Tuesday, December 22, 2015

The Beauty of Neon Lights

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Happiness in Neon. (Photo Credits)

Neon lights evoke some kind of happiness and liveliness to the evening sky. Imagine a place without neon signs and automatically you may think of the term “sadness,” and could even describe the term as “ghost town” if there is not much foot traffic. Builders and Contractors

PBS.Org says Neon signs that are made of neon lights are already a dying art.” We’ve seen them glowing on New York City theater billboards, Las Vegas casinos and Hong Kong high-rises. They cast unbidden light and shadow into restaurants and homes and are a part of the daily scenery for millions. But neon signs, once a vital part of a city’s culture and barometer for its economic climate, are fading out of sight as the once-popular technology disappears from the streets. An online exhibition tells the story of neon’s history, which began purely by accident.”

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You can do it yourself

It does not actually need to fall into extinction, because you can definitely do one on your own. Electricians

I Spy DIY in fact shared how to do a DIY Neon Letter Sign.” I chatted a bit about how I have been wanting a neon light FOREVER, but I never made the purchase because of the price tag. Now, I can make a million for a fraction of the price! It’s a simple as adhearing battery powered neon tubing to wire (thanks Shrimp Salad Circus for your tutorial which led me to this magical lighting). I have to admit, I was so excited when first I got the supplies, I started bending the wire into the first word that popped into my head! I already have more ordered to take on more complicated phrases. But “Hello” is a great word to practice on because is it mostly loops. My fave thing is that it looks as cool during the day, as it does lit up at night!”

Check out the step-by-step instructions here.

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And if you really love neon lights, you might as well get this new phone charger from Microsoft as featured over at The Verge.

“This thing defines flashy. Drop a Lumia smartphone onto the plastic pad, and a ring of light instantly illuminates your desk, nightstand, or whatever it might be resting on. And it’s incredibly bright, though you can thankfully choose between three brightness settings if the charger proves an unwelcome distraction to your coworkers. At night, you can also set the light to shut off completely so you can actually get some sleep instead of being kept awake by the intense neon glow.”

Check out the rest of the article here.

So do you fancy neon lights?



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