I rarely get truly impressed by gadgets. They may be beautiful. They may do nice tricks. But very rarely they make me smile out of pure wonderment. That's exactly what happened when I watched the Fiat Lux Lamp in action.
At first sight, the Fiat Lux Lamp is just a lamp: One plain orb with a smaller sphere attached to its side. It's just a lamp until you turn it on, by grabbing the smaller sphere and making it float under the sphere, where it will stay until you decide to turn it off. No wires. Just thin air between the lamp orb and the sphere, and the forces of magnetism. [Constance Guisset via Unplggd]