Daniel Mullen Paints Light Like A Boss

Check this out -- Daniel Mullen, acrylic on canvas, title should be "I'M GONNA SMACK YOU WITH AWESOME" Daniel Mullen Amsterdam based abstract architectural painter, Daniel Mullen, was born in Glasgow, Scotland 1985. He graduated in...

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Brazilian Man Killed in Arc Flash at Music Festival

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The Daily Lamp – Dror Caspi and HELIA, Ardoma Design

These things are made of concrete.  Concrete shade-style fixtures...  the manufacturer includes two materials, concrete and metal fittings.  Let's just say you're ordering the extra-strength...

The Daily Lamp – RLON’s L3 Lamp

It's been a long time since I've been able to look at non-entertainment fixtures, but I very much enjoyed finding this one!  Meet design...

Overunity Systems, Perpetual Motion, Zero Point Energy

What is this nonsense? Breaking the Laws of Thermodynamics?! You are CRAZY, JimOnLight! You nutjob, those are LAWS!

HELIOS is the US Navy’s New Laser Weapon

The personification of the sun... a laser that can knock a drone dead out of the sky, somewhere between 60kW and 150kW. That's tremendous.

Wires Above Cities, Then and Now

Before we had rat nests of death in the air through cities across the world, we had beautiful rat nests of death across the air in our cities. Notice the difference?

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