The brave men and women in Nokia's research department apparently watch the Discovery Channel on a little too often, since I can't think of much other inspiration for this lightning-detecting phone they've conceived. Since lightning bolts generate powerful radio waves (among other things), I'm sure it was easy enough to build a scanner for lightning into a phone, but… why? It's not like you can't tell if a storm is getting closer simply by, I don't know, looking around, and it obviously would never be quick enough to warn you about an imminent strike.
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