My inaugural post was about the rise in popularity of energy- and money-saving LED holiday lights. Still skeptical? Let this video from Do Your Part that explains the science and savings of LEDs influence your weekend light stringing activities. There's a second video, and well, entertaining and festive as it may be, try not to emulate it this year. 

Matt Hickman ( @mattyhick ) reports on design, architecture and the intersection between the natural world and the built environment.