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A cool wind blows on the LED Firewinder
A bit of fun – check out the “Firewinder”, the LED Windlight. Courtesy of ThinkGeek, it is a wind-powered LED lighting effect where “breezes provide cool light effects”.
The product specifiaction, they write, is as follows:
* 100% wind-powered outdoor light
* Innovative eco-designed light visualizes the energy in the wind
* The faster the wind, the brighter Firewinder glows
* 14 ultra bright LED lights create a spiraling light effect
* Helical wing captures wind from all directions
* Clean & green power generator
* Uses recyclable materials
* Weather resistant design for max outdoor life
* High performance fixtures for hanging on a post or wall
* Simple and sturdy installation with a quick-release system
It will set you back $59.99 online dollars
Thanks to CraziestGadgets.com for flagging this one. Watch it in action:Tags: lighting effect, power generator, recyclable materials, thinkgeek, wind blows