Fan recreates the Star Trek teleport effect with Christmas lights

Who needs fancy special effects software and years of digital animation schooling when you can just wrap up objects in Christmas lights and spin them around real fast? As this video from Joey Shanks shows, sometimes it doesn't take much to create some really cool visuals. » 6/25/13 1:20pm 6/25/13 1:20pm

It Costs $82,000 to Light the One Million Christmas Lights at this House

The Faucher Family in Delaware have built extravagant Christmas lights setups for 25 years now. How extravagant? They use 1,000,000 lights. So how much does it cost them to run the lights for a month? $82,320. Gulp. » 12/12/10 5:05pm 12/12/10 5:05pm