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This isn’t the sharpest Instructable on the site, but I like the idea that people are starting to see what sorts of useful projects they can do with the innards from dead CF light bulbs (such as, in this case, a step-down DC-DC converter and a Joule thief).

Make cool gadgets from a deceased fluorescent lamp

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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