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New meaning to "tea light"

March 6th, 2009  |  Published in Uncategorized  |  4 Comments

Pictured above is a very cool teabag light by South Korean designer Wonsik Chae. Steep the bag into a cup of chemicals and it glows. The special “brew” that activates the brightness is not Earl Gray or English Breakfast, but Fluorescent Molecules. (My fave blend when snacking on biscuits.)

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  1. K says:

    hahaha now you can drink tea and light up the room at the same time!

  2. Y says:

    Very clever! I wonder how long it lasts for?

  3. heh heh awesome! itd be good for earth hour!

  4. Gempires says:

    All the photos on this blog are gorgeous but these ones are quite special.

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