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Owlberto the Wise Lamp

By: on September 19, 2012
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Owlberto the Wise. Lamp. Robot. Vintage Kodak Stereo camera head that makes him look kind of like Johnny 5 from Short Circuit. Owlberto's eyes light up via a pair of LED bulbs, while his torso slays additional darkness with a 7.5 watt, built-in incandescent bulb. The orange glass plate spanning the owl's abdominal wall is a days of yore darkroom light that continues the photography motif, and is removable for light bulb swap outs. Owlberto also comes with a plexiglass base...and a very hefty $900 price tag. I can't afford that. I wonder if I could just trap a real owl and train it to stand in my living room holding a flashlight in its mouth instead.

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Philippe the Skeleton Lamp

Phillipe the Skeleton Lamp is not the first skeleton lamp I've met (see Glass Skull Tiki Torch, Day of the Dead Skull Lamp). But he's definitely the first skeleton lamp I've met named "Phillipe." Which leads me to believe...

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Slap It Butt Lamp

$225 from Slap It »

I really appreciate how un-stuffy and...cheeky the Brits' sense of humor is. Sorry, humour. For example, I'd like to give whomever created this lamp a big slap on the back to show my admiration. And then a big approving...

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Firefly Blue Laser Lamp

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I grew up with fireflies. And by that I mean I grew up squashing them and rubbing their bioluminescence on my arms and legs so I too could glow like a superhero or anomaly of evolution. I never saw any blue ones though...

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Moon & Planet Lamps

$88.15 - $143.25 from Etsy »

Sleep under the light of the moon even on stormy nights, and enjoy the orange blaze of Jupiter without making futile attempts to go to Jupiter with one of these sweet spherical lamps from Pulsar Moonlight. Each is a unique...

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Day Of The Dead Lace Skull Lamp

$87.99 from Amazon »

The lacy-looking Day Of The Dead Skull Lamp follows in the footsteps of Porcelain Skulls and lace skull & crossbones pants. Sure, the table light isn't as intriguing as the former, or as sexy (so sexy!) as the latter...

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The Dead of Night Zombie Lamp

$135 from Amazon »

When you're spooked and unsettled in the dead of night, flick on this zombie lamp and - Waahhh! - realize that's what was spooking and unsettling you in the first place. The Dead of Night Lamp from sculptor and FX artist...

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Self-Regenerative Wax Lamp

Everyone wants to be a hard ass. The Terminator. The Regulator. The Undertaker. Chuck Norris. Where's The Do-Gooder? The Helper? The Revitalizer? Relegated to the arenas of kindergarten classrooms and home decor, that's...

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Eye of Sauron Desk Lamp

$299.99 from ThinkGeek »

I'm getting this lamp and putting it on my desk with a Krispy Kreme donut or a piece of gooey butter cake in the spotlight's dead center. It will be the first time ever some a-hole doesn't steal my food at work. Because...

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Lamp Plants

$85 - $145 from Etsy »

Where the Red Fern Glows...you'll find Mariana Folberg's Lamp Plants. The artist behind Mar de Fe designs took inspiration from the rain forest to construct a thriving pot of green-lit leaves. Add one of the lamps to...

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Globe Terrarium Lamps

$380 - $460 from Richard Clarkson »

The amount of light Richard Clarkson's Globe handblown glass terrarium lamps provide looks to be a few watts shy of enough to keep you from embossing your foot with a LEGO brick after dark. But suspended from the ceiling...

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Heng Balance Magnetic Switch Lamp

Newton's Cradle meets abacus meets the first day of creation in the Heng Balance Lamps. Li Zanwen created his series of square, oval, and circular beechwood desk lamps with a pair of magnetic wooden balls on strings at...

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Alien Abduction Lamp

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When I see alien abduction images like this lamp's they make me think of one thing: Cartman gets an anal probe. Ugh, poor cow. Well, maybe not. I mean, really, whatever fate lies ahead for him on that spaceship can't...