Most of us know all about late night, bleary-eyed trips to the bathroom - the choice is between leaving the light off and protecting your eyes or switching it on and preserving your relaxing nights sleep. The wrong choice can often result in carnage, and stubbed toes and slippery tiles are just the beginning. The "His n' Her Motion Activated Toilet Light" offers a solution by softly illuminating the area around the toilet automatically as soon as you enter the room, with additional red and green lights that indicate whether the seat is up or down and a red bullseye target beam that shines into the water providing an extra level of safety for inaccurate males. Designed to be gentle on the eyes, the light sits on the underside of the toilet lid and is available online at http://www.arkon.com/homeautomation.html for US$29.95.
About the Author
Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks.
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