A Festival of Light-Emitting Diodes

Finally, somebody invented a USB Menorah. [via Slashdot] The site has detailed schematics and instructions to build the software and hardware yourself. Looks pretty inexpensive too. That should go over well; he’s got my attention. “It can correctly calculate the dates of Hannukah for at least the next few thousand years (or any historical date back to 2 B.C.E.). As well as ‘lighting’ the candles based on when the sunsets…”

This looks way better than my null modem mezuzzah. Personally, I’m hoping they’ll come out with a Wi-Fi lulav in time for next Sukkot.