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Start Your Transition to LED Lighting for $4 Per Bulb

If you’re still using ugly CFL bulbs, or heaven forbid, energy-hogging incandescents, it’s time to transition to LED. Philips’ unique SlimStyle 60W equivalents are only $4 each today on Amazon, which is within a few cents of an all-time low. At that price, they’ll pay for themselves in the short term with energy savings, and in the long term with a lifespan that could stretch over multiple decades. Plus, many utility companies will pay you a buck or two for each bulb, if you submit a receipt.

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In Defense of Design: When Form Matters as Much as Function

Everyone thinks they understand good design, and while we all understand our tastes, there’s more to making a product well designed than just making it pretty. Form and function have to combine to work well together, but they both need to be present. Here’s why form matters, when it makes a product better, and when too much can actually make a product worse.

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