Bamboo filament bulb

Bamboo filament bulb

A small town in southern Kyoto, Japan has a yearly festival and monument next to a shrine dedicated to Thomas Edison. He had once used the bamboo from the town of Yawata for his filament in his experimental lightbulbs which increased the lifetime of the bulb from 40 to 1,000 hours.

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