'Morning Edition' Returns: No Power over Christmas Lights If you've ever said, "I know it's true because I found it on the Web," consider Alek Komarnitsky Web site. He said people could turn his Christmas lights off and on just by pointing and clicking on his site. It turns out it was a hoax. The site just showed different photos of his house, where nothing was really happening.
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'Morning Edition' Returns: No Power over Christmas Lights

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'Morning Edition' Returns: No Power over Christmas Lights

'Morning Edition' Returns: No Power over Christmas Lights

'Morning Edition' Returns: No Power over Christmas Lights

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If you've ever said, "I know it's true because I found it on the Web," consider Alek Komarnitsky Web site. He said people could turn his Christmas lights off and on just by pointing and clicking on his site. It turns out it was a hoax. The site just showed different photos of his house, where nothing was really happening.