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Ottumwa, Iowa Is The Home of The First “Foam Finger”
hile it's not a "foam finger" this Iowa student was credited with the prototype for the famed sports digit. Steve Chmelar of Ottumwa created this papier-mâché finger for a high school event in 1971. The Ottumwa High School student made it out hardware cloth and papier-mâ…
Video of a Bolt of Lightning Destroying a Tree
On Thursday, April 8, a bolt of lightning destroyed a pine tree at a High School in Wautoma, Wisconsin.
 
According to the National Weather Service: Air is a very poor conductor of electricity and gets extremely hot when lightning passes through it. How...

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