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The Lion Country Safari in Florida lost two of its giraffes to lightning last month. Above, two other giraffes at the drive-through safari.

2 giraffes were killed after being hit by lightning at a Florida zoo

A spokesperson for the Lion Country Safari says the two giraffes died instantly during the sudden storm on May 3.

A couple and their 3-year-old son were killed after lightning struck their farm in Malaysia – here’s how lightning is made and why it̵...

Lightning kills more than 2,000 people around the world every year, with survivors suffering long-term symptoms and life-altering ailments.

One of our favorite tech startups is having a big a holiday sale — and 100 people will get their orders for free

Anker is throwing a holiday sale through December 31 on its charging accessories, SoundCore speakers and headphones, Nebula projectors, and Eufy home products.

Apple’s new iPad Pro is not compatible with any external storage devices

None of your external hard drives or flash drives will work with Apple's new iPad Pro, which costs anywhere from $800 to $1,900.

It’s easier to plug Google’s Pixel 3 smartphones into Apple’s latest laptops than it is to plug in an iPhone

Now that the iPad Pro comes with USB-C, Apple's ecosystem is being fragmented by the iPhone.
Two F-35B Lightning II aircraft with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, prepare to land at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan

The F-35 Lightning fighter can’t stand up to real lightning, so Marines ordered specialty rods to keep them from going up in flames

A lightning strike to the F-35B Lightning II could fry the onboard systems — or, assuming some of the concerns over non-inert fuel tanks have yet to be addressed, start a fire or cause the aircraft to explode.
Apple CEO Tim Cook.

The woman who just cost Google $5 billion revealed her next target, and it could spell trouble for Apple

Margrethe Vestager has revealed her next target. The European Union's competition commissioner wants to investigate the lack of standardization among phone chargers. Apple's proprietary Lightning charger is an obvious outlier in the market.
What do you call this glowing insect — a firefly or a lightning bug?

Some Americans say ‘firefly’ while others say ‘lightning bug,’ and a series of maps highlights an interesting theory why

In the United States, glowing insects are known as "fireflies" or "lightning bugs" depending on where you live. There's an interesting theory to explain why the two competing terms emerged, and it has to do with the natural surroundings of the two regions.

Apple just cut the price of the one cable you can’t get anywhere else that charges your iPhone super fast

This is the cord you need if you want to plug the latest iPhone directly into the latest MacBook without a dongle. It's also the cord that unlocks a fast-charging option that can refill 50% of an iPhone 8 battery in 30 minutes.

Apple just introduced its first black Lightning cable — but you’ll have to buy the $5,000 iMac Pro to get it

Anyone who shells out for the new $5,000 iMac Pro will get a pleasant surprise: a black Lightning cable.