About Hurricane Oil Lamps?

Answer Hurricane oil lamps were the major source of artificial light for human society during the late-18th and 19th centuries, prior to the invention of the electric light bulb. While the hurricane lamp ... Read More »

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How do I Decorate Hurricane Lamps for the Holidays?

Hurricane lamps offer a versatile holiday accent that also meets the U.S. Fire Administration's recommendation of using fire safe decorating. Antique, vintage and contemporary hurricane lamps evoke... Read More »

What hurricane hit Vero Beach, Florida, about 1980?

Hurricane David hit Vero Beach, Florida, on Sept. 3, 1979, as a Category II hurricane with winds of 100 mph and gusts up to 125 mph. The hurricane eye passed along the Atlantic coast from Vero Beac... Read More »

About iPod Docking Stations With Lamps?

There are hundreds of different iPod docking stations available on the market today. One of the most recent additions to the iPod docking-station scene are lamps with built-in iPod support.

How much longer do fluorescent lamps last than incandescent lamps?

According to, a compact fluorescent lightbulb (CFL) lasts about 10 times longer than an incandescent one. notes that a 13-watt CFL can burn for 10,000 hours, whereas an inca... Read More »