Wow... Check out the prosthetic card reader - someone went to a LOT of trouble to pull this off.

This was so totally only a matter of time....


Not to turn this into a blog about power consumption, but this might solve your problems: a twelve node mini-itx cluster that consumes 200W at peak performance (only 60W at idle!). With a couple of these, you might match or exceed the power usage of that halogen lamp!