Interesting Fact # 585 – MP3 Players

Joggers who listen to MP3 players could be at risk from lightning strikes.

(Several cases of people suffering burns and hearing loss after being struck by lightning while wearing personal stereos have been recorded. Whilst the device isn’t thought to attract the lightning, they can help to channel the current. Maybe people should wear good old fashioned rubber soled shoes.)

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