Photo by Chris Rieger.

The internet is full of makers, creating homebrewed technology out of stuff they have lying around, but every so often someone makes a thing that I can totally see as the centerpiece of tomorrow’s science-fiction way of life. For instance, this levitating LED bulb.

Photo by Chris Rieger.

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Electrical engineering student Chris Rieger put it together in about six months with a lot of trial and error, and in the light, it looks pretty rough. But once it’s turned on, you can totally imagine your futuristic pad festooned with the mass-produced version.

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Oh yes. I’ll take 100. And a swanky apartment to hang them in.