As if I needed the New England Journal of Medicine to Tell Me This

It’s official: Wearing an iPod in a thunder-storm is not a good idea. Quote: “Although the use of a device such as an iPod may not increase the chances of being struck by lightning, in this case, the combination of sweat and metal earphones directed the current to, and through, the patient’s head.”

Next month the New England Journal of Medicine will look into whether or not one should use a Blendtec blender in a thunderstorm.