Tom Fulry reports on an interesting discussion this afternoon with an elderly neighbor who'd come over to alert him to an NStar "service upgrade" tonight:
... I pulled out my blackberry to set an alarm.
"Don't point that device at me! I don't want to catch the death rays!"
I thought she was joking. I pointed it at my crotch, laughing that I can feel the waves penetrating me.
"Stop! You'll kill all your swimmers. You should not carry that radioactive brick anywhere near your down there," she said. ...