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Gamer Survives Lightning Strike While Playing PlayStation at Home
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Gamer Survives Lightning Strike While Playing PlayStation at Home

John Lopez, Tech Times 20 September 2022, 10:09 pm According to CDC findings, approximately 40 million lightning strikes strike the ground in the United States each year. Nonetheless, the chances of being struck by lightning are less than one in a million in any given year, and nearly 90% of all lightning strike victims survive. This man from the United Kingdom was struck by lightning and survived. He was also playing PlayStation in his living room when the bizarre incident happened. Man Gets Struck by Lightning While Indoors According to 9GAG, an adult man from the United Kingdom was rushed ...
Utah ski resorts upgrade avalanche mitigation technology to phase out old military artillery
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Utah ski resorts upgrade avalanche mitigation technology to phase out old military artillery

ALTA, Utah — Alta Ski Area is installing new avalanche towers to better protect skiers and to phase out old military artillery. This summer, the resort is installing five Wyssen avalanche towers from the Switzerland-based company around Mt. Baldy, according to Mike Maughan, Alta’s general manager. Alta installed three last summer in the Supreme area of the mountain, and several more will be installed next year. Several howitzers — military weapons that launch a projectile — are currently in use in Little Cottonwood Canyon to trigger controlled avalanches.  “Mov(ing) away from anything that’s shooting a projectile in the air is a safer, better way to do avalanche mitigation work,” Maughan said. This winter will be the last time that Alta uses their howitzer, Mau...