Man's Static Electricity Sparks Alert

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Man's Static Electricity Sparks Alert

Post by André » Sat Sep 17, 2005 9:16 pm

An Australian man built up so much static electricity in his clothes as he walked that he burned carpets, melted plastic and sparked a mass evacuation.

As he walked into the building, the carpet ignited from the 40,000 volts of static electricity that had built up.

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Post by Sergei » Sat Sep 17, 2005 10:24 pm

Wow. It's Staticman - his secret power is setting fire to your carpet!
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Post by hornakapopolis » Sun Sep 18, 2005 1:39 am

Remember... cotton breathes.

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Post by TomServo » Mon Sep 19, 2005 12:33 pm

Sergei wrote:Wow. It's Staticman - his secret power is setting fire to your carpet!
Imagine if he touched your ear 8)
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Post by Sara » Tue Sep 20, 2005 7:59 am

Or petted your cat!


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Post by André » Tue Sep 20, 2005 4:23 pm

That would hurt.
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