Flashlights are generally used for small tasks, such as looking for something in a dark closet or finding your way around the basement during a power outage. However, there are moments when a flashlight can help save your life. For the everyday individual, these moments may be few and far between, but you will be thankful in the end that you had such a simple tool on hand. This is why it is important to always have a handful of flashlights readily available, either on your person or in your car or home. Listed below are some important features and situations regarding flashlights and emergencies to help you be prepared.
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Certain occupations require certain tools. Surgeons need scalpels. Hair stylists need scissors. And many professionals, it turns out, need LED flashlights.
We all know that a good flashlight or headlamp is essential to the camping experience. But flashlights are also useful for camping games! Next time you go camping, bring three to five LED flashlights or a couple of headlamps, and try some of the following games detailed below. (more…)
Camping enthusiasts know the importance of a good flashlight. But not every camper knows just what to look for when choosing an LED camping flashlight. Should it be big and bulky? Small and lightweight? What type of batteries should it run on? What type of bulb should it use? Don’t get too overwhelmed – the following are five features you should look for when buying a new LED flashlight for camping.
There are many misconceptions floating around the blogosphere regarding the government’s upcoming phase-out of incandescent light bulbs. Some media sources are reporting that the government has mandated the switch from incandescent bulbs to CFL (compact fluorescent) bulbs in everything from headlamps to lanterns to flashlights. This is simply not true, and is a misconception that ignores LED lanterns and lights which are environmentally friendly. The following is what is really happening with the Big Switch and what is just a big myth.
Some people compare the light of an LED flashlight to the brightness of a full moon on a clear night. Tomorrow night’s moon may put some LED flashlights to the test. According to CNN, this weekend’s full moon is set to be the biggest in nearly 20 years. You won’t see another like it until 2029.
A UFO spotted in Vancouver, Wash., turned out to be a 7.5-foot-tall kite bearing hundreds of LED lights.
The last decade has been a monumental one for light-emitting diodes (LEDs), and the next one looks to be even more promising. For the average consumer, the innovative technology has only just now been brought to light (so to speak). Today, you will find LEDs in just about every piece of electronic equipment on the market. Consequently, LEDs are also credited with the potential to save the world, in a very literal sense — saving energy by increasing performance and decreasing maintenance — a task far removed from their initial role of simply gracing the digital displays of watches, alarm clocks, and calculators. (more…)