Crave Ep. 140: Lightning strikes, and charges, a phone

On this week's episode, jellyfish shut down a nuclear power plant in Sweden, while Google's Project Loon rides the wind and Nokia tries charging smartphones with lightning.

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This week on Crave, we get a quick lesson on how Google's Project Loon Internet-broadcasting balloons will ride wind currents in the stratosphere. One of the largest nuclear reactors in the world is shut down by jellyfish. And watch a cell phone get charged with a bolt of (artificial) lightning. All that and a few more odds and ends on the latest episode of Crave.

Crave stories:

- Sweden faces its own shutdown: Cause? Jellyfish

- Self-contained atomic clock watch may be world's first

- Household plastic ingredient spotted in space

- How Google's Project Loon rides the wind

- Thinking of quitting? Make a YouTube video as moving as this

- Bosses respond to the dancing YouTube quitter

- YouTube quitter offered job by Queen Latifah

- Scientists charge mobile phone with lightning

- Crave giveaway: Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking Premium 12

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