$5,000 in Electricity = Lots of Christmas Lights

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Over the 52 festive days that this Canadian house stays eye-blindingly lit, the owner pays about $100 a day, or about $5,000. And in addition to his large donation to the power company, the owner also pulls in over $30,000 in gifts for charity.

Hit the very end of the video for a neat comparison block shot—his poor neighbor's house, shrouded in shadow, adorns a few, pitiful icicle lights. The only thing we'd recommend for the wonderland of bulbs is a little glowing reindeer mutilation. [iflim via digg]