Packs (iSwitch DMX, PocketLD, and GelCalc), two 9-LED flashlights, one BMI Supply t-shirt, and one license of Zinman’s ML Finder PRO software!

Zinman 3-pack:
Dominic from Seattle
Zinman 3-pack:
Aron Altmark
9-LED flashlight:
Ofir Dori
9-LED flashlight:
Noah on the Goah
BMI Supply t-shirt:
Greg Owen
ML Finder PRO:
David Atkinson

And FINALLY – the Grand Prize Winner – who will be awarded with a lux meter from Mastech, a $20 coupon for the JimOnLight.com store (ie, a free t-shirt!!) a full Zinman software suite (iSwitch DMX, PocketLD, GelCalc, and ML Finder PRO), a BMI Supply t-shirt, and a 16-LED flashlight!

Congratulations, Colin Riebel, you’re the grand prize winner!

Thank you for reading, everyone! New stuff coming up and daily articles, as always! Winners, I’ll be contacting you all in the next few days, so make sure that jim [at] JimOnLight.com is not getting thrown into your SPAM folder!