Every year, it seems there are more and more extravagant displays of programmed Christmas lights. This year is the most impressive so far—so impressive, the tech side of me wants to do something along these lines, while the religious side of me balks at how much time/money was spent on these displays (even if they use LEDs... that's a lot of power, and a lot of cost/material for the bulbs and cords!).
Anyways, for your enjoyment, here are two of my favorite displays:
Little Drummer Boy
This neighborhood synchronized lights to different songs among 13 different houses. Lots of wireless controllers, I presume:
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Snowball Blaster - the Game
With a slight bit of 8-bit graphics/sounds thrown into the mix, this looks like it's actually pretty fun... and on par with the graphics of an Atari, at least :-)
Most Expensive Electric Bill...
This family will apparently pay $82,320 to light their house for this Christmas season: