LED Chandelier

Officially called “A Chandelier for One of Many Possible Ends”, light installation flickers and clicks when local ambient radioactivity is detected, thanks to the 92 Geiger counters connected to each of the hanging LED lighting elements. The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster of 2011 drove artist Phillip David Stearns to create this installation. If the sculpture ever fully illuminates it would indicate fatal levels of ambient radiation. Click here to view the first image in this week’s funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing why foil boarding is awesome.