Saturday, July 12, 2008

Popping corn with a cell phone - mystery revealed

Since it's the weekend, let's have a little fun. A lot of us geeky types have the seen the viral videos making the rounds of the people using their cell phone energy to make popcorn. There are several of these videos and most of them show four friends put their cell phones on a table in an "X". In the middle are a few kernels of popcorn. The friend all call each others phones and in a few seconds the kernels pop!

It turns out that this is a hoax. The idea ia a marketing piece from a company that makes headsets. CNN has an interview with a company representative that can be seen here.

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