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July 22, 2014

The light that never goes out


The light has achieved celebrity status and has its own Guinness World Record.
It was installed in the Livermore Fire Station in 1901 and has been turned off only for about a week since then. It was designed by Adolphe Chailet whose bulb designs have been known to last longer than Edison's inventions.
10 Fascinating Old Things that Still Work

Posted by gerardvanderleun at July 22, 2014 9:52 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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You can't say that about those poisonous curly POS they sell now.

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