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Photograph: When Lightning Strikes People Listening to an iPod

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This is a picture of Jason Bunch who suffered burns after lightning struck while he was jogging and wearing iPod. Link

Experts says that it's not just iPods that people have to be concerned about - anything similar that requires headphones or even cellphones being held to the ear could result in similar injuries.

To estimate the number of miles you are from a thunderstorm, count the number of seconds between a flash of lightning and the next clap of thunder. Divide this number by five.