Most Popular Desk Lamp: Softech Natural LED

The Softech Natural shone the brightest of your list of nominees, taking the title of best desk lamp with its minimalist style, sunlight-replicating glow, and power efficiency. » 2/25/15 3:16pm 2/25/15 3:16pm

Five Best Desk Lamps

You've turned up the brightness on five great desk lamp contenders, and now it's time to put a spotlight on the best. Read up and vote. » 2/23/15 3:15pm 2/23/15 3:15pm

Lighting Can Completely Change How You See a Face

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What's the Best Desk Lamp?

We recently outlined the best upgrades for your office, but now it's time to shed some light on the desk lamp situation. Which lamp is most deserving of real estate on your desk? Tell us in the comments. » 2/18/15 3:46pm 2/18/15 3:46pm

Photo Of Nikola Tesla Was The First Ever Taken By Phosphorescent Light

Nikola Tesla's ghostly face isn't the most significant part of this photograph. It's the light—emitted by a fluorescent light bulb of Tesla's own invention. It was taken in 1894, decades before fluorescent lights came into popular use. » 4/09/14 4:00pm 4/09/14 4:00pm

Tentacular stained glass octopus chandelier would light up any room

If your dining room is in dire need of tentacles (and have several grand to spare), this stained glass chandelier is happy to oblige, with detachable limbs that can prop up candles or glow all on their own. » 12/29/13 3:00pm 12/29/13 3:00pm

Chandelier casts a fantasy forest of shadows against the walls

Designers Hilden & Diaz have created a fixture that can transport you to a dark forest with the flick of a light switch. When you turn on this chandelier, you're suddenly engulfed in a tangle of tree-shaped shadows. » 5/12/13 8:30am 5/12/13 8:30am

Mad Scientist Lights for Your Home Lab

Ever wanted to give your inner sanctum sanctorum some flickering evil genius style lighting? That mad scientist's lair you've been silently constructing in the basement can now have ready-made lighting, complete with brass fixtures, tube lights, and skull knobs. Gothic Glow has made it much easier to have… » 2/08/08 2:30pm 2/08/08 2:30pm