Designer Chetan Sorab's Matchlight is a clever lighting concept thatlets you arrange a pile of matchsticks however you want—and as long asthe sticks are touching each other, they'll all light up, despite thefact that only one of the 16 "matches" has a power cord. Here's how: Eachindividual light stick has a magnetized polypropylene body, so you canstand them up as straight as a line of soldiers, as well as having themstrewn higgledy-piggledy. And how do you get the current to passthrough all the lights? Simple—by induction.

Source: yankodesign.comAdded: 7 December 2007