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Word of the Day

Gloaming (n., GLOW-ming)

Twilight or dusk, when the sun is hidden but not gone, its rippled effects lingering on the sky.

Gif of the Day

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Link of the Day

Aerolux flower bulbs

The Aerolux Light Corporation manufactured some interesting light bulbs during the middle of the 20th century. The filaments were designed into shapes of flowers, birds, and other things, and the bulbs were filled with gasses that would change color as they glowed. Here are some of the results:

There's interesting details about the bulbs floating around the web, and you can also see some of the bulbs at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. If digital browsing is your thing, check them out at Colossal.

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