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Mongolians target success on the darts world stage

Mongolians have long prided themselves on their prowess in the three "manly" sports: wrestling, riding and archery. But they are now sweeping to victory in a new field, where sharp eyes are equally crucial.<p>"When we began entering darts competitions, people would say: 'How can you guys play? We …

World Darts Championship: Wayne Mardle names men to watch

Wayne Mardle picks out the players to watch at this year's World Darts Championship.<p>When talking about ones to watch you have to start with Phil …

How to throw darts like a pro

Dutchman Michael van Gerwen, the current number two in the darts world, teaches The Telegraph's Jim White how to perfect his throwing action<p>Michael van Gerwen burst onto the <b>darts</b> scene as a teenager and he hit third in the BDO/WDF World Rankings before turning 18.<p>This May he claimed the Premier …

PDC World Darts Championship: Gary Anderson, Robert Thornton, Andy Hamilton and Paul Nicholson into second round

Scottish duo Gary Anderson and Robert Thornton made it through to the last 32 at the PDC World Darts Championship.<p>The Scot averaged over 97 during a …

Meet darts brothers making history | Video | Watch TV Show | Sky Sports

Darts Player Peter Wright Dons Christmas Tree Goatee at PDC World Championship

Darts players are a colourful lot, as was proven yet again by Scottish star Peter Wright at the PDC World Championship.<p>Wright is well known for his questionable fashion sense, but this Christmas tree goatee is something else.<p>Now that's getting in the festive spirit.

Phil Taylor knocked out of PDC World Darts Championship by Michael Smith

Phil Taylor crashed out of the PDC World Darts Championship in one of the biggest upsets seen at Alexandra Palace. The 16-times world champion produced an error-strewn display, struggling for rhythm, as he was beaten by 4-3 by Michael Smith in the second round.<p>Smith, the 23-year-old world youth …

Adrian Lewis to meet Michael van Gerwen in semi-final

The two-times champion Adrian Lewis and the favourite Michael van Gerwen set up a mouthwatering semi-final at the PDC World Championship on Sunday.<p>Lewis crushed James Wade 5-1 at Alexandra Palace in a match which failed to live up to the drama of last year's encounter. Van Gerwen beat the Welshman …

Darts, derided as a pantomime sport, produced biggest Christmas cheers

It sounds like the start of a bad joke. There's a Scotsman, an Australian, a Dutchman and an Englishman playing darts – and it's the most popular programme on British pay-TV.<p>Except there's no punchline. On 30 December the peak audience for the PDC world championship semi-finals – 677,000 – left …

Stephen Bunting crowned BDO World Darts champion at Lakeside

Stephen Bunting defeated Alan Norris 7-4 to be crowned the BDO World Darts champion at Lakeside on Sunday night. It was Bunting's first world title and he could barely express his joy as tears rolled down his face.<p>"This is my eighth time at the Lakeside. The crowd has been fantastic. Thanks to …

The Benefits Of Using LED Lighting In Your Home

Almost anyone knows that using LED lighting is good but, when asked, they can’t really identify these benefits. Using LED lighting comes with several …

See Adam Frank's Charming LED Nightlights Illuminate BKLYN Designs

With BKLYN Designs just around the corner, we're giving you a sneak peek of some of the local designers who will be displaying their awesome green …

Artists Create Chandeliers Out of Bike Parts Under a Freeway Overpass

A freeway overpass is not the first place you would think to look for innovative art. But if you happen to be Joe O’Connell and Blessing Hancock, the …

Light Up Your Walls with Mestyle's LED-Embedded Wallpaper

If your walls are looking a bit bland, how about lighting them up with this glamorous LED wallpaper by Mestyle? Spotted at ICFF at during New York …

Blinkytape: kickstarting a smart strip of LEDs

Todd sez, "Check out this awesome LED strip lights controlled by a simple controller board. Matt Mets went through the Haxlr8r program and came out …

Stackable Tetris LED Lamp Takes Video Game Decor to a Whole New Level

Here at Inhabitat, we’re big fans of fun and functional Tetris-shaped furniture. But there’s just one problem with this new stackable Tetris LED Desk …

Philips Launches Colorful "Friends of Hue" Lights for Their Smartphone Controlled LED Lighting System

Here at Inhabitat we’re always thrilled to share exciting new innovations in lighting from our friends at Philips. The company recently announced …

Flex Lighting

The Fluida lamp earns its namesake from the flexible, fluid form of the bendable LED strip at its center. The two magnetic bases at each end can be …

LED Wallpaper: Roll-On Wall Lights Spread Out & Shine

Whether off or on, ordinary light fixtures always stand out in a room – sure, some can be hidden behind recesses in the wall or ceiling, but you can …

Philips Hue Has a Posse: Introducing LightStrips & LivingColors Bloom

Years ago, back in college, I remember rigging up a 16-foot length of LED rope lights along the sides and edge of my fixture-less closet. While it …

LED Cloud Sculpture Glows from Facebook & Twitter | Lightopia's Blog | The latest in Lighting and Interior Design

The LED Listening Cloud sculpture merges two great mediums, art and social media. Created specifically for the office space of the RPA ad agency. …

Lee Broom’s Carousel Chandelier | Lightopia's Blog | The latest in Lighting and Interior Design

Lee Broom’s Carousel Chandelier is a circular pendant chandelier with 30 cylinders inset with LEDs, in a Gunmetal finish, and accented by a clear …

Dodecado's Dazzling Light Blocks Let You Create Your Own LED Lamps

Montreal-based Dodecado has created a playful set of sculptural light blocks that can be stacked to create practically any shape you can imagine. The …

Synapse LED lighting system by Francisco Gomez Paz for Luceplan

<b>Dezeen promotion:</b> lighting brand Luceplan has launched its Synapse extendable lighting system by Argentinian designer Francisco Gomez Paz.<p>The lights …

Crystal wireless LED installation by Studio Roosegaarde

<b>Dutch Design Week 2013:</b> designer Daan Roosegaarde has unveiled a "Lego from Mars" installation consisting of hundreds of wireless LED crystals that …

LED stick person costume for toddler

Royce Hutain made a wonderful "stick person" costume for his toddler from LED lights and a body suit.

5 Ways To Light Up Drawers with LEDs

Working from a home office carved out from a dark converted living room closet means even with a desk lamp and overhead lighting, there are times …

Gabriel Chandelier at the Château de Versailles by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Paris designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have installed a chandelier at the entrance to the Château de Versailles, France, comprising looping cords …