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Bulb Cam

There is a light bulb at the fire station in Livermore, California that has been burning for 110 years. It has only been turned off for short periods, but unlike every other incandescent bulb, the filament has not burned out. The bulb burned at 60 watts when it was first used in 1901, and now [...]

World’s oldest bulb shines for 110 years

An old light bulb first used in 1901 is still working today after being in use for over 110 years. The bulb has been a staple of fire stations in Live…

Light Bulb Candles

You see long ago before Swan or Edison invented the lightbulb, people used candles. When lightbulbs became the norm, the candle went the way of the wind. DUH right? Well I’m feeling a bit nostalgic so I’m keen on The Light Bulb Effect – a wax candle shaped like a bulb. The interior cavity melts [...]

109-year-old light bulb still working

The world’s oldest light bulb is still burning bright after 109 years of illuminating fire stations since its installation in 1901. Known as the “Cent…

Make Terrariums, Planters From Light Bulbs

Instructables has connections to instructions on how to hollow out a light bulb, cleaning the kaolin powder off and making planters and terrariums out of them! For the latter tip, check their comments section. Link.