Dynamic Lamp lights up when you give it a spin

Look, ma — no power cord!

So you've seen gadgets before that can be powered by working a hand crank, but designer Karin Johansson of Sweden's Konstfack University has a lamp that's charged when you give it a spin. It has a dynamo on the inside of the globe that converts kinetic energy and gets its glow going. While it's a little unwieldy to have to spin the globe to produce light, seeing the lamp sitting on your desk wire-free is just plain cool.

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