Now that I have my copy of Phil Plait's Death from the Skies! These Are the Ways the World Will End..., a book about the science behind possible end of the world scenarios, back , I can use it in this meme. It would have been the closest if I'd not forgotten it at the dentist Friday. Yay. BTW, get this book. It presents scientific material in an engaging and understandable manner, and it's really hard to put down.
- Grab the nearest book. Right now. - Turn to page 56. - Find the fifth sentence. - Post that sentence along with these instructions in your blog. - Don't dig for your favorite book, the coolest, the most intellectual. Use the CLOSEST.
However, a big pulse of current caused by a storm can add to the load already there, causing the lines to heat up too much and break.