A few years ago, Pesco wrote about a Christmas tree at a Japanese aquarium that is lit by the power of an electric eel. Now, thanks to Discover magazine's DiscoBlog, we have video of that amazing holiday miracle.
Sadly, the eel does not look nearly as thrilled with this situation as I am.
Maggie Koerth-Baker is the science editor at BoingBoing.net. She writes a monthly column for The New York Times Magazine and is the author of Before the Lights Go Out, a book about electricity, infrastructure, and the future of energy. You can find Maggie on Twitter and Facebook.