Man sets new world record for most Christmas lights on his house - WJBF-TV ABC 6 Augusta-Aiken News, Weather, Sports

Man sets new world record for most Christmas lights on his house

Posted: Updated:
AUSTRALIA -

An Australian family set a new world record this weekend for having the most Christmas lights attached to their home. 

Friends and neighbors showed up to take a closer look at the 502,165 Christmas lights that illuminate David Richard's property.

He admits attaching more than half a million light bulbs is very time-consuming.  The electricity bill will certainly be higher in the following weeks as well.  Richards say it'll cost about an extra $2,300 a month to run his light display.

  • Don't Miss It!More>>

  • Female trapper captures gator in New Tampa yard

    Female trapper captures gator in New Tampa yard

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:13:15 GMT
    Trapper Julie Harter captured a gator at the Pebble Creek Country Club. Larry Feldman photoTrapper Julie Harter captured a gator at the Pebble Creek Country Club. Larry Feldman photo
    A female trapper came to the rescue Thursday when a 6-foot-long alligator decided to take a stroll in a New Tampa yard.
    A female trapper came to the rescue Thursday when a 6-foot-long alligator decided to take a stroll in a New Tampa yard.
  • Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

    Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:10:11 GMT
    For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are preparing excavate a sinkhole-type cave in northern Wyoming that contains the ancient remains of tens of thousands of animals.
    For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of ancient fossils: the bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet deep at the bottom...
  • HIV pills show more promise to prevent infection

    HIV pills show more promise to prevent infection

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:43:39 GMT
    By The Associated Press There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from a landmark study that proved...
    By The Associated Press There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from a landmark study that proved the drug...
Powered by WorldNow

1336 Augusta West Parkway
Augusta, GA 30909

Telephone: 706.722.6664
Email: talkback6@wjbf.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.