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(BBC)   Power lines emit an invisible glow only animals can see   ( divider line
    More: Interesting, tundra, electromagnetic spectrum, coronas, flashing lights, University College London, mammals  
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2014-03-17 12:42:50 PM  
Uh, without reading the article, you mean EMF? Which many animals can sense?
2014-03-17 12:45:45 PM  
It's Ultra Violet light, which pretty much all earth mammals can see. Except some monkeys and human beings. Cause we are actually from Mars.
2014-03-17 12:50:00 PM  
I walked under a power line once and got invisible cancer.
//No, I didn't. Or did I?
2014-03-17 01:06:27 PM  
It's actually kind of cool to see what certain things, particularly organic things, look like to UV-sensitives. Flowers, for example, look pretty interesting to bees.
2014-03-17 01:15:08 PM  
Does this mean they'll stop peeing on the electric fence?
2014-03-17 01:40:02 PM  

kroonermanblack: Uh, without reading the article, you mean EMF? Which many animals can sense?

2014-03-17 02:08:37 PM  
Like this, you mean? Full Size
2014-03-17 02:14:24 PM  
I dunno, the occasional crow that bites it on the high voltage transmission lines behind my house tell a diferent story.  I HATE when my dogs find it first (ewwwww)
2014-03-17 02:52:17 PM  
So they're OK with the random crackling noises?
2014-03-17 03:53:57 PM  
I hear you singin' in the wire
I can hear you through the whine
2014-03-17 10:07:00 PM  
If they can see it, it's not invisible.
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