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Most people know to unplug computers to prevent lightning damage but some are injured by lightning using hardwired video games, a US researcher says.
Actor Clint Ritchie, who played newspaper editor Clint Buchanan on One Life to Live for two decades, has died in Roseville, Calif., ABC said. He was 70. The Los Angeles Times reported the North Dakota native died last Saturday, following a brief illness.
By Aref Omar LEGENDARY bassists stanley clarke, marcus miller and Victor Wooten perform together in singapore. The heavens split and a whole lot of thunder ensues, AREF OMAR writes.
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Boys Like Girls' self-titled debut album has been certified gold by the RIAA with the album's singles "The Great Escape" and "Hero/Heroine" achieving platinum and gold status, respectively.
NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Celtic Thunder -- the Irish all-male wonder from producer Sharon Browne, and legendary songwriter/composer Phil Coulter -- embarks on a national tour of the U.S. this fall.
Ben Stiller, Jack Black and Robert Downey Jr. attended a screening of "Tropic Thunder" at the Camp Pendleton U.S. Marines Corps base, Paramount Pictures said.
By Jennifer Barrios, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jun. 22--The private Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton has a lightning detection system, complete with atmospheric sensors and sirens. The public Bethpage State Park golf course relies on slightly older technology -- weather reports.
Heat Lightning is actually faint flashes of lightning reflecting outward from distant thunderstorms. These flashes usually do not produce thunder as the storm is sometimes too far away to be heard. The term heat lightning got its name because it often occurs on hot summer nights and does not produce audible thunder. One reason heat lightning can be seen so far away is due to the reflection of the light bouncing off water particles in moist, humid air and as light is scattered throughout the...
- To swell, as grain or wood with water.