Drop an iPhone, and you run the risk of cracking its beautiful glass screen. But bury it in 280,000 pounds of grain, and it might just survive a trip around the world.
Oklahoma farmer Kevin Whitney made this inadvertent discovery when he lost his iPhone 4 while working in one of his grain silos, according to local TV station KFOR.
"I had it in my pocket, bent over to work on a hopper bottom door, and it fell out of my pocket into the grain pit," Whitney said.
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The phone was gone — or so it seemed. Nine months later, Whitney received a long-distance call from Kashima, Japan. "Is this Kevin Whitney?" the person asked. "Did you lose a cell phone?" Read more...
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