Mr. Edison knew the incandescent bulb would be improved one day. That day is here. The Cree light bulb consumes less energy while having the 25 times the lifespan. 'Tis time to put the incandescent light bulb to rest in a tiny casket and bury it in a snowy plateau, while a man wearing a kilt plays a Scottish tune in a bagpipe. The Cree LED Bulb is deemed the successor. The biggest thing since the light bulb.