Lighting Archive

ISIL is lighting oil wells on fire as they retreat, and no one is paying attention

When ISIL retreats from an area in Iraq, they usually bomb anything that supports the local economy. Most of the time, that means they bomb oil fields and refineries. A burning oil field is a terrible thing. The fire typically takes months to put

Lighting, vacancies on Adrian commission agenda

ADRIAN — The Adrian City Commission will meet Tuesday instead of Monday in order to recognize of Martin Luther King, Jr. day. The agenda is set with vacancy discussion and decisions, recommendations to upgrade the lighting on a city street and a public hearing

National Christmas Tree Lighting hosts named

WASHINGTON — The hosts have been named for the 2017 National Christmas Tree Lighting, which will be held near the White House later this month. Kathie Lee Gifford and Dean Cain will host the National Christmas Tree Lighting, the National Park Service announced Tuesday.

Tacky Light houses lighting up for Thanksgiving, several homes going dark

It’s hard to believe, but starting tomorrow, Thanksgiving Day, we are officially in Tacky Lights season. Roughly half the houses on the RTD Tacky Lights list light up over the Thanksgiving weekend. The other half will wait until Dec. 1 to flip the switch, along with

Clinton Square tree lighting, Parade of Lights: 12 things to do in CNY this weekend

Clinton Square tree lighting, Parade of Lights: 12 things to do in CNY this weekend Happy Thanksgiving, Central New York! If you’re not too busy Black Friday shopping or deeply enthralled in a turkey-induced coma, you’ll want to check out these dozen events going

How to make a good lighting rig with a hamburger box and a flashlight

Photographer Philippe Echaroux used a cheap flashlight, a soda straw, and a Big Mac box to take some excellent portraits with his iPhone. Source:-boingboing

5 futuristic home lighting solutions starting at just $15

You don’t need to be a millionaire to step up your home decor, and creative lighting is one of the best ways to make a big impact on your guests without making a big impact on your wallet. It’s something most people don’t think

Light it up

If your home seems to lack character and personality, perhaps it’s time you tapped into different types of lighting to create different moods. The right lighting is essential to create the right feel in every room. If the light is too bright, a room

It’s the 30th anniversary of Billy Joel’s glorious “quit lighting the audience” freakout

Billy Joel’s a notoriously prickly figure, the kind of guy who’s burned enough lovers and interviewers to forever cement his legacy as a “difficult person.” Regardless, the man’s a star, even today. Since 2014, lest we forget, he’s sold out Madison Square Garden 40 times. He

Beautiful Lighting Structure by Mariam Ayvazyan

The slightly curved wooden frame of this ceiling light is enclosing white flowers, made of felted wool creating a beautiful structure that represents minimalist and clean aesthetics from nature. The LED lights, enclosed in crystal and hung on thick red wires, glow vibrantly, achieving