Do-it-yourselfer Kipkay salvaged parts from an old parallel port scanner and made a flexible, super-bright light by extracting the lamp and running it through clear tubing. He mounted the new lamp above his keyboard for night typing, but it seems like it would do well in any small dark place like under the stairs, in the attic or in basement storage, too.
Recycle an Old Scanner into a Super-Bright Lamp
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