Epic bicycle wheel light sports 32 LEDs & 42 themes

monkeylectric m232 monkey light

When it comes to cycling, seeing the road ahead is important, but being seen by motorists is even more important. If you had a sweet wheel mounted lighting system made up of 32 LED’s, took up about 3/4 the height of your wheel, and combined 42 themes with hundreds of color combinations you wouldn’t just be seen by motorists, you’d be envied.

4 Baby steps to help you save energy at home

light switch complicator

Electricity is often seen as a relatively harmless resource to use. Well, harmless to everything except your wallet, anyway. Heavy users of electricity often don’t think of our use as being particularly damaging to the environment. The truth is, of course, that the electricity we all use comes from somewhere, and that somewhere is almost […]

New LED bike wheel lights rock 8-bit color graphics

monkeylectric led bicycle wheel light

Cycling is great for the environment and for your health — but ain’t no party like a 2-wheel party and a 2-wheel party don’t stop. One of the best ways to kick off a 2-wheel party in style is to be visible and safe. But what if being visible and safe could also be done in a way that earned you somewhere around 10,000 cool points too? It can.

Why green lighting is essential to the economy

led lights in a furniture show room

You know how much I love Green Lighting and Light Emitting Diode (LED) bulbs. ¬†They are helping companies save millions of dollars. One of my favorite LED companies is MSI lighting. They are relamping Macy’s and saving millions of dollars. In addition to saving buckets of cash, the light looks better, is more energy efficient, […]

Starbucks’ Times Square store gets lit by LEDs

Starbucks' flagship Times Square store gets lit with LEDs that look like old Broadway theatre lights

Gone are the days when LED lights are harsh, expensive, and impractical. Just like the CFL saga a decade or so ago, LED’s started out as little more than an intangible pipe dream. Today, however, LED light bulbs are falling in price and rising in viability as a lighting solution for both businesses and homes […]

The light bulb energy impact showdown [INFOGRAPHIC]

green lighting infographic

The awesome folks at Well Home Energy Audits have put out another great infographic that will help break down the costs, benefits, and differences between LED light bulbs, CFL light bulbs, and incandescent light bulbs so you can hopefully have a better understanding of what all of that electrical jargon on the packaging really means.

Revolights: Sexy wheel-mounted LED bicycle lights

Practicality meets need and sexiness in this awesome bicycle light system

Most car on bicycle crime happens between the hours of 5pm and midnight. Lack of visibility is the obvious culprit behind such violence. But the inventors behind Revolights are hoping to help end such car on bike assault…and they’re launching their bicycle lighting revolution with a clever campaign and an oh-so-sexy product!

Give your dad an LED Light Mine for Father’s Day

Striker Light Mine Professional

If you’re looking for a last minute eco-friendly Father’s Day gift, look no further than the LED Light Mine from Striker. This little gizmo is reminiscent of the mines in the minesweeper game that came pre-installed on old PC’s, but doesn’t blow up in your face when click the wrong button. Instead, it just gives you LED light wherever you need it.

Finally! An affordable LED bulb (less than $20)

Pharox 200 Flame LED light bulb

LED light bulbs are much better than CFL’s in terms of both safety and efficiency. But until recently those features have come at a price of around $50 or more. Those days are coming to an end. Lemmis Lighting has developed a sub-$20 LED light bulb, the Pharox 200 Flame.

Israeli city unveils super green Christmas tree

haifa recycled plastic bottle chrismtas tree

It doesn’t matter what you celebrate this time of year, the holidays always provide some extra easy ways to live greener. Haifa, Israel’s third largest city, is celebrating with a 38-foot Christmas tree made entirely of recycled water bottles and LED’s…all donated by the city’s residents.