iPods + Lightning = Debate

The debate continues about what effect wearing an iPod has when/if you are stuck by lightning. Some say the earbuds conduct the electricity away from the jogger’s head. Other say that it directs it through his head.

The final word: Don’t jog during thunderstorms. “..much of the very interesting debate that has followed the publication of this case report would perhaps be unnecessary if common sense were as ubiquitous as the iPod,” says the New England Journal Of Medicine.

[WSJ Health Blog]