Edison would be absolutely gobsmacked. When he patented his incandescent light bulb, that in itself must have seemed miraculous. Fast forward to today, and the myriad options for lighting fixtures — the styles, the technology and the trends — mean you can illuminate your home, inside and out, in an astonishing number of ways. You even can choose a light bulb Edison probably would recognize, one that uses today’s LED technology but that looks remarkably similar to his Menlo Park invention.
Source: Lancaster Online