Latest Lantern Stories

2014-06-30 23:17:47

LuminAID solar powered lights provide up to 16 hours of LED light, Perfect for outdoor nighttime adventures this summer. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Polar Vortex wreaked havoc over much of the United States this winter, which means most people are itching to spend as much time outdoors this summer as possible. The good news is there are endless options for how to enjoy the warmer weather and if one is properly prepared, those long summer days can turn into long summer nights...

2014-04-16 23:14:05

Tegpro, a division of LEDdynamics, Inc., announced today the launch of their Stove Lite Wood Stove Powered LED Lantern Kickstarter campaign. Randolph, VT (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Tegpro, a division of LEDdynamics, Inc., announced today the launch of their Stove Lite lantern Kickstarter campaign. The classically-designed lantern is equipped with a built-in thermoelectric generator. When placed on a hot stove top, the lantern generates electricity, powering its LED light, USB charging port,...

2013-11-26 23:22:03

Nokero International, Ltd. announces their campaign to provide solar light bulbs to those affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Nokero International, Ltd. today announced their campaign to provide solar light bulbs to those affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Nokero aims to distribute thousands of solar-powered lights throughout the Philippines by working with Habitat for Humanity and One Heart for Hope Foundation, official...

2013-10-15 23:24:27

LED solar lanterns from charitable initiative give deprived children safe place to study. Torrance, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Today, the pioneers of LED lighting at LEDtronics®, Inc., http://www.ledtronics.com, announced that their “Pehli Kiran” initiative provided LED solar lanterns to top students from impoverished villages in Pakistan. Top students received a solar lantern or a solar cell phone charger to help them continue their studies and encourage them to stay in school....

2013-09-12 23:33:01

Restaurants can save money and go green by replacing disposable, throw-away fuel cells, used for table lighting, with refillable oil lamps and candles. An online "Savings Calculator" shows the savings realized when using refillable fuel cells with existing candle holders. Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Firefly Fuel is excited to announce the release of their new website offering a wide variety of Eco-friendly refillable oil lamps, oil candles and simple,...

2013-09-04 23:02:05

Industrial Revolution encourages the practice of having supplies on hand for when a disaster such as a tornado or flood strikes. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 When a disaster such as a tornado or flood strikes, having supplies on hand can make a crucial difference and even save lives. Yet according to a recent survey, only 57 percent of Americans have an emergency preparedness kit ready at home. During September, National Emergency Preparedness Month, the Federal Emergency...

2013-06-18 23:23:40

80 homes at the Christian Life Orphanage in Seeta, Uganda to benefit from tPOD1 personal power generators. Tellurex Corporation's tPOD1s to safely light up rooms at a lower cost than traditional kerosene lanterns. Traverse City, Michigan (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Tellurex Corporation of Traverse City, Michigan today announced it will deploy tPOD1s to light each of the 80 homes at the Christian Life Orphanage in Seeta, Uganda. The tPOD1s will be distributed to the orphanage as part of New Hope...

2013-02-22 08:20:01

Osaka, Feb 22, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Panasonic Corporation today announced the launch of the 100 THOUSAND SOLAR LANTERN PROJECT, a project to donate a total of 100,000 solar LED lanterns to people in regions of the world without electricity, by 2018, the 100th anniversary of the company's founding. As the first stage in this effort, Panasonic is donating 3,000 compact solar lights to NPOs and NGOs helping to solve social problems in Myanmar. A ceremony to mark this donation was held today...

New Bio-inspired Coating That Increases LED Efficiency By 55 Percent
2013-01-08 13:48:41

Optical Society of America The nighttime twinkling of fireflies has inspired scientists to modify a light-emitting diode (LED) so it is more than one and a half times as efficient as the original. Researchers from Belgium, France, and Canada studied the internal structure of firefly lanterns, the organs on the bioluminescent insects' abdomens that flash to attract mates. The scientists identified an unexpected pattern of jagged scales that enhanced the lanterns' glow, and applied that...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'