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DIY star ceiling brings the universe inside

One home-modder plugged bundles of fiber optics into tiny dremel holes in his ceiling. Using just a touch of glue to hold each star in place, 250 dots twinkle, maybe even brighter than real stars.

I thought I was pretty hot when I climbed on a stool and double-sided-taped glowing stars to my ceiling, but their waning green light never captured the night sky like DIY fiber optics.

One home-modder plugged bundles of fiber optics into tiny dremel holes in his ceiling. Using just a touch of glue to hold each star in place, 250 dots twinkle, maybe even brighter than real stars.

Even for a lazy glob of lard such as myself, the install sounds wicked easy thanks to a step-by-step tutorial over at Instructables. That said, I'm still the type of guy to hire out.

This story originally appeared on Gizmodo.