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...

One Dead, Five Injured in China Truss Collapse

I'm not surprised, but it definitely sucks.  One person was killed and at least five others were severely injured when an upstage truss tipped...

Brazilian Man Killed in Arc Flash at Music Festival

It's pretty cut and dry - a Brazilian man climbed up some truss, barefoot, and while traversing his way, barefoot, across the downstage truss,...

Retinal Orgasm – NASA’s Releases of the Lagoon Nebula

Oh my goodness, watch this: The Lagoon Nebula. Media server folks, want some amazing content? Holy crap. This is incredible imagery. From the Hubble site: At the...

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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2010 Asian Games Opening Ceremony – Whoa. No, Seriously.

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My wife sent me a link to AccentFeed's article about the most exciting concert visuals of 2008.  You gotta check this out!

3D Projection and Coordinated Light. Cool.

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I got this Facebooked from my good old friend Mikey Husman out of Columbus, OH.  Mike and I have done tons of shows together,...

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JimOnLight.com is growing so fast.  SO fast.  I have my irons in so many fires right now that most days I think the world...

Event Horizon Telescope – Capture the Edge of Light

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Imagine something so powerful that not even light can escape -- and then imagine that we have no way to see it, because not even light can escape it.

Argentinian Dude Photographs Exploding Star

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Ten Minutes of Fireworks Intentionally Fired at Once

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Electrical Bird Nests of Death Worldwide

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A New Church of White Concrete and Filtered Light

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8K, 360-degree Video of the Aurora Borealis and Lunar Eclipse in Fairbanks

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The Aurora Borealis and Lunar Eclipse in Fairbanks, Alaska last week. 8K. 360-degree video. Mind blowing.