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    How to prevent yourself from being killed by lightning .

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    shingo
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    How to prevent yourself from being killed by lightning .

    Post by shingo on Sat Jun 20, 2009 5:17 am

    This is something amazing. A girl wearing a ipod was struck by lightning but survived.

    The earphones saved her life as it diverted the energy away. However, you must not wear it in your ears, you must only dangle it on your neck.

    http://news.cnet.com/8301-17852_3-10268484-71.html?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20

    But obviously, you must have a device waiting to be sacrificed. In that example, an ipod was killed as a result.

    But for a life, I guess, it is worth it..
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    Re: How to prevent yourself from being killed by lightning .

    Post by pizza on Sat Jun 20, 2009 6:07 am

    we all should be thankful we are still alive after that incident
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    Re: How to prevent yourself from being killed by lightning .

    Post by TigTrivers on Thu Jun 25, 2009 3:17 am

    Cool but you could just not walk around in the middle of a storm

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    Re: How to prevent yourself from being killed by lightning .

    Post by whatif on Mon Sep 07, 2009 2:35 am

    But, like the ipod was almost new Very Happy

    just carry a radio as a necklace, and you will be alright...
    Maybe not socially alright, but definitely physically Very Happy

    Did you know that the "Empire State Building" takes up 99 percent of the lightning aiming towards manhattan. It's the highest landmark on the island and the top pole is a great conductor.

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    Re: How to prevent yourself from being killed by lightning .

    Post by NuclearWarlord on Mon Sep 07, 2009 8:45 am

    I use my laptop to repel lightning.

    Discuss.
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    Re: How to prevent yourself from being killed by lightning .

    Post by shingo on Mon Sep 07, 2009 1:27 pm

    It's just luck, that that girl survived, I don't really think that another person in this world can ward off lightning with anything.

    Remember, that each time a lightning strikes near, the sound is so loud . Louder than a bomb. Just imagine the impact.

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    Re: How to prevent yourself from being killed by lightning .

    Post by whatif on Mon Sep 07, 2009 6:29 pm

    Actually do you know the source of the boom?

    Lightning moves so fast and violently through the earths surface that it moves molecules apart, and after it disappears the molecules cover the empty space the lightning made by crashing together causing a thunderous boom.

    Don't forget this all happens at practically the same time Very Happy

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