Lightning globe


This Instructable, involving high-voltage electricity, shows how to create a “lightning globe.” Probably not a good idea for most people to mess with, but the results sure look cool.

This globe was done by the same guy who make a lethal electric fence from a computer monitor.

Make your own Lightning Globe! – Link


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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance 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 to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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