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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_lights

Christmas lights are lights used for decoration in preparation for Christmas and for display ... Christmas trees displayed publicly and illuminated with electric lights ... Christmas lights were too expensive for the average person; as such, electric Christmas lights did not become the majority replacement for candles until 1930.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holiday_lighting_technology

Holiday lighting technology has been subject to considerable development and variation since the replacement of candles by electric lights. While originally used during the Christmas holidays as Christmas lights, modern electric light ... Holiday lights of this type do not suffer from color fading because the light is determined ...

energy.gov/articles/how-do-holiday-lights-work

Dec 16, 2015 ... Last year, we told you how incandescent holiday string lights work, ... Holiday lights are a great way to learn about the flow of electric current.

www.wired.com/2014/12/christmas-lights-series-parallel

Dec 15, 2014 ... Are the standard strand of Christmas lights connected in series or ... It's possible to get it to work, but it can still cause some trouble for people. .... Like I said, in a functioning bulb this wire does not conduct electrical current.

people.howstuffworks.com/culture-traditions/holidays-christmas/christmas-lights.htm

Have you ever wondered how these lights work? Why is it that if you pull out or break one of the bulbs, the whole strand of lights goes out? And how do they ...

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Dec 5, 2011 ... Video on how Christmas lights work and why when one bulb burns out they all go out, and about the new lights, that when they burn out, the ...

www.ciphersbyritter.com/RADELECT/LITES/XMSLITES.HTM

Nov 27, 2005 ... Christmas lights are the strings of little bulbs often used inside on Christmas ... As in an ordinary light bulb, electrical energy heats up a tiny metal filament so ... current when the filament fails, but the shunts often do not work.

www.familyhandyman.com/electrical/home-lighting/how-to-repair-christmas-tree-lights/view-all

(For the tester to work, the lights must be plugged into the electrical outlet correctly—the narrow “hot” blade into the narrow slot and the wide neutral blade into ...

www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/christmaslights.html

But it would take almost forty years for electric Christmas lights to become the ... How Stuff Works: How Christmas lights work - Includes introduction to how ...

main.flosscience.com/Home/clever-hacks/xmas-lights

Don't throw away that string of burned out lights when you can do some ... Just grab a string of Christmas lights and a pair of wire cutter/strippers and get to work. ... All the strings plug into standard 120 v AC US electricity; The bulbs are in ...