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We don't know how the folks at Risk Racing got from naval undersea mine design to the Light Mine Pro, but we're glad they did. The baseball sized, sci-fi-like accessory is comprised of two LED arrays – one white, one red – surrounded by 11 protrusions topped by neodymium magnets. Stick it to any metal surface on your car, and you've fire-and-forget illumination.

Running in three AAA batteries, the eight white LEDs can be used as low-power or high-power spotlights, the four red LEDs function as blinkers or for night vision. And those magnets should come in handy in other ways, such as retrieving dropped objects – assuming the object is at the end of a baseball-sized gap. The unusual multi-function light strikes us as a fair shake at around $20, but we'll have to buy one to see the quality for ourselves.


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      Joe Richardson
      • 3 Years Ago
      I really wanted this for Christmas, but Santa forgot. There is also a smaller version for about $8 US. I love this blog. Thanks for the varied content.
      Marco Irmer
      • 3 Years Ago
      "any metal surface" eh? My car has aluminum body panels as well as various aluminum bits under the hood that already make it hard to find a magnetic place for my parts tray. If someone is making a 'futuristic' gadget like this one, it may help to consider the fact that magnets require iron/steel to adhere to.
      Toneron
      • 3 Years Ago
      this blog is all but dead.
        JayP
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Toneron
        Sorry- I meant to vote you up! Hope 2012 is a better year.
      Andre Neves
      • 3 Years Ago
      Thanks for the ad.
      EvoVIII
      • 3 Years Ago
      .......... WTF?!??
      caddy-v
      • 3 Years Ago
      Simply amazing what lengths some crazed inventor does to part some poor fool of his hard earned money.
        Elmo
        • 3 Years Ago
        @caddy-v
        Hard earned money? So $20 is hard earned money? As said below, there's also a smaller $8 version.